The Slo-Pitch National Ontario Region announced it’s annual volunteer recognition awards at the 2018 Ontario League Conference hosted Saturday January 20 in Mississauga at the Sandman Hotel.
Volunteer Recognition Awards were presented to:
ONTARIO DISTRICT COORDINATOR OF THE YEAR Shawn Bomhower
ONTARIO TOURNAMENT OF THE YEAR “The Zones” (Convener - Bonnie Branch)
ONTARIO CONVENER OF THE YEAR Mike McKenzie
ONTARIO VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR Dave Mantell
ONTARIO TOURNAMENT COORDINATOR OF THE YEAR Gloria Dorner
ONTARIO UMPIRE OF THE YEAR Chris Turcotte
Bill Bowers Memorial LEAGUE OF THE YEAR Peterborough Slo-Pitch Association Inc.
Bill Miller, President Slo-Pitch National, Gloria Dorner, Chatham – Tournament Coordinator of the Year, Mike McKenzie, London – Convener of the Year, Bonnie Branch, Barrie, Tournament of the Year,, Shawn Bomhower, Sudbury – District Coordinator of the Year, Dave Mantell – GTA West, Volunteer of the Year, Tricia Harrow Rodic, Provincial Coordinator, Slo-Pitch National
The Bill Bowers Memorial Award was introduced to recognize outstanding League Contributions. The inaugural award was presented to Bower’s hometown league, the Peterborough Slo-Pitch Association. Bob Lewis was on hand to accept the award on the league’s behalf from Tricia Harrow Rodic Provincial Coordinator, Slo-Pitch National
Chris Turcotte, Kincardine – for Umpire of the Year
Congratulations to all of the award winners this past weekend. Your volunteer efforts should never go unrecognized! You are what allows the sport of slo-pitch to be executed across Ontario.