NEZ Sports Council held their 48th Annual Awards Banquet on November 4, 2017 at the Kingsway Legion.  Over 300 guests attended this annual event to celebrate another successful year of minor sports in northeast Edmonton and to honor the volunteers who make it possible that so many children may participate in baseball, hockey and softball.

Congratulations to this years award recipients:

NEZ SPORTS COUNCIL
LIFETIME MEMBER Susan Chute
SPORTS DIRECTOR Tony Fuller
DEDICATED WORKER Jennifer Chute
PRESIDENT’S AWARD Amy London
SOFTBALL
ROOKIE COACH Darylanne Hamelin
EXPERIENCED COACH Charlotte Wells
UMPIRE APPRECIATION Brent Tyson
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR Sarah Mock
HOCKEY
EXECUTIVE MEMBER Greg Terry, Midget Director
SPORTS DIRECTOR Jeff Bernard, Eagles PW & Atom
COACH OF THE YEAR NE150 Bantam Chaos – Nick Clayton
JR. OFFICIAL Ashton Tremblay
REFEREE SPORTSMANSHIP Conor Filipchuk
AREA 17 MIDGET TEAM AWARD NE155 Midget 5/Tremblay
BEST CONDUCT/DESIRE NE201 Eagles Novice 2/Andre Richard
DIRECTOR’S AWARD Carlos Vieira
SWABB MEMORIAL AWARD Benjamin Ferguson
JOSH ATTWELL AWARD Joshua Lenz
BASEBALL
JR. UMPIRE Brendan Hossinger
COACH OF THE YEAR AJ Fehr
AA/AAA COACH Chris Davie
SPORTS DIRECTOR Clint Felkar
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION Nadine Parke
DIRECTOR’S AWARD Perry Michetti
SWABB MEMORIAL AWARD Ethan Stoley

 

Over $4500.00 was raised at the Silent Auction at this years banquet.  Thanks to the Nalesnik Family for organizing this annual fundraiser and thank you to everyone who generously donated the auction prizes.  The money that was raised will go back into the programs for the kids.

Mopar Coffee Mug & Cap St. Albert Dodge (Jim Depner)
Routee 66 Framed Picture St. Albert Dodge (Jim Depner)
China Mugs in Flower Box Castledowns Bingo
Decorative Lamp & Bag Castledowns Bingo
Oral B Rechargeable Toothbrush Zenith Dental (Lisa Tellefson)
Picnic Backpack Hon. Deron Bilous, MLA
Braves Golf Shirt Braves
Braves Golf Shirt Braves
Braves Hoodie Braves
Fishing Knife Set Mike & Irene Sokoluk
$25.00 Gift Certificate Boston Pizza Fort Road
$25.00 Gift Certificate Boston Pizza Fort Road
Book Basket Chris Nielson, MLA
Silk Scarf & Golf Balls Councillor Bev Esslinger
Gold Stem Wine Glasses Doris Astill
Xmas Tree & Truck Cookie Jar Doris Astill
City of Edmonton Glasses Councillor Aaron Paquette
Edmonton Queen Art Picture Mayor Don Iveson
Wine Glasses Nicole Goehring, MLA
Gift Basket Richard Nalesnik
Scarf & Windbreaker Softball Alberta
200 AirMiles, Mug & Jacket GFL (Brad Nalesnik)
200 AirMiles, Water Bottle & Jacket GFL (Brad Nalesnik)
First Aid Kit NEZ Sports Council
Golf Shirts Softball Alberta
Glass Book Ends – Dogs Crystal Feader
Glass Book Ends – Dogs Crystal Feader
Glass Book Ends – Horses Crystal Feader
$25.00 Gift Certificate Stawnichy’s Sausage House
$25.00 Gift Certificate Stawnichy’s Sausage House
Roadrunner Jersey Dave Ball
CCM Jacket Dave Ball
Angels Baseball Jersey Dave Ball
Movie Night Jack & Doris Astill
$50.00 Tony Romas Gift Card Jack & Doris Astill
Goldschlager Gift Set Doris Astill
Chefs’ Table Experience Earls Restaurant Clareview
Duracell Safety Armbands
Hoodie & Cap Baseball Alberta
$25.00 Gift Certificate Widynowski’s Sausage House
$25.00 Gift Certificate Widynowski’s Sausage House
NEZ Blanket NEZ Sports Council
Jacket NEZ Sports Council
Splatter Party Lisa Tellefson
Rockstar Bundle Neil Brown
Leon Draistal / Oiler Flag Neil Brown
Leon Draistal / Oiler Flag Neil Brown
Pepsi Bundle – Chalkboard, Football Neil Brown
Aquafina Umbrella & Motts Ceasar Tray Neil Brown
$50.00 Famosa Gift Card Tanya Palmowski
$50.00 Famosa Gift Card Tanya Palmowski
$25.00 Gift Certificate Boston Pizza – Beverly
Oil Kings Night is Suite Tanya Palmowski
Wine/Beer/Spirit Makers Dinner Tanya Palmowski
$50.00 Spafinder Wellness Gift Card Tanya Palmowski
Pottery Mugs Hon. Brian Mason, MLA
Harley Davidson Sign K&L International-Kevin & Lori Gillrie
Hunter Basket K&L International-Kevin & Lori Gillrie
Bottle of Wine & 6 Wine Glasses Beverly Crest Liquor Store
Coors Banquet Glasses Beverly Crest Liquor Store
Bottle Rum & 2 Glasses Beverly Crest Liquor Store
DFI Jacket & Coffee Mug Maryann Nalesnik
DFI Golf Shirt & Knife Maryann Nalesnik
Jacket & Mug Don & Denise Buhay
Golf Shirt, Hat, Gloves & Bag Don & Denise Buhay
Homemade Toques & Neck Warmers Teresa Ramussen
Homemade Dish Cloths Teresa Ramussen
Homemade Dish Cloths Teresa Ramussen
Framed Flower Print Councillor Tony Caterina
Underarmour Duffle Bag Elite Sportswear
Underarmour Backpack Elite Sportswear
2 Softshell Jackets Power Play Sports
2 Softshell Jackets Power Play Sports
City of Edmonton Passes Tanya Palmowski
Four AJHL Hockey Tickets Ray Benik
2 Tickets Opening Night @ L’Uni Theatre Brent Tyson
Liquor Basket Warriors Athletic Club
Hershey Basket Amanda Taschuk
Home Crafted Baseball Sign Bill & Janet Henderson
Home Crafted Softball Sign Bill & Janet Henderson
Eagles Track Suit Eagles
Eagles Jacket Eagles
Leatherman Stacey Dziwenko
Carhartt Vest Stacey Dziwenko
Modine Garage Heater Rene Attwell
Moen Kitchen Faucet Rene Attwell
EcoBee 3 Thermostat Rene Attwell
EcoBee 3 Thermostat – WiFi Rene Attwell
Delta Kitchen Faucet Rene Attwell
Thule Backpack Racks for Cars – Mike Chipchurra
Thule Backpack Racks for Cars – Mike Chipchurra
Bag, Golf Shirt, Toque Western Hockey League
Clear Bag Jennifer Mulcary

 

Thank you to the Executive Members of the NEZ Sports Council and the Baseball, Hockey & Softball Committees and to our member Community Leagues & Athletic Clubs and their Executives and members.  Thank you also to our elected Representatives and Governing Bodies for your continued support.  And a special thanks to Lem Mundorf and photographer Collin Epp from Free Expression Photographics.

Mark your calendars for the 49th Annual Awards Banquet and Silent Auction on November 3, 2018.