Kevin Martin sweeps into town Saturday

Kevin Martin, Brier and Olympic curling champion is in Quesnel Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday, Martin is at 378 Kinchant for the grand opening of the new H&R Block offices, from 1 – 4 p.m.

H&R Block is also using the occasion to support its Help Block Hunger program, a joint partnership with the Salvation Army.

Kim Manning, office manager with H&R Block asks visitors coming to meet Martin bring a non-perishable food item or make a cash donation.

“We will match donations up to $5,000.”

Sunday morning, from 9 – 10 a.m. Martin will be at the Quesnel Curling Club to sign autographs and answer questions.

“The price of admission is a non-perishable food item for the food bank,” manager of the Quesnel Curling Club, Dave Plante said.