Volunteer Recognition Awards for 2007

Updated Monday January 6, 2014 by Kitchener Sports Association.


PHOTO: (L-R) KSA President John Thompson,  recipients of the Volunteer Award for Stanley Park T-Ball Karen & Boyd Nairn and the evening's guest speaker Jim Fanning (former GM of the Montreal Expos).  (Absent from photo, Leah and Dayna Nairn) Photo by Brenda McTearnen. 



Guest speaker

Jim Fanning

Former GM of the Montreal Expos

Jim Fanning is ambassador to amateur baseball/Canada for the Toronto Blue Jays and a former catcher, manager and front office executive in Major League Baseball.

The first general manager of the Montreal Expos of the National League (appointed in 1968), he served the Expos in a number of capacities for almost 25 years, and as their field manager in 1981 he guided Montreal into the playoffs for the only time in the 36-year history of the franchise.  

Jim Fanning  was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000.


Volunteer Award Recipients for 2007

K-W Skatng Club - Donald Johnny 

Kitchener Minor Boys Softball - Mark J. May

Region of Waterloo Swim Club - Gary Gfroerer 

K-W Synchronized Swimming - Sue Joseph

Kitchener Minor Baseball - Terry Boegel 

K-W Water Polo Club - Tracey Perschbacher

Waterloo Regional Boxing Academy - Jim Tait

K-W Youth Basketball - Vanetta Brash

Twin Cities Minor Tackle Football - Mike Bender

KSA - Bill Pegg 

Kitchener Minor Girls Softball - Sheila Thompson 

Stanley Park Optimist T-Ball - Karen & Boyd Nairn & family

Kitchener Minor Hockey - Richard Burjoski

Waterloo Region Nordic Sports - Susan Shields

K-W Rowing Club - Renee MacPhee 

KW Sertoma Speed Skating - Don Clarke 

 Kitchener Soccer  - Donna Occleston

 Waterloo Region Track III Ski School - Dan Greener

 Tsuruoka Kai Karate - Ron Park

 Sports for Special Athletes - Ken Costello

K-W Inline Hockey - Robin Hunter

 Forest Hill T-Ball - Harold MacKinnon


Photos of the award presentations 

Volunteer Recognition Program



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