Volunteer Recognition Awards for 2007Updated 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.
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.
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