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Region of Waterloo Hall of Fame

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May 15, 2011


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Region of Waterloo Hall of Fame

waterloo museumThe Waterloo Region Hall of Fame honours people who make a difference.

Join the citizens of Waterloo Region as they pay tribute to eight individuals and two sports teams in recognition of their accomplishments and outstanding contributions to this community. The induction ceremony takes place Sunday, May 15 at 2 p.m. in the Waterloo Region Museum. Light refreshments will follow the ceremony.

2011 Inductees:

Ray Alviano – Sports Builder

Lorna Bergey – Heritage Preservation

Peter Brill – Ice Hockey

Mel Brown  – Musician

Stan Deckert – Community Service

Garnet (Bud) Koehler – Motorcycle Racing

Katherina Kubenk – Freestyle Skiing

Rabbi Philip Rosensweig – Faith Community Leader

Breslau Merchants – Softball

University of Waterloo Warriors 1974/75 – Basketball

The Waterloo Region Hall of Fame honours individuals and groups – now numbering more that 400 – for their significant contributions to the community. Hall of Fame exhibits will open in the new Waterloo Region Museum in late 2011.

The Waterloo Region Hall of Fame grew out of a proposal in 1965 to establish a local Sports Hall of Fame in Kitchener. Prior to its opening in 1972, the Hall of Fame concept was expanded to include pioneers and community builders. The Hall of Fame is overseen by a Board of Governors with representation from across Waterloo Region.

Where: Waterloo Region Museum, 10 Huron Street, Kitchener

When: May 15, 2011

Time: 2:00pm

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