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Skate Canada BC/YK Section to Induct 5 Individuals to 2017 Class of Hall of Fame

Fri, 17 Feb 2017

Burnaby, B.C. (February 17, 2017) – Skate Canada BC/YK Section has selected five individuals for induction to its 2017 class. The induction ceremony will take place at the Skate Canada BC/YK Section Annual Awards Banquet held at the Delta Burnaby Hotel on Saturday May 6, 2017.

“We are thrilled to announce the 2017 Inductees into the Skate Canada British Columbia Hall of Fame. This is our fourth year of inductions this year recognizing 5 remarkable people who have spent much of their life contributing to building a strong, healthy and successful figure skating community in British Columbia,” said Ted Barton Skate Canada BC/YK Executive Director. “With this induction they are never to be forgotten for their contributions in building the landscape of figure skating in BC”

Induction recognizes excellence in figure skating, contribution to figure skating and the impact on figure skating in British Columbia, in the categories of athlete, builder, coach and official. After extensive review, discussion and debate, the BC/YK Section Hall of Fame Committee submitted their recommendations to the BC/YK Section Board of Directors who approved the 2017 slate of inductees.

In the Athlete Category,
Donna Lee (Mitchell) Zaleski & John Mitchell
Kathy Matousek

In the Coach Category,
Jean Westwood

In the Builder Category,
Yvette Delcourt

To purchase tickets to the Skate Canada BC/YK Section Annual Awards Banquet and Hall of Fame Induction please contact the BC/YK Section office at 604-205-6960 or visit www.skatinginbc.com