NEZ Annual Awards Banquet

NEZ Sports Council – 2023 Banquet.

On November 18, 2024 Northeast Zone Sports Council hosted their annual Awards Banquet at the Kingsway Legion celebrating 54 years.  Over two hundred guests enjoyed a great evening celebrating the achievements of the volunteers at NEZ Sports.

The Award Recipients:

Lifetime Member Award Terry & Heather Fulmer
Dedicated Worker of the Year Sean Vigneau
Presidents’ Award Chris Chelmick 
Presidents’ Award Dylan Thomas
Junior Umpire of the Year Samuel Fehr
Senior Umpire of the Year Dylan Swyers
Coach of the Year Bryan Bartman
Padres Coach of the Year John Broderick
Volunteer Appreciation Award Charles Winegarden
Directors’ Award Derek Dallorto
Derek Swabb Memorial Award Daniel Neary 
Derek Swabb Memorial Award Jocelyn Winegarden
Executive Member of the Year Edd Patenaude
Volunteer Appreciation Award Jordyn London
Coach of the Year Dante Naccarato – NE401 
Coach of the Year Sam Stampe – NE401
Coach of the Year Nick Lindsay – NE401
Junior Official of the Year Kaleb Cherrett
Senior Official of the Year Maninder Dhaliwal
Referee Sportsmanship Award Justin Arnold
Area Council 17 – U18 Team of the Year NE701 – Coach Ali Shamseldine
Area Council 17 – U18 Team of the Year NE701 – Coach Ray Benik
Area Council 17 – U18 Team of the Year NE701 – Coach Riley Thornton
Area Council 17 – U18 Team of the Year NE701 – Coach Dale Harrison
Team Award for Best Conduct & Greatest Desire NE301 U9 Team – Coach Doug Jones
Directors’ Award LisaTellefson
Derek Swabb Memorial Award Elliott Tomlinson

Donations for the 2023 silent auction have been gratefully received from:

NEZ Kids Gift Pack NEZ Sports
Bauer Hockey Helmet NEZ Hockey
NEZ Kids Gift Pack NEZ Sports
Bronze Batter Wally Footz
Bauer Lightweight Jacket & Pants NEZ Hockey
Grey Crochet Bag Susan Chute
Google Mini Nest Don & Denise Buhay
Green & Cream Crochet Bag Susan Chute
Stormtech Microfleece Vest Don & Denise Buhay
M&M Foods $25.00 Gift Card Denise & Don Buhay
Thankful For Family Photo Frame Lorraine Jex
Luxury Knit Throw Lorraine Jex
Baseball Glove Relace/Repair Dave Ball
Log Cabin Bird House Dave Ball
Stormtech 1/4 Zip Jacket NEZ Sports
Baby Blanket & Hat Susan Chute
City of Edmonton Blanket Councillor Karen Principe
Winter Solitude Picture Councillor Karen Principe
Bauer Jr. Hockey Stick NEZ Hockey
NEZ Elevate Jacket NEZ Sports
Stormtech Winter Coat & Cap Matco Moving
Nerf Power Blast Baseball Bat Tate Clifford
Framed “Dock” Picture Jocelyn Wiens
“Keep Calm & Wine On” Sign Jocelyn Wiens
Hand Carved Walking Stick Dave Ball
Wind Chimes Dave Ball
Ladder Toss Game Bill Henderson
Stadium Seat, Blanket & Thermal Mug NEZ Sports
“Edmonton” Framed Picture & Glasses MLA Heather Sweet
Marble Knife Block Set Doris & Jack Astill
Dinner & A Movie Gift Cards Jack & Doris Astill
GFL Cooler, Water Bottle, Shirt & Cap Brad Nalesnik
Michael Saunders Signed Baseball Chris Chelmick
ESA Concert CD & Edmonton Blanket CouncillorAnne Stevenson
Coffee Gift Basket K & L International
White Ridge Jackets K & L International
Soda Stream “Terra” Marvin & Kerry Heise
Kate Spade Purse Set NEZ Sports
Crochet Blanket – Black & White Pat Moffat
Thule Back Pack Racks for Cars
Thule Back Pack Racks for Cars
Salt & Pepper Milles Kerry & Marvin Heise
Soda Stream “Fizzi” Marvin & Kerry Heise
Popcorn Popper Kerry & Marvin Heise
Rockstar Energy LED Sign Neil Brown
Maple Leaf Gift Pack Maple Leaf Athletic Club
Rockstar Energy Hoodie & T-Shirt Neil Brown
Rockstar Energy Clock Neil Brown
Rockstar Energy Skate Board Neil Brown
Big Rock Brewery Cooler Bag & Beer Neil Brown
Bubly Bucket & Drinks Neil Brown
Wine Kit & Wine NEZ Sports
Exel Giftpack: shirt, knife, golf balls Exel Systems
Pair of Thermal Mugs Powerplay Sports
Pair of Thermal Mugs Powerplay Sports
White Ridge Jacket – Youth Medium Powerplay Sports
The Book of Joe – Baseball Book Kim Houlihan
The Greatest Comeback – Hockey Book Kim Houlihan
Oilers vs Hurricanes – Dec 6 Game Elite Promotional
Christmas Earring Elite Promotional
Baseball Earrings Jocelyn Stone
Cattail Crossing – 4 Green Fees/2 Carts Elite Promotional
“Frog” Kids Bike Allsports & Cycle
“Home & Away” Movie Kit Braves
“Frog” Bike Allsports & Cycle
Softball Picture Susan Chute

Save the date for the 2024 banquet on November 16, 2024

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