Niagara-on-the-Lake Sports Wall of Fame

On Thursday, August 23rd at 6:00 p.m. a ceremony will be held to unveil this year’s inductee to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Sports Wall of Fame. From many outstanding possibilities, the committee selected Mr. Bob Hunter, who is being inducted into the ‘builder’ category. Builders are trainers, coaches, officials or executive members whose volunteer work for Niagara-on-the- Lake sports, over an extended period of time, has been outstanding.

The reception, starting at 6:00 p.m., and the ceremony, starting at 7:00 p.m., will take place in the lobby of the Meridian Credit Union Arena and the event is open to the public. This ceremony is to recognize those among us who have made considerable contributions to sports in our community.

Bob Hunter - Builder

Born, raised and living his entire life in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Bob Hunter has always optimized citizenship and good family values. While an excellent athlete himself, it is his, dedication to Niagara minor hockey which is being recognized here. For over 20 years as a coach, director and president, among untold other positions, he managed the sport as a whole and individuals in particular to an understanding and appreciation of what sportsmanship and the ‘fun of the game’ really is. For this, his volunteerism, and his wonderful personality he will long be remembered and our Town will remain eternally grateful.

For additional information contact: Ward Simpson
Wall of Fame Chairwardsimpson@cogeco.ca