MB Hall of Fame Inductions Are This Weekend!
Sport Manitoba – 37th Annual Induction Ceremonies
The 37th annual Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies will honour five athletes, two builders, and two teams.
The 2016 November inductees are:
- Dr. Cal Botterill, Sport Medicine – Builder
- Jim Heighton, All Round – Athlete
- Alanna (Yakiwchuk) Hinrichsen, Athletics – Athlete
- Joey Johnson, Wheelchair Basketball – Athlete
- Mike Keane, Hockey – Athlete
- Rhiannon Leier-Blacher, Swimming – Athlete
- *John Reilly, Rugby – Builder
- 1971-74 University of Winnipeg Wesmen, Volleyball – Team
- 1985 Bob Ursel Team, Curling – Team
Inductees will be available 6:00 – 6:15 p.m. for media photos and interviews
1808 Wellington Avenue, Winnipeg
Honoured Members Reception
An exclusive, inductees only, VIP reception the night before the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame 2016 Induction Ceremonies. New inductees will sign the honoured members wall.
Exclusive event for inductees & VIPs
Friday, November 4, 2016
7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
8:00 p.m. Formal Program
Inductees will be available 7:15pm – 7:45pm for photos and interviews.
RSVPs are required for the Friday night reception. Please RSVP now
Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Gallery
145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg
Sport Manitoba is a not for profit organization and the lead planning, programming and funding agency for the development of amateur sport in Manitoba. Located in the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, Sport Manitoba partners with over 100 organizations to deliver sport in our province and is responsible for programs including the Power Smart Manitoba Games, Coaching Manitoba, Team Manitoba, Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, Fit Kids Healthy Kids, and KidSport. Services provided include the Sport Medicine Centre, Sport Performance Centre, and Sport Resource Centre.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Communications/Public Relations Officer, Sport Manitoba
Rick Brownlee, Sport Heritage Manager, Sport Manitoba