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Pearls for QS16 and ET55

posted Mar 23, 2019, 3:55 PM by Craig S   [ updated Dec 18, 2019, 1:54 PM ]


A Pearls For The Boys shirt spotted as far south as the Caribbean.  Austin Nerbas showing off his fish, and his Pearls For The Boys shirt, in Punta Cana.

Austin Nerbas showing off his fish, and his Pearls For The Boys shirt, in Punta Cana

We (Stevenson's and Thomas's) presented a $12,000 cheque from the Pearls Only For the Boys tee shirt sales proceeds to The Friends of the Bowl Foundation.  These funds will go towards to completion of the new Cairns building construction.  See below for social media posts from the presentation.  Immediately below is the media release from Gordie Howe Sports Complex regarding $12,000 cheque from the Pearls Only For the Boys tee shirt sales proceeds to The Friends of the Bowl.

Media release from Gordie Howe Sports Complex regarding $12,000 cheque from the Pearls Only For the Boys tee shirt sales proceeds to The Friends of the Bowl.

The Stevenson and Thomas families officially presented $12,000 to the Friends of the Bowl on behalf of Pearls Only for the Boys

We (Stevenson's and Thomas's) presented a $12,000 cheque from the Pearls Only For the Boys tee shirt sales proceeds to The Friends of the Bowl We (Stevenson's and Thomas's) presented a $12,000 cheque from the Pearls Only For the Boys tee shirt sales proceeds to The Friends of the Bowl

Jamie Campbell even sent out a congratulatory Twitter reply to Laurie's tweet.
Jamie Campbell Twitter replied to Laurie's tweet about the cheque presentation

Dustin Molleken was out last Friday (Oct. 25th) to face Greg Bron's academy hitters.  Dustin was getting in some pitching reps before he leaves with Team Canada to South Korea.  By the way, guess what shirt Dustin was wearing!
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The Manitoba Interlake team that was at 21U Westerns bought some Pearls.  Thanks for supporting our cause!
The Manitoba Interlake team that was at 21U Westerns bought some Pearls.  Thanks for supporting our cause!

Scott and Laurie on CTV News talking about the great things the ET Trust has done recently.  They are looking good in their Pearls tee shirts.
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The 13U AAA Blue Dirt Bags are at Westerns.  They are proudly wearing their Pearls for the Boys at opening ceremonies.
The 13U AAA Blue Dirt Bags are at Westerns.  They are proudly wearing their Pearls for the Boys at opening ceremonies.

A video clip of the 13U AAA Blue Dirt Bags are at Westerns opening ceremonies with a mention of the Pearls for the Boys.

Ben Harrison and his family recently were at a Blue Jays vs Yankees game.  Ben sent me the following message with the photo, "Pearls for the Boys made it onto the Score highlights of Sanchez's home run at the Jay's game today...just missed catching his homerun ball😁👍".
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21U Westerns were hosted in Saskatoon Aug 9-11, 2019.  The speaker at the opening ceremonies briefly chatted about Evan and Quinn as baseball players, and talked about the Pearls for the Boys initiative.  Scott Thomas threw the opening pitch at the end of the ceremonies.  See the following video.

Laurie Thomas Instagram post following the 21U Westerns opening ceremonies.  The Hoppers passed the signed baseball on to Scott and Laurie.
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One of Interlake team representatives tweeted to Laurie about the opening ceremonies (Pearls for the Boys were talked about).
One of Interlake team representatives tweeted to Laurie about the opening ceremonies (Pearls for the Boys were talked about)

Bonny did a Pearls tee shirt audio interview with C95 and 650 CKOM.

Kip Simon, owner of 22Fresh and the creative genius for the Pearls tee shirts, at Rogers Centre with his family and Pearls.
Kip Simon, owner of 22Fresh and the creative genius for the Pearls tee shirts, at Rogers Centre with his family and Pearls Kip Simon's son with his Pearls tee shirt and his brother at Rogers Centre

Many teams wore their Pearls tee shirts at Provincials:

18U AA Slow Trains at 22 Fresh during Provincials at Regina.
Slow Trains at 22 Fresh showing off their Pearls tee shirts Bonny's Instagram of the Slow Trains at 22 Fresh showing off their Pearls tee shirts.  She posted this just prior to the Trains playing in the championship game.

21U AAA Hoppers at Provincials in Saskatoon.
21U AAA Hoppers have their orange Pearl tee shirts on at Provincials.  They look awesome.

18U AAA Diamondbacks at Provincials in Saskatoon.
18U AAA Diamondbacks have their Pearl tee shirts on at Provincials 18U AAA Diamondbacks have their Pearl tee shirts on at Provincials

18U Walk Off A's at Provincials in Moosomim.
18U AA Walk Off have their Pearl tee shirts on at Provincials

Daniel Rauckman's 11U AAA team wearing their Pearls at Provincials.
Daniel Rauckman's Mosquito AAA team wearing their Pearls at Provincials.

Bonny did a Pearls tee shirt interview with CJWW.  Here is the article and the audio interview.

Carter Boehm (left) wearing orange version of Pearls tee shirt that was done for his team, The Hoppers.  Tyson Vogel (right) wearing Outlaws green version of Pearls tee shirt.  Quinn played briefly for Outlaws just prior to his passing.
Carter Boehm (left) wearing orange version of Pearls tee shirt that was done for his team, The Hoppers.  Tyson Vogel (right) wearing Outlaws green version of Pearls tee shirt.  Quinn played briefly for Outlaws just prior to his passing.

Brent Penner, an acquaintance from Saskatoon, was in Boston and met up with Buck Martinez (television play-by-play announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays) in a a hotel.  Buck was in Boston for the Blue Jays vs. Red Sox series.
Brent Penner, an acquaintance from Saskatoon, was in Boston and met up with Buck Martinez (television play-by-play announcer for the Toronto Blue Jays) in a a hotel.  Buck was in Boston for the Blue Jays vs. Red Sox series.

The Walk Off A's, from the Saskatoon Midget AA League, showing off their team Pearls tee shirts.
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The Lorenz family and ourselves in our Pearls tee shirts, along with a actual pearl.  The Lorenz family are from Moose Jaw and their son Tyler plays with the Moose Jaw Canucks.  They won QSMAA the two years previous, thus the reason Tyler is holding the new QSMAA plaque.
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Pearls Only for the Boys Interview - Global News

If the link for this video does not work, you can view with this link.

22Fresh's Kip Simon commented on Bonny and Laurie's interview, "Thank you for sharing.  Someone must have been cutting onions while I was watching. :)"

Pearls Only for the Boys Interview - Global News (supper)

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Bonny's interview with CKOM's David Kirton regarding Pearls for the Boys.

Lyndon Kappel wearing his Pearls for the Boys at St Andrews Links, Fife, Scotland.
Lyndon Kappel wearing his Pearls for the Boys at St Andrews Links, Fife, Scotland

Michasiw's son - proud of his Pearls for the Boys shirt.
Michasiw's son - proud of his Pearls for the Boys shirt

Logan Hofmann of Muenster is showing off his Pearls for the Boys in St. Louis, Missouri at a St. Louis Cards tryout (left) - he had just been drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft.  He currently plays with the Falmouth Commodores in the Cape Cod Baseball League.  His uncle Justin is trying to create a twitter storm (right).
Logan Hofmann of Muenster is showing off his Pearls for the Boys in St. Louis, Missouri at a St. Louis Cards tryout - he had just been drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft.  He currently plays with the Falmouth Commodores in the Cape Cod Baseball League. Logan Hofmann of Muenster is showing off his Pearls for the Boys in St. Louis, Missouri at a St. Louis Cards tryout - he had just been drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft.  He currently plays with the Falmouth Commodores in the Cape Cod Baseball League.  His uncle Justin is trying to create a twitter storm.

Connor Sparks of Saskatoon is showing off his Pearls for the Boys in California - he plays for the Sacramento State Athletics. 
Connor Sparks of Saskatoon is showing off his Pearls for the Boys in California - he plays for the Sacramento State Athletics Connor Sparks of Saskatoon is showing off his Pearls for the Boys in California - he plays for the Sacramento State Athletics

The gentlemen in this picture is a sports lover and thought the Pearls shirts was great idea.  He bought a Pearl shirt for himself and his girl.
The gentlemen in this picture is a sports lover and thought the Pearls shirts was great idea.  He bought a Pearl shirt for himself and his girl.

Kyle Beal is sporting his Pearls tee shirt in Berlin!
Kyle Beal is sporting his Pearls tee shirt in Berlin

Pearls for the Boys made it on Blue Jay Central with Jamie Campbell (left).  Bonny's e-mail address got splashed across the screen on national television.  Within a couple of minutes after the TV spotted aired, about 25 orders were received.  Picture to the right shows Jamie in his Pearls tee shirt.
Pearls for the Boys made it on Blue Jay Central with Jamie Campbell.  Within a couple of minutes after the TV spotted aired, about 25 orders were received. Jamie Campbell in his Pearls tee shirt


First order of Pearls for the Boys have arrived!
First order of Pearls for the Boys have arrived!


Bonny's social media post to order the for the pearls for QS16 and ET55 tee shirts.  See order form below.
Bonny's social media post for the pearls for QS16 and ET55

Front and back of the tee shirt:
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New QS16 logo https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipNjGhNVUin50az1IsJt6YPpXEb_8WxEtutwT6FeVKPEkDhxEiJNZdQJ6mchLARxhA/photo/AF1QipNJMJmCgmQJRkmoltmJZKkI8p95ceEZ3dc0zOJQ?key=cnVweGRFRWNsZGk1dzl0WThCc09iTkRRYy1UWmZR

Click on this link and then click on File to download Excel form.

Pearls for Evan & Quinn

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