February 5

February 5

KidSport Nelson recognizes community helpers

The KidSport Nelson Committee recognized their 2012 supporters during the Nelson Junior Leafs game on January 26.

The KidSport Nelson Committee recognized their 2012 supporters during the Nelson Junior Leafs game on January 26. KidSport is a national organization which benefits children between the ages six and 18 to participate in sports by removing financial barriers “So ALL Kids Can Play!”

Those in attendance included: (standing L-R) Gary McQuaid (committee), Vito Tummillo (Canadian Italian Society), Tom Thomson (donor), Chuck Bennett (Nelson Youth Soccer), Laura Torrans (Nelson Regional Sports Council), Gioconda Gordon (Nelson Rotary Club), Chuck Brind’Amour (Nelson Leafs Hockey Society), Linda Lussier (IODE), Jade Jeffers (LV Rogers Rec Leadership Class), John O’Neil (Nelson Lions Club), Jessica Heer (LVR), Annette Ball (West Kootenay Football Club), Mikaela Mori (LVR), Sheri Morrison (LVR Rec Class teacher), Roger Higgins (Investors Group/BC Community Heroes), Jennifer Lehmann (committee), Lucille Volcano (Cathedral Catholic Womens League), Ann McDonnell (Trafalgar School), Laurie Timmermans (committee), Bill McDonnell (committee); (seated L-R) Wendy Thomson (donor), Karen Bennett (Nelson Star), Ramona Faust (Columbia Basin Trust/RDCK Area E), Angelia Thomson (donor), Michelle Mungall (Nelson-Creston MLA – Olympic Sports Legacy Fund), Walter Popoff (Columbia Basin Trust/RDCK Area H).

(Missing) Remedy’s Natural Choice Pharmacy, Vince DeVitos Orthotics, Ted Allens, Poulin Insurance, Royal Bank, Hyundai Hockey Helpers Program, Nelson Road Kings, Yamaha Venture Rally, LVR French 9 Class, Nelson and District Credit Union, Nelson Killjoys Roller Derby Team, West Kootenay Womens Roller Derby League, CIBC – Wood Gundy (Simon Wheeldon), Paramedics, Fairview Athletic Club Reunion – Slim Porter Foundation, Columbia Basin Trust (City of Nelson and RDCK Area F), Blue Line Café, Pat Glackin, Isabel Ramsey, Buck Crawford, Judy Skands, Joey Timmermans, William Zeschin.