For Immediate Release – Monday, December 18, 2023
Lethbridge Sport Council is excited to announce their Call for Nominations for the 14th Annual Lethbridge Sport Council Achievement Awards. These awards recognize and showcase excellence and spirit in sport including athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, and sport leaders.
As we prepare to wrap up 2023, we invite nominations for our sport awards, celebrating the remarkable achievements of our sport community. Throughout this past year, our athletes have not only participated but have soared to new heights in sport. Behind the scenes, our coaches, officials, volunteers, and administrators have continued their tireless efforts to create a quality sport environment, providing our athletes with opportunities to pursue their passions. The support from our business community remains an integral part of the success of sport. We look forward to recognizing and honoring the outstanding contributions that have shaped the sporting landscape in 2023.
Susan Eymann executive director of the Lethbridge Sport Council said, "Honouring outstanding contributions in sport has been a rewarding journey since the inception of the Lethbridge Sport Council Achievement Awards in 2010. Lethbridge has a community of dedicated individuals involved in sport and in celebration, we call on our community to submit nominations."
4 Award Categories include:
- Athlete Performance (Junior Male and Female, Senior Male and Female, Master, Athlete with a Disability, Special Olympics Athlete, Amateur Team)
- Sport Excellence (Community Coach, High Performance Coach, Officiating, Volunteer in Sport, Dr. Gary Bowie Sport Event, Business & Sport Excellence)
- Leadership (Shaun Ward Sport Champion, Sport Administrator, Sport Organization)
- Spirit in Sport Awards (Servus Credit Union Outstanding Sport Citizen, Knud Petersen Spirit in Sport Award)
Any person that is affiliated with a Lethbridge sport organization, trains at a Lethbridge sport facility, or is a resident of Lethbridge is eligible. Online nomination form, award guidelines and information about sponsoring an award are available at https://lethbridgesportcouncil.ca/events/achievement-awards.
The deadline for nominations is January 31, 2024. The Awards Ceremony will be held April 16th at the Canadian Western Bank Lounge in the ENMAX Centre.
For further information, please contact:
Communication Manager, Lethbridge Sport Council