NEZ Annual Awards Banquet

NEZ Sports Council – 2022 Banquet.

On November 19, 2022 Northeast Zone Sports Council hosted their annual Awards Banquet at the Kingsway Legion celebrating 53 years.  Over two hundred guests enjoyed a great evening celebrating the achievements of the volunteers at NEZ Sports.

The Award Recipients:

Executive Member of the Year Ernesto Ilustre
Volunteer Appreciation Ted Appelman
Coach of the Year Mark Trela
Jr. Official of the Year Noah Fulmer
Sr. Official of the Year Ryan Luz
Reeree Sportsmanship Award Ethan Barich
Area Council 17 U18 Team Award NE702 – Andre Bourne
Team Award – Best Conduct NE601 – Charles Gottfriedson
Director’s Award Brad Nalesnik
Jr. Umpire of the Year Declan Chelmick
Sr. Umpire of the Year Chris Chelmick
Coach of the Year Tyler Kozak & Brendan Hossinger
Padres Coach of the Year Paul Hayduk
Volunteer Appreciation Sherri Wardell
Director’s Award Nadine Parke
Lifetime Member Award Barb Schultz
Derek Swabb Baseball Award Ethan Houlihan
Derek Swabb Hockey Award Aaris Lang
Dedicated Worker of the Year AJ & Danielle Fehr
President’s Award Dave Ball


Donations for this years’ silent auction have been gratefully received from:

Silent Auction Item Donated by
Logistina 4 piece Stoneware set Dave Ball
$100 gift card – KEG Powerplay Sports
Keith Walker Glass blowing glass set – 2 Heather Sweet – MLA Edmonton Manning
Coliseum Steak & Pizza gift card – $25 Coliseum Steak & Pizza
Mens & Womans Golf shirts & Cologne Don & Denise Buhay
Flameless Candles set Don & Denise Buhay
Padres Youth hoodie MED & Mizuno sweats XS NEZ Padres
Padres shorts MED & Mizuno zipper jacket MED NEZ Padres
Mizuno 1/4 zip sweater – L NEZ Padres
Padres equipment bag NEZ Padres
Mizuno 1/4 zip – XS NEZ Padres
Underarmour Golf shirt L & Padres shorts NEZ Padres
Mizuno 1/4 jacket – XL NEZ Padres
Skating framed LED Christmas photo Castledowns Bingo
Sleigh framed LED Christmas photo Castledowns Bingo
NUNAMI – game Blake Desjarlais – Member of Parliament
Illuminator flashlight & Bluetooth speaker Foutain Tire – Jeff Nahayowski
Mouse pad & Bluetooth speaker Park Paving – Darlene Hein
Hat/toque/golf shirt – XL Park Paving – Darlene Hein
Hat/toque/water bottle Park Paving – Darlene Hein
Duffle bag/goodies/water bottle Servus Credit Union – Beverly Branch
$25 gift certificate & hat Widynowski’s Sausage House
Gift Basket Chris Nielson – MLA Edmonton-Decore
lunch bag/mug/hat/camo knife GFL – Brad Nalesnik
lunch bag/mug/hat/emergency knife GFL – Brad Nalesnik
Gift Basket K&L International
hand crafted snowman Jeannie Feader
hand crafted snowman Jeannie Feader
Thule backpack Racks for Cars – Mike Chipchura
Thule backpack Racks for Cars – Mike Chipchura
River Valley print/Leather billfold Office of the Mayor
Socket set/bottle opener (bat) Dave Ball
wooden “LOVE” Bill & Janet Henderson
Braves vest – XL Braves
Braves fleece – XL Braves
hoodie – 2XL/jacket 2XL Crystal Feader
(2) shirts – L/red toque/golf towel Crystal Feader
shirt – L/shirt – XL/black toque/golf towel Crystal Feader
Miller time LED sign Dave Ball
Rockstar cooler Pepsi -Neil Brown
Rockstar BBQ set Pepsi – Neil Brown
(2) Pepsi chairs/Bubly umbrella Pepsi – Neil Brown
Earls GC $60/movie pass for 2 Jack & Doris Astill
Bauer hockey stick Dylan Thomas
Bauer helmet Dylan Thomas
Track Suit Dylan Thomas
Autograghed Oil Kings Stick Charles & Melissa Winegarden
Toronto Blue Jays print & jacket Charles & Melissa Winegarden
Ukrainian Pottery jug & Easter eggs MLA Deron Bilous
MATCO winter jacket & cap Matco Moving – Lorraine Jex
Winter jacket – XL Powerplay Sports
Winter jacket – L Powerplay Sports
Truffle Pizza kit NEZ Padres
Bear tree bird bath Darlene Hein
MLAC water bottle/golf balls/golf shirt/towel Maple Leafs Athletic Club
hoodie & hat Maple Leafs Athletic Club
red maple leaf pic with grey frame Susan Chute
flower and rock picture Susan Chute
cattails picture Susan Chute
tree picture Susan Chute
3 leaf picture Susan Chute
Mastercraft screwdriver/bit set Dwayne Pankiw
Mastercraft Reciprocating saw Dwayne Pankiw
Homerun ball/bat holder Padres U18 AA Team
$50 gift certificate Cork & Barley
$25 gift certificate Lil Bites Baking
Bath Basket Bridgette’s Garden
Aroma therapy necklace A Little Wired
Laura Secord basket Northstars
Sodastrem Northstars
Deluxe Air fryer Northstars


Save the date for the 2023 banquet on November 18, 2023

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