30th Sport Volunteer Appreciation Banquet Did you know?
• Sport and recreation organizations engage 28 per cent
(5.3 million) of all volunteers in Canada.
• 1.8 million Canadians coach amateur sport. • 800,000 volunteer as referees or officials.
• 2 million volunteer as administrators or helpers in amateur sport.
• 72% of Canadians believe that sport is a key contributor
to the quality of life in their community.
• 92% of Canadians believe that community sport can
have a positive influence in the lives of youth. • Canadians rank sport as the 2nd most positive influence
in the lives of youth, after family. 2016 Award Categories Hamilton Hero Banner Dr. Gene Sutton Club Excellence Ray Lewis Community Service City of Hamilton Distinguished Youth Sport Volunteer Ron Foxcroft Fair Play (Officials) Dr. Ray Johnson Coach of the Year Pearson Dunn Insurance Inc. Distinguished Sport Volunteers United Trophy Volunteer of the Year