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Sports Hall of Fame welcomes new inductees

May 29, 2014   ·   0 Comments

Seven new members honoured

The Rotary Club of Orangeville’s Sports Hall of Fame held it’s annual induction dinner on Thursday, May 22, to welcome new members to this prestigious group.

The Hall of Fame honours Orangeville athletes, coaches, and builders who have made a significant contribution to sports – both locally and on national and international levels.

A Hall of Fame committee makes the annual selections based on nominations from the public.

This year, the committee selected seven individuals who have made outstanding contributions to athletics.

In the Builder category, Greg Verner was honoured as a long time volunteer and coach with the Orangeville Hawks Basketball Organization.

Bob and Fiona Clevely were inducted into the Builder category for their long-time service as volunteers with the Orangeville Northmen Lacrosse Club in a host of different capacities.

Adam Copeland and Jay Reso, were honoured as athletes. As a tag team wrestling duo, Copeland and Reso teamed up to become seven time WWE tag team champions.

Hanna and Barry Sawyer were inducted into the Builder category as long time volunteers with Orangeville Minor Hockey, Orangeville Minor and Northmen lacrosse, and the Orangeville Crushers Junior hockey team.

         

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