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Saugeen Shores selects three 2017 Hall of Fame inductees

March 24, 2017
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The Saugeen Shores Hall of Fame selection committee is pleased to announce that Earl and Geordie Farrell, Sarah Hall Casanova, and Alda Wilson were, this past week, selected for induction into the Saugeen Shores Hall of Fame for 2017.

 Earl and Geordie Farrell are being inducted in the Builder category as the creators and long time coaches of the highly successful Saugeen Track & Field Club. Earl and Geordie have coached many Nationally and Internationally ranked athletes.

Sarah Hall Casanova is being inducted as an Athlete for a very successful amateur swimming career. Sarah began swimming with the Port Elgin Breakers Swim Club and advanced to Canadian university ranks. Sarah was named the University of Guelph Female Athlete of the Year in 1988 and was inducted into the University of Guelph Gryphons Hall of Fame in 2012.

 Alda Wilson is also being inducted as an Athlete. Alda was born in Port Elgin in 1910 and lived there until her late teens when the family moved to Toronto. Alda competed for the Lucky Horseshoe Track Club reaching the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics for the 80metre hurdles and the 1934 British Empire Games.

 

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Some former inductees are shown below:
2008    2013     2015

All three will be inducted into the Hall at a dinner and ceremony at the Saugeen Shores Community Complex, upstairs in the Rotary Hall on Thursday May 11th. The evening starts at 6:30. Tickets are $40 each and the public is welcome to attend.

For information contact Rob Dunlop at 519-483-6513


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