Remembering Jacob Bestebroer

The Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame lost a friend and a valuable contributor in September, 2019. Jacob Bestebroer passed away after a long battle with cancer. Bestebroer was a member of the CSHOF board for many years. With an encyclopedic knowledge of Chilliwack sports, he chaired the selection committee that helped nominate potential hall of …

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Hall of Fame set for Renewal in 2020

It has been a challenging year for the Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame, but the adversity that the board has faced over the last 12 months has set the stage for a renewal in 2020. The CSHOF staged two tremendously successful Chilliwack Sports Dinner events in 2016 and 2018. Harvey Smyl (hockey), Lara Mussell-Savage (ultimate …

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Class of 2019 Announced

By Eric Welsh The Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame class of 2019 has been announced. An Olympic level swimmer, curling’s biggest fan and a championship soccer squad will be inducted at the Chilliwack Sports Dinner Gala on October 23. The 2019 Chilliwack Sports Dinner, sponsored by Triple B Plumbing , will be held October 23 …

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Chilliwack Sports Dinner tickets selling fast

Limited tickets are still available for the Chilliwack Sports Dinner, October 27th at Squiala Hall, presented by Royal LePage Wheeler Cheam Realty. Renowned sports personality Squire Barnes will be hosting a roundtable discussion featuring Vancouver Canucks’ general manager Jim Benning, BC Lions’ general manager and head coach Wally Buono, and Vancouver Whitecaps’ president Bob Lenarduzzi. As …

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Hall of Fame reveals class of 2016

The Chilliwack Sports Hall of Fame welcomes two new members this October. The inductees will be honored guests at the first annual Chilliwack Sports Dinner presented by Royal LePage, taking place Oct. 27 at the Squiala Hall. They’ll be officially inducted the following night at a Chilliwack Chiefs game at Prospera Centre. Lara Mussell Savage Lara Mussell …

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Buono, Benning and Lenarduzzi to headline Chilliwack Sports Dinner

The general managers of Vancouver’s three major professional sports teams will be under one roof in Chilliwack Oct. 27. The first annual Chilliwack Sports Dinner presented by Royal LePage will include a round-table discussion with  Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning, BC Lions head coach/GM Wally Buono and Vancouver Whitecaps president Bob Lenarduzzi. “Having these three …

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