Sport BC to recognize Delta's sports heroes
Do you know of a sports hero in Delta?
If so, get your nomination in for the Community Sport Hero Awards which are coming to Delta March 21.
To be eligible, nominees for the Community Sport Hero Awards must meet the following criteria:
· Be an individual from the local community who makes a voluntary contribution to sport through coaching, officiating, boards, administration, special events, etc;
· Be an individual (not an organization or foundation); and
· Has been, or continues to be, a dedicated sport volunteer for a minimum of eight years.
“Volunteers are what fuel the development and sustainability of community sport within British Columbia,” said Sport BC’s Event Manager, Carey Summerfelt. “These awards are a rare and meaningful opportunity to acknowledge individuals who have made a significant and continued contribution to sport within their community.”
This ceremony marks the second stop of 2012 for the traveling awards show, presented this year by Teck. It will be the first visit to Delta for Sport BC’s Community Sport Hero Awards since the program began in 2001.
The Community Sport Hero Awards presented by Teck honours outstanding sport volunteers in communities across British Columbia. The awards recognize coaches, officials, mentors and administrators who have dedicated themselves to grow and develop amateur sport at the community level. For more information on the Community Sport Hero Awards presented by Teck visit SportBC.com.