On behalf of local minor athletes, thanks to the Kitchener Rangers, their fans and the local community for your ongoing support. With your help, the Kitchener Sports Association offers grants, financial support and scholarships to local sports groups and athletes. Thank you! Our monthly dinner meetings are open to the public and you are invited. For more on KSA, visit www.kitchenersports.ca.
KSA — Athlete of the Year cheque presentations
As part of the Athlete of the Year program, each nominee’s local minor sport club receives a $250 donation from the Kitchener Sports Association. KSA also makes a $250 donation on behalf of each Award of Excellence recipient and $500 for the Athlete of the Year’s home club. Photo of the cheque recipients: (Front L-R) Tatiana Artunes (Waterloo Regional Boxing Academy for Athlete of the Year, Mandy Bujold), Dave MacNeil (Wildhawks Basketball for Jamal Murray), Rosemary Smith (K&W Community Foundation, KSA Legacy Fund for Civitan Sports Waterloo Region), Jean Howitt (Chair of the Athlete of the Year program), Bruce Glebe (Laurel Creek Track for Leah Robinson) and Stephen Brown (KW Minor Tackle Football for Tyler Varga). (Back l-r) Bill Pegg (KSA President), Gilles Butcher (KW Minor Boys Softball for Brandon Horn), Randy McCarten (Kitchener Minor Hockey – Donna’s Kids, for Todd Hoffman), Jason Breau (KW Minor Lacrosse for Ryan Benesch and Dhane Smith), Mike Quigley (KW Youth Basketball for Jamal Murray), Craig Findlay (Stanley Park Optimist Ball for Gord Dearborn) and Paul Pavan (KW Predators Volleyball for Sarah Pavan). Absent from photo: Frank Wolf who received ROW Swim Club’s cheque for nominee Alec Elliott. (The two local basketball associations shared KSA’s donation on behalf of nominee Jamal Murray.) (Sept. 20, 2016 KSA Dinner)