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Awards Honour Top Sport Volunteers in Hamilton

HAMILTON, ON - September 22, 2017 - The top sport volunteers in Hamilton were honoured last night at the 31st Annual Sport Volunteer Appreciation Banquet. There were over 30 award winners representing sports organizations, coaches, administrators, officials and youth from across the city. Two Hamilton Hero Banners were unveiled at the event this year and were presented to recipients Ryan Ellis and Sheila Hill (nee: Dezeeuw).

 “The dedication of the amateur sporting community here in Hamilton is second to none in the Province of Ontario. The many coaches and volunteers that spend their personal time to develop young athletes and promote the sports that they truly love leads to an enriching life for so many residents of Hamilton.” - Chris Herstek, Director of Recreation

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  • Over 700 attendees and more than 60 sport organizations took part in the 31st Annual Sport Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

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