Basketball Nova Scotia announces 2017 Frank Baldwin Award Winners
Basketball Nova Scotia – Halifax, NS (July 7, 2017) – Basketball Nova Scotia is excited to be rejuvenating the Frank Baldwin Award at the 2017 Bluenose Classic Basketball tournament. The award is presented to those individuals who, like Frank, have dedicated their time to building the sport of basketball. This year two individuals will receive posthumous recognition along with four builders of the game who have spent centuries giving back on the court.
“We are extremely proud to be recognizing the individuals selected,” said David Wagg, Executive Director of Basketball Nova Scotia. He adds, “Each and every recipient has inspired and positively impacted so many young basketball players and coaches in our basketball community.”
The Frank Baldwin Award recognizes the countless hours volunteers have dedicated to building, supporting and growing the sport of basketball. “Volunteering is the foundation of the sport system and we are so fortunate to have such a great community,” said Jeremy Jackson President of Basketball Nova Scotia.
This year we are proud to recognize the following individuals;
Mike Kennedy, Cape Breton (Passed on: June 10th, 2017) Accepted by Rose Anne Kennedy and Family.
Wade Smith, Halifax (Passed on: June 2nd, 2017) Accepted by Sherry Jackson Smith, Jaden Smith and Jaxon Smith.
Eric Dolliver, Lunenburg County
Jack Murphy, Lunenburg County
Mark Parker, Halifax
Dave Harris, Annapolis Valley
The recipients and families will be recognized at halftime during the Men’s Open Final on July 9th, 2017 at the Canada Games Centre. Our Friends and Partners at Eastlink will emcee the presentations. The Open final and award presentations can be viewed by Eastlink customers on Channel 10 and HD 610.
About Basketball Nova Scotia
Basketball Nova Scotia is the sport governing body for amateur Basketball. We provide membership services, grassroots and high performance programs while promoting the growth and development of our game. Basketball Nova Scotia is a non-profit, representing more than 7,500 athletes, coaches and officials.
For more information please contact:
Basketball Nova Scotia
(902) 425-5450 ext.348