Nanaimo Sports Hall of Fame

Sports Hall of FameThe Sports Hall of Fame Committee of the Nanaimo Museum is holding its 2008 Induction Banquet in the Mount Benson Ball Room of the Port of Nanaimo Centre (aka Vancouver Island Conference Centre) downtown on Saturday, September 20, 2008. The doors will open at 5:30 pm, the Parade of Inductees will be at 6 pm, and dinner will be served at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $75 each and available at the Nanaimo Museum, 101 Museum Way. They can also be reserved with a credit card by calling Debbie or Arvon at 250-753-1821 and such tickets will be held for pick up at the event. For catering requirements, banquet tickets must be ordered by September 17 and will not be available at the door.

This will be a milestone event for Nanaimo as the new Sports Hall of Fame opens in the lobby of the Nanaimo Museum. The banquet is intended to celebrate Nanaimo's sporting history and to honour the 2008 inductees on this auspicious occasion. The inductees will be led from the reception to the Mt. Benson Ball Room by Piper Bill Poppy, and the guest speaker will be famed Canadian hockey broadcaster Jim Robson. The committee members look forward to applauding the accomplishments of the inductees from Nanaimo's incredible sporting community with you!

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