27 Jul 2012

22nd Annual Induction Dinner

UPDATE: Seating in Grand Ballroom – SOLD OUT

Overflow opportunity exists with buffet dinner and seating in Regency Ballroom with LIVE Large Screen TV – You are welcome to enter the Ballroom Foyer while your inductee is speaking and view LIVE at a cost of  $75.00 per ticket.

Buffalo, NY – Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame president Therese Forton has announced the date for the 22nd annual induction ceremony. This year’s event will be held October 17 at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom in downtown Buffalo. Cocktails will be served at 5:30 pm, dinner promptly at 7 pm and the induction ceremony will start at 8 pm. Cost for the event is $85.00 per person, or $750 for a table of 10.

“This promises to be a great day for the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame and its incoming class,” proclaimed Forton. “Our board has been working very hard the past few months to ensure an outstanding evening for all of those in attendance.”

Receiving induction that evening will be former St. Bonaventure basketball star George Carter; Buffalo Bills linebacking great Harry Jacobs; Sabres broadcasting legend Rick Jeanneret; local amateur sports star Kim Kaul; Niagara County Community College wrestling coach of 38 years, Eric Knuutila; highly regarded tennis coach, Todd Miller; former Nichols hockey coach Frank Sacheli; St. Joe’s Collegiate football coach and athletic director, Joe Wolf; and brothers Craig and Ron Wolfley, who both starred in the NFL. Entering posthumously are former U/Buffalo softball coach and administrator Nan Harvey, former major league baseball players Wally Schang and Stan Rojek and boxer Lou Scozza. The 14 inductees will bring the total number of local sports legends in the GBSHOF to 254.

For information , please contact Tina Pastwick at 716-693-3807.

Order tickets here »

Melissa Gearhart will, once again, serve as the event chair.
For additional information, call 716-888-2977 or e-mail maddock@canisius.edu.

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