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Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum's Summer Newsletter
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 It was a memorable night for the 2016 Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Inductees. Family, friends and sports enthusiasts joined together at the gala event to witness the induction of these amazing Albertans. 

They have left their imprint on sports in Alberta and they will be an important part of sport history as they enter the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. 
Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Honoured Members in attendence at the Induction Banquet June 3, 2016
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2016 Inductees into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame
2016 Inductees
 
Cheryl Bernard
Curling Athlete

Shirley Cameron
Hockey Builder

Marilyn Chidlow
Figure Skating Builder

Warren Hansen
Curling Builder

Sherraine Schalm
Fencing Athlete
Karl Weidle
Soccer Builder

Red Deer College Kings, 1999-2007
Volleyball Team

Joe, John, Tom Forzani & Basil Bark
Achievement Award

Brian, Tom, & Vernon Butterfield
Pioneer Award, Rodeo

Graham Kelly
Bell Memorial Award
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Every year nominations are received from the public for the following categories; Athlete, Builder, Team, Pioneer Award, Bell Memorial Award,  Achievement Award. If you know someone that you would like to nominate for induction into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, complete all the required documentation and send it to the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum.
The nomination entry deadline is 4:30 p.m. on January 31, 2017.

For Nomination Forms please visit our website: 
www.ashfm.ca/hall-of-fame-members/nomination-information
 
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“DEFINING MOMENTS”
The Injuries That Do Not Define Us
This exhibit explores the journey of six athletes from their early careers, through serious injuries, and their experiences in overcoming the injuries to continue in sport. These six athletes chose to rise above their injuries by embracing challenges and hard work. In doing so, they discovered their defining moment. Thank you to the AMA for their support in the creation of this exhibit.
CANOE POLO

Have you questioned why a sport played in kayaks is called Canoe Polo? Come find the answer and how you can participate in this new exhibit about Canoe Polo in Alberta.Thank you to Daryl O’Brian from the Alberta Canoe Polo Association for loaning us the kayak and equipment.
ROLLER DERBY

Ever wondered what all the hype was about with Roller Derby? This exhibit gives you a breakdown of the game and all the information needed for you to try the sport for yourself. Big thanks to Jam Slamwitch and the ladies with CARDA for helping us put this together.
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HONOURED MEMBER NEWS
Alfred Fischer (2005 Multisport Builder) was selected as an honorary member of the Saddledome Foundation Board of Directors in March.

Kelly Anne (Carter) Erdman (1999 Cycling Athlete) was hand-picked by Dietitians of Canada to co-author and update a position paper on the role of nutrition as a critical part of high performance sport.

Carol Huynh (2014 Wrestling Athlete) was named Assistant Chef de Mission for Team Canada at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio. 

Neil Langevin (2015 Lethbridge Pronghorns Women’s Rugby Team) was inducted into the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame in recognition of his coaching career.

Ken Newans (2011 Multisport Builder) retired from the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame’s selection committee after 30 years of service.
Glen Sather (1996 Hockey Builder) was honoured by the Edmonton Oilers organization in December 2015 with a Gala fundraising dinner, then with a banner hanging ceremony during the Oilers vs. NY Rangers game at Rexall Place.  The organization also celebrated the final game played at Rexall Place in April, with a many members present from the Edmonton Oilers five Stanley Cup teams (inducted in 2001).

Sutter Brothers (2000 Achievement Award) Brian, Darryl, Duane, Brent, Ron and Rich received the WHL Milestone Award in May.  Brent Sutter was selected to the WHL Top-50 Player List in February.

Hayley Wickenheiser (2004 Hockey Athlete) had two assists, and won her first Canadian Women’s Hockey League championship as the team brought home the Clarkson Cup.

Lauren Woolstencroft (2011 Paralympic Skiing Athlete) was inducted into the University of Victoria Sports Hall of Fame.
IN MEMORY 
Art Davis (2011 Pioneer Award – Multisport Builder) passed away March 19, 2016.

Gord Fester (2014, 1958-1962 Broder’s Chinooks Basketball Teams) – passed away March 11, 2016.

Don Getty (2005, 1954-1956 Edmonton Eskimos Football Teams), passed away Feb 26, 2016.

Joan Maclagan (1985 Figure Skating Builder) passed away November 9, 2015.
 
Bill Page (2005 Boxing Builder, Medicine Hat) passed away January 2, 2016.

Ronald Southern (1992 Equestrian Builder) passed away January 21, 2016.

Doug Terry (2014 Pioneer Award Broder’s Chinooks 1958-1962 Basketball Teams) passed away last year on July 24, 2015.
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The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum has created a Legacy Program to assist with the preservation of sports history and the stories that will inspire all for years to come, and we want you to be a part of it. 

Your Legacy Gift will support many programs such as the Hall of Fame Gallery, research, educational programs, collection expansion, capital improvements, and much more. With your help, we can continue to grow and celebrate achievements in Alberta sports. 

Leaving a Legacy can include planned giving, a one-time gift, a monthly gift, and many other opportunities. We are grateful and appreciative for the generosity of our supporters and friends and ask you to JOIN OUR TEAM. 
 
Please contact Donna Hateley, Managing Director, 
at 403-341-8614 for more information
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Our Stop Light Night was a great success with people wearing their colours according to their availability. We had a blast with our interactives as well as a few minute-to-win-it games before getting a few tables together for some adult board games.
Easter Family night was egg-xactly what we wanted and we were egg-cited with the turnout. Families came together for a fantastic easter egg hunt, games, and crafts.
Upcoming Summer camp! Join us for the mini-olympics at ASHFM on August 9, 2016! contact us for more information. 
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