(Excerpt from the South Delta Leader newspaper)
Sport BC will honour 10 dedicated sport leaders from Delta March 28 with the Community Sport Hero Awards presented by Teck.
The public award ceremony at 6:30pm, hosted at The Coast Tsawwassen Inn in Delta, celebrates the contributions of long-time community sport volunteers.
Mayor Lois Jackson will be in attendance to present the winners with their awards and a gift from the Community Sport Heroes Awards’ official apparel provider, FIRSTAR Sports Inc.
“The Community Sport Hero Awards are a celebration of volunteers who have contributed eight or more years to sport,” said Carey Summerfelt, Event Manager of Sport BC. “Sport is crucial to the development of strong, healthy communities, and community volunteers, like the 10 scheduled to be honoured, are essential to that success.”
The following individuals are the outstanding volunteers who were selected by their peers to receive the 2012 Community Sport Hero Awards in Delta:
• Lyle Gatley, Rowing
• Len Stroh, Multisport
• Angie Schwan, Lacrosse
• Cliff Lane, Softball
• Joy Fera, Rowing
• Lynette Baldock, Action Schools
• Heather Hamlin, Hockey
• Maurice Hamlin, Hockey
• Bruce Fingarson, Judo
• Dawn Williams, Skating