Chatham Sports Hall Announces Inductees
The Board of Directors of the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce the 2016 inductees into the Hall. Voting was done by the volunteer, thirteen member, Selection Committee made up of Honoured Members and former Voting Members of the Hall. As a result of the voting, the following will be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
- Athlete – Modern – Marcia Thiesen – volleyball player
- Athlete – Legend –Juli Elders – track & field athlete
- Builder – Linda Lewis – minor baseball executive
- Builder – Randy Bartlett – volleyball coach and administrator
- Team – 1970 Chatham Kent Concretes – Sr. “A” Baseball
Linda Lewis and Randy Bartlett tied for most points in the Builder category and will both be inducted.
The Annual Dinner and Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the WISH Centre. Tickets for the dinner will go on sale on August 1st and may be purchased from any of the directors, specifically Jay Teetzel (519-354-2333), or at the WISH Centre. The cost is $40.00 for adults and $20.00 for children under 10.
The Board congratulates all five of these new inductees as well as the other individuals and teams who were nominated. All unsuccessful nominations will remain on file and will automatically be considered in succeeding years. New nominations must be submitted by May 1, 2017 to be eligible for next year’s voting. Nomination forms are available from Mike Murphy (519-352-8698) or on our website, chathamsportshalloffame.com .