Snohomish County Sports Commission to hold Hall of Fame open house
The Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame invites the public to an Open House at Comcast Arena at Everett on Wednesday, May 22, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Sports fans and members of the community will get a chance to view memorabilia on display from the 2010-12 Sports Hall of Fame induction classes.
There is no charge for admission.
Displays at the Open House depict the achievements of the 20 athletes, nine coaches, five teams and two sports contributors that have earned induction into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame.
Display cases are located between sections 115 and 116 of Comcast Arena. The arena’s main entrance is located at Hewitt and Oaks Avenues.
The five teams in the Sports Hall of Fame are: 1920 Everett High School Football, 1940 Everett High School Basketball,
1952/53 Monroe High School Basketball, 1976 Snohomish High Scholl Football and 1977 Mountlake Terrace High School Basketball.
Athletes who have garnered induction are: Earl Averill, Chris Chandler, Larry Christenson, Jo Metzger-Levin, Anne Quast, Rosalynn Sumners, Helen Thayer, George Wilson, Vicki Foltz, Chris Henderson, Sarah Jones, Curt Marsh, Lee Orr, Earl Torgeson, Herm Atkins, Ron Gipson, Jack Nichols, Steve Thompson, Tony Volpentest and Sherron Walker.
Coaches enshrined are: Jim Ennis, Dennis Erickson, Marv Harshman, Keith Gilbertson, Lynda Goodrich, Jim Lambright, Dick Armstrong, Terry Ennis and Nancy Snyder.
Karen Bryant and Ed Aliverti gained induction as sports contributors.
SAVE THE DATE! 2013 Sports Hall of Fame Induction ceremonies and banquet is Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at Comcast Arena.
About Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame
The Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame exists to recognize and honor athletes, coaches, teams and/or sports
contributors, who have distinguished themselves in their sport or vocation on the state, national and/or international stage and thus have brought state, national and/or international acclaim to themselves and Snohomish County.
About Snohomish County Sports Commission
The Snohomish County Sports Commission (SCSC) was formed in 2005 as an entity of the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau. The SCSC is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit.
The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau is a non-profit economic development agency responsible for the year-round professional tourism marketing of Snohomish County, Washington.
Visitors spend $880 million in Snohomish County annually, contributing more than $62.8 million in state and local tax revenues. Direct visitor spending benefits retailers, restaurants, attractions, transportation services, hotels and other businesses, and provides employment for over 9,700 people in Snohomish County.