January 4, 2018

 COLLINGWOOD SPORTS HALL OF FAME

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
 

The directors of the Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame invite the residents of our community to submit nominations for consideration of member Induction in the COLLINGWOOD SPORTS HALL OF FAME. Nominations within the ‘Builders’, ‘Athletes’ and ‘Team’ categories will be accepted commencing Monday, January 8 through Friday, March 23, 2018 at 4:30 pm.

Official guidelines and nomination forms will be available online or at Town of Collingwood – Parks, Recreation and Culture Department located at 55 Ste. Marie Street or Centennial Aquatic Centre at 451 Third Street. This fully completed forms will provide the Selection Committee with the required facts in their consideration and endorsement.

In May, a press release will be issued to recognize these honoured individuals from our sporting community. These successful nominee(s) will be celebrated during the Induction Ceremony planned for Saturday, October 27, 2018.

The Hall of Fame, situated at the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena, was established to celebrate the rich sporting heritage of our community. Currently, the Hall of Fame features a grand total of 149 local builders & athletes that have moved into a professional sports career or achieved local/provincial/national amateur and professional championships.

Upon the Selection Committee’s recommendation for member Induction, the public will be welcomed to participate in the Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame Dinner planned this coming Fall.

This year’s event marks the 44th year since the Hall’s inception in 1974.

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.