Raising funds for a Judo athlete

Image and Angles Hair Salon and Urban Oasis Hair Salon & Day Spa are raising funds and demonstrating their support for Shianne Gronen.

Image and Angles Hair Salon and Urban Oasis Hair Salon & Day Spa are raising funds and demonstrating their support for Shianne Gronen, a young woman born and raised in Creston heading to the 2018 Junior Judo World Championship in Nassau Bahamas.

Gronen began her judo training at the Creston Judo Club. Two years ago Gronen decided to move to Lethbridge, Alberta to train full time, followed by a recent move to Montreal where she trains six days a week at the Canadian Nation Judo Centre.

Dedication to the sport and her training has resulted in Gronen being presented with opportunities to compete at national and international tournaments. Gronen will be attending the following tournaments throughout 2018.

Canada Cup in Montreal

June 29-July 1

European Tour in the Czech Republic and Germany

July 27-July 31

U21 Worlds in Nassau Bahamas

October 18-21

“I’m really proud of her and all she has accomplished so far. We are hoping to raise $4000. Image and Angles Hair Salon and Urban Oasis Hair Salon & Day Spa have toonie jars set out to collect donations ” said Gronen’s mother Shellie Youngberg.

Funds raised will go towards helping Shianne Gronen with expenses when she attends the 2018 Junior Judo World Championship in Nassau Bahamas later this year.


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