CHARLOTTETOWN – After weeks of planning, Sport P.E.I. is ready to host its annual awards banquet here at the Rodd Royalty on Friday.
The province’s top athletes, coaches, officials and administrators will be recognized during the evening event.
In addition to the awards already highlighted in the media, Sport P.E.I. will also be recognizing a longtime volunteer with the President’s Award. The Premier’s Award will be presented to the sports organization of the year as voted on by the board of directors.
Frank Lewis will be on hand to present the Lieutenant Governor’s Award to the top overall Island athlete. The rarely presented Bill Halpenny Award, recognizing outstanding international achievement, is also rumoured to be given out.
The registration/reception area will be open at 5.45 p.m., with the banquet starting at 6:30 p.m., with the entrance of the official party. All tickets for the event have now been sold.