The Ontario Sport Awards were held on Thursday, April 18th, at Ontario Place in Toronto.  Ontario Sailing Executive Director Glenn Lethbridge was in attendance to support two Sport Award Recipients that had been put forth by Ontario Sailing.  The Ontario Sport Awards recognizes the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of our athletes, coaches, volunteers and the corporate community.


DONNA SCOTT – Syl Apps Volunteer Achievement Award

PIPERS HEATH GOLF CLUB – Corporate Sport Citation

Syl Apps Volunteer Achievement Award:  The Province of Ontario presents this Award annually to Ontario volunteers who have contributed to the development of sport throughout the province.  This must be an indiviual who has made significant strides within sport in one or more of the following categories, over a minimum of 10 years: a) Promoting the sport; b) History of involvement in the sport and performance as an athlete, coach, official, or administrator; c) Builds or develops sport.
Ontario Sailing is proud to recognize Donna Scott this year for all that she has given to the sport of sailing and continues to give.  Donna served as the President of Ontario Sailing from 2008 to 2012.  She helped transform Ontario Sailing’s high performance program into the leading provincial program in the country.  Donna is a great promoter of the sport of sailing, particularly in getting more women involved in racing.  Donna has given countless hours as a volunteer to the sport of sailing and Ontario Sailing appreciates her continued dedication!
Corporate Sport Citation:  The Province of Ontario presents this Award annually to leading corporations who have contributed to the development of sport in the province. 
Ontario Sailing is proud to recognize PIPER’S HEATH GOLF CLUB this year for their continued corporate leadership and support of Ontario Sailing.  Piper’s Heath Golf Club has been the host site of the Annual Ontario Sailing Golf Classic for the past three years.  With their support for the Golf Classic, Ontario Sailing was able to successfully launch their “Coaches Challenge” fundraising campaign.  Ontario Sailing is very fortunate to have built a relationship with Piper’s Heath Golf Club and are grateful for their generous support!