October 23, 2016
COLLINGWOOD SPORTS HALL OF FAME
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Last night, Collingwood welcomed 3 new Inductees and 4 championship teams to its honoured membership.
Attended by 150 friends, families, team-mates, spectators and Hall of Fame members, the evening featured a hearty meal and team presentations.
This year, Collingwood welcomed its first Cheercore team with attendees viewing a video of the team’s 2014-15 National Award Winning performance. Additionally, two hockey teams (1999-2000 Collingwood Kinsmen Peewee & 2010-11 Collingwood Atom AE) and 1982 1982 Provincial championship Kells Slo Pitch team.
Ron Finn – retired NHL linesman – regaled the crowd with stories of his 27 year career (1969- 1996).
The evening concluded with the Sports Hall of Fame – Induction Ceremony honouring Peter Kemp – Builder, John Stephenson – Builder & Ron Westlake – Athlete – Alpine Skiing as its newest members.
Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame Directors: Marie Stephenson, Jim Malley, Dave Chandler, Dave Labelle, Harold Reid, Kevin Lloyd, Sandy Cunningham, Mary Ann Scudder, Mark Rich.