Nominations welcome for heritage awards
SYDNEY — Nominations are being accepted for the 2009 Cape Breton Sport Heritage Awards recognizing the accomplishments of the Cape Breton athletes, coaches, teams, officials and builders.
Community members and sport governing bodies are encouraged to nominate individuals or teams for their achievements during the 2009 calendar year.
Categories include male and female athlete, coach, team, official and executive/volunteer. The nomination should include a thorough description of milestones, awards and titles.
“ There are many worthy candidates for the awards” said Carol Rizzetto, chair of the awards selection committee. “ We encourage people to nominate a person or team they feel has contributed greatly to Cape Breton sport over the past year. Nominations are crucial to the process.”
Nomination forms are available on the Cape Breton Sport Heritage Awards website at www.capebretonsporthalloffame.com or by contacting Rizzetto at 562-8981 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for nominations is March 15.
The website lists past heritage awards winners, as well as those inducted into the Cape Breton Sport Hall of Fame.
The Cape Breton Sport Heritage Awards ceremony is slated for May 29.