ASHoF In the News

YorkRegion.com: Chance to play in Aurora launched Bob Wall’s pro career November 5, 2017

“Bob Wall doesn’t recall the exact details of his arrival in Aurora. His next visit, however, will be one he is sure to remember. The former NHL defenceman will be returning as one of four honoured guests inducted into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame when the fifth class of inductees is welcomed on Nov. […]

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YorkRegion.com: Ormond, Weston tabbed as future hall of famers in Aurora

“The future is now for two Aurora teenaged athletes. Distance runner Cameron (Cami) Ormond and kayaker Eric Weston have been named winners of the inaugural Future Hall of Famer Awards, the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame announced Nov. 1.” Read the full story at YorkRegion.com!

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YorkRegion.com: Now that’s cricket as Fleury enters Aurora hall

“When the names Gretzky, Crosby or McDavid are mentioned in conversation, Canada’s national (winter) sport leaps to mind. There was a time, however, when Fleury was a name readily associated with Canada’s national sport. That would be cricket, by the way.” Read the full article at YorkRegion.com!

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YorkRegion.com: CUDDY SHARK: Aurora HOFer Mike Palmateer glad to make big score

“There is no debating Mike Palmateer was a lot of fun to watch at work. Acrobatic saves, attacking shooters, roaming the ice and setting up goals were all part of his tool box when he arrived on the National Hockey League scene. It may have driven coaches wacky, but it was precisely why Toronto Maple […]

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YorkRegion.com: Dan Thompson taking the plunge into Aurora sports hall November 1, 2017

“Dan Thompson prefers to not allow history to define him. It would be easy, after all, to stew over a twist of events at the height of his athletic career that robbed him of a chance to live the dream of countless athletes. That despite it was a set of circumstances far beyond his control. […]

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Seeking: Your very own Moments in Sport September 4, 2017

On July 5, ASHOF’s Moments in Sport program was featured in the Auroran. “Launched at Town Park on Friday as part of the 150th Anniversary party to mark the milestone of the popular greenspace, the ASHoF is hoping to create a database of Aurora’s Moments in Sports to capture as much of our vibrant sports […]

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The Auroran, “Palmateer, Wall, Thompson named to Sports Hall of Fame” June 4, 2017

Read the complete article in The Auroran for Brock Weir’s take on the Class of 2017: http://www.newspapers-online.com/auroran/?p=17344  

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“Olympian Heese brings sport message to Aurora’s Highview students” January 27, 2017

“…A former school teacher, Heese is the athlete face of the ASHOF’s Sport History Alive series, which will bring segments of Aurora’s sports history into 10 elementary schools in Aurora during the remainder of the school year…” Check out the full article by John Cudmore on YorkRegion.com, here!

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2015 Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Induction Night December 8, 2015

Sold out for the 3rd year, the Induction Celebration Dinner of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame was held for the first time at prestigious St. Andrew’s College in Cole Hall on Wednesday November 4th. Attendees were delighted to be entertained by Aurora resident and TSN Sports personality, James Duthie, who welcomed the 2015 slate […]

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ASHoF Participates in the Chamber Street Sale July 22, 2015

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHoF) President Ron Weese and Project Manager Nancy Black tend the Hall’s booth at the 20th annual Aurora Street Festival on June 7th. This was a first for ASHoF and the display was enhanced by items from the Aurora Collection. ASHoF is grateful to Aurora Museum & Archives, through the […]

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ASHoF News

Moments In Sport – 2017 Induction Night February 11, 2018

Check out the 2017 edition of Moments in Sport, featured at this year’s Induction Night!   Want to share your own Moment in Sport? Submit a story online here!

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MEDIA RELEASE: Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Announces Future Hall of Famer Recipients November 1, 2017

Aurora, ON, October 27, 2017 – The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) is proud to announce that Cameron Ormond, 16 and Eric Weston, 17, are the two recipients of the new Future Hall of Famer Award. The Future Hall of Famer program recognizes one female and one male exceptional student athlete who has exemplified […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Induction of Aurora’s Sport Heroes of Hockey, Swimming and Cricket October 17, 2017

Aurora, Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – Tickets are available for the usually sold-out Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) Induction Gala at St. Andrew’s College on Wednesday, November 8th. This year’s inductees are William Fleury (cricket), Mike Palmateer (hockey), Dan Thompson (swimming) and Bob Wall (hockey). “This year’s Inductees are very exciting,” says Nancy Black, […]

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Award winning artist working with Aurora Sports Hall of Fame

Aurora, ON, Friday, October 6 – The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is thrilled to have acquired the creative services of local artist Paul Riley. Paul will be creating official portraits of the Hall of Fame’s inductees, emulating the commemoration of the most prestigious Halls of Fame in the country. Copies of the portraits will […]

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ASHOF on 105.9 The Region September 4, 2017

In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, ASHOF has partnered with 105.9 The Region to celebrate the Moments in Sport of Aurorans. Here are five special sporting moments, originally aired on 105.9 The Region: Want to share your own Moment in Sport? Submit a story online here!

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Congratulations to the TOP 40 Hoedown Showdown Contestants August 7, 2017

A big CONGRATULATIONS to the Top 40 Hoedown Showdown contestants! Don’t forget that tickets to the Hoedown are on sale NOW – get yours here,

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame announces the Moments in Sport Campaign June 27, 2017

Aurora, ON, June 26, 2017 – In honour of Canada’s 150th Celebration, the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHoF) is launching a “Moments in Sport” public outreach campaign to uncover sporting moments that have occurred in Aurora or by residents of Aurora in order to showcase Aurora’s extensive sport heritage and to identify when, how and why sport […]

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Cricket, hockey, and swimming: Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees   May 23, 2017

Four outstanding athletes are on the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame 2017 slate of inductees for ASHOF’s fifth year. “Aurora has a deep pool of excellent sports figures and because of that, the selection process is always interesting and at times, difficult. This year was no different and on behalf of the Induction Committee, I […]

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ASHOF and Sport Aurora Selected as Recipients for the 2017 Magna Hoedown April 22, 2017

For information about purchasing tickets, email us at yeehawashof@gmail.com. Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to have been chosen as a second-time recipient for the Magna Hoedown! ASHOF was selected this year alongside Sport Aurora. Sport Aurora supports and develops sport in the community by advocating on behalf its 40 member organizations, representing over […]

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2017 Photo Contest Now Open! (DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30th) January 31, 2017

Each year, we ask students to submit an image and caption referencing a sport legend, and capturing their sport hero and saying why they are a hero. To enter, simply follow the instructions below – and don’t forget to fill out the photo waiver! Download the waiver here. To learn more about this and other initiatives by […]

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Fantasy Auction Winners Enjoy a Weekend in Ottawa January 22, 2017

Canadian and World Champion Kurt Browning is flanked by Ann and John Reich – the winners of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame’s Fantasy Auction Item: Skater’s Dream.  After meeting Kurt, Ann and John watched the Canadian Tire Canadian Figure Skating Championships (both thanks to Skate Canada) stayed overnight at the Westin Hotel (thanks to […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Continues Educator’s Legacy November 8, 2016

(AURORA, ON) November 7, 2016 – The Norm Johnson Hall of Education has officially opened in the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) at the Stronach Arena & Recreational Complex (SARC). In October, ASHOF initiated a contest to name the new Hall of Education. The Norm Johnson Hall of Education was recently approved by the […]

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52 Pick Me Up – Full Decks Available! October 5, 2016

Capture the action as the legacy of sport in Aurora comes alive through a deck of playing cards showcasing individuals, teams, locations, and artifacts all connected to how sport has played out in Aurora. Full decks are now available at Town Hall or the Aurora Museum & Archives for $15. If you’d like to purchase […]

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CONTEST CLOSED: Contest Announced to Name New Education Section of Aurora Sports Hall of Fame September 20, 2016

(AURORA, ON) September 19, 2016 – The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) is launching a contest to get Aurora’s help to name its new education section when it relocates to the Stronach Arena & Recreational Complex (SARC) in November. “The goal of the ASHOF Education Committee is to help students, teachers and school administrators […]

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Town Council approves funding to move Aurora Sports Hall of Fame to Stronach Arena & Recreation Complex August 19, 2016

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) is moving to the Stronach Arena & Recreational Complex (SARC). The announcement comes after Aurora Town Council unanimously approved $77,050 in funding for the move. In June 2016, a presentation was given to the Town of Aurora Special General Committee to obtain direction on proposed capital improvements to […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Slate June 14, 2016

(AURORA) June 14, 2016 – Two athletes and two coaches are on the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame 2016 slate of inductees. Induction into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is the Town of Aurora’s highest sporting honour. It celebrates excellence in sports and pays tribute to those who have contributed to the rich sport […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame to Announce 2016 Slate June 10, 2016

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity   Aurora Sports Hall of Fame to Announce 2016 Slate June 10, 2016 On Tuesday, June 14, the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame, in partnership with the Town of Aurora, will announce the 2016 slate of inductees which includes two athletes and two coaches. Induction into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame […]

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Hoedown Update

To order your Hoedown raffle tickets today, email Amalee (amalee.lavigne@gmail.com) or call 613-292 -6694 to arrange a pick up time & location. You can also buy tickets online, HERE. Yeehaw! As more details of this year’s Hoedown are announced, the more excited we get here at the Hall! Here’s what you can expect to see, hear, taste […]

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ASHOF Selected as Recipient for the 2016 Magna Hoedown May 11, 2016

To order your Hoedown raffle tickets today, email Amalee (amalee.lavigne@gmail.com) or call 613-292 -6694 to arrange a pick up time & location. You can also buy tickets online, HERE. Aurora Sport Hall of Fame is pleased to have been chosen as a recipient for the 2016 Magna Hoedown! ASHOF, along with 14 deserving local charities and community […]

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ASHoF Photo Essay 2016 Winners Announcement April 12, 2016

The winners of ASHoF’s 2015/2016 Photo Essay Contest have been chosen. This year’s contest was organized by ASHoF’s Education Committee, whose goal is to inspire students of all ages to be physically literate through educational activities connected to Aurora’s rich sports heritage and to the inductees of the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame. The Committee […]

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ASHoF Announces Photocontest 2016! February 9, 2016

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is proud to promote and celebrate sport and active lifestyles in Aurora through its 2nd annual photo essay contest for students. Click here for the full details Click here to see last years winners

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ASHoF Hosts Nomination Open House February 1, 2016

Who: Aurora Sports Hall of Fame What: Representatives of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame will be on hand to explain how to complete a Nomination Submission. Where: Aurora Museum & Archives* (22 Church Street, Aurora – same building as Cultural Centre) When: Thursday February 4th 5:30-7:30pm Why: Nominating someone for possible induction to the Hall of […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame moves to a bigger home December 2, 2015

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame moves to a bigger home Aurora, ON, November 5, 2015 – The Town of Aurora and the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) were pleased to announce last night at ASHOF’s 2015 Induction Dinner Celebration at St. Andrew’s College Gala that the town has approved the hall of fame move […]

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Hall of Fame Unveils Fantasy Auction Showcase October 5, 2015

HALL OF FAME UNVEILS FANTASY AUCTION SHOWCASE  The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is thrilled to showcase the Fantasy Items that will be auctioned at this year’s Induction Dinner, which will be held at St. Andrew’s College on Wednesday November 4th. Professional auctioneer Matthew Penstone will join Master of Ceremony and TSN Personality James Duthie, […]

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DOORS OPEN – Aurora Sports Hall of Fame featured in two locations August 13, 2015

  Play. Endure. Inspire. Ontario’s sports heritage. That is the theme for this year’s Doors Open Ontario event, which will showcase the people, places, and events that have been influential to the history of competitive sport in Ontario, while celebrating the TORONTO 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games, and connecting with diverse communities across the province in […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame part of the Pan Am Games Celebrations June 23, 2015

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHoF) is joining local partners on two initiatives related to the 2015 Pan Am Games.   The Aurora Museum & Archives is launching a Sport Exhibit called “A Legacy of Sport” designed to coincide with the Pan Am Games torch’s journey through Aurora on Thursday June 25th. Aurora Sports […]

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ASHoF Hires a New Curator June 7, 2015

ASHoF Hires a New Curator The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame recently hired Laura Beaton as its curator. Laura replaced Catherine Richards, ASHoF’s first curator and the person who was responsible for designing and building the Hall’s inaugural, and current, exhibit on the 3rd Floor of the Town Hall. With regards to displaying artefacts, the […]

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ASHoF Presents Sweater to Honoured Member Frank Stronach

ASHoF Presents Sweater to Honoured Member Frank Stronach Aurora, Thursday, June 4th, 2015 Mayor Geoffrey Dawe presented the much sought after Aurora Sports Hall of Fame commemorative sweater to Honoured Member Frank Stronach. Mr. Stronach’s admission into the Hall was held in November of 2013, during the Inaugural Induction Dinner Celebration of the Hall of […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame named Aurora’s Community Organization of the Year May 27, 2015

May 27th, 2015 Outstanding community volunteers and organizations were honoured for their contributions to Aurora at the Town’s annual Community Recognition Awards. The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHoF) received one of the most prestigious awards by being proclaimed “Community Organization of the Year”. This award is presented to a deserving group that has provided […]

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ASHoF receives honoured visit by Minister of State April 14, 2015

On Monday March 16th, the Honourable Minister of State (Sport) toured the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame as part of a two-person delegation that visited some of the Town of Aurora properties in celebration of the Year of Sport in Aurora. Mr. Bal Gosal accompanied Member of Parliament (and sports fan) Lois Brown during this […]

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Photo Essay Winners Announced February 25, 2015

On February 4th, 2015 the winners of ASHoF’s Photo Essay Contest were announced. Mayor Geoff Dawe and Education Committee Chair Kristen Dajia were there to thank the contestants for their participation and to congratulate the winners of the contest. ASHoF’s Board of Governors were also present to thank and celebrate the contestants. The 2014 contest […]

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2014 Induction Night A Great Success! November 13, 2014

The sold-out 2014 Induction Celebration Dinner of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame held at The Mansion Events Centre in Aurora on November 5th, 2014 was surely one of the best events to take place in Aurora this year. Roughly two-hundred and fifty people enjoyed a reverential yet fun evening celebrating sports excellence. This year’s […]

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New Inductee Exhibit now open at Town Hall Skylight Gallery November 12, 2014

Artifacts and information celebrating the newly Honoured Class of 2014 are on temporary display on the third floor of the Town Hall. These items will be moved into the Hall at the end of the month of November. We are proud to showcase some of Aurora’s sports luminaries: Greg Hotham Ed McNally Bruce Stafford Alex […]

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2014 Induction Night Sold Out! October 30, 2014

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Board of Governors is delighted to announce that the 2014 Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner is SOLD OUT. The Board and Committee members would like to thank everyone who is supporting the Hall and our Honoured members by coming to the dinner or through donations made through […]

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Education

ASHOF Develops Sports Heritage Educational Resources December 22, 2016

In partnership with Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame, we are pleased to provide some resources for educators. These resource materials have been designed to follow the Ontario curriculum expectations, to assist teachers with the delivery of sports history education in the classroom, and to build pride in citizenship among the youth of our communities. […]

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ASHOF Education Committee Continues Program for 2017 School Year

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to continue offering curriculum-linked educational programs for elementary (Grade 4-8) students for the 2017 school year. Sports History Alive is a 40 minute, in-class, and interactive program that is designed to bring Aurora’s rich athletic history alive for elementary students and educators. The Sports History Alive program is: – Free, […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Continues Educator’s Legacy November 8, 2016

(AURORA, ON) November 7, 2016 – The Norm Johnson Hall of Education has officially opened in the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) at the Stronach Arena & Recreational Complex (SARC). In October, ASHOF initiated a contest to name the new Hall of Education. The Norm Johnson Hall of Education was recently approved by the […]

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Events

ASHOF 5th Annual Induction Ceremony June 4, 2017

Four outstanding athletes are on the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame 2017 slate of inductees for ASHOF’s fifth year. William Fleury (Cricket), Mike Palmateer (Hockey), Dan Thompson (Swimming) and Bob Wall (Hockey) make up the Class of 2017; four superb athletes that are a great reflection of Aurora’s rich sport heritage. Join the community in celebrating the achievements of […]

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ASHOF Nominations Open House January 27, 2017

Do you know someone who might be worthy of being inducted into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame? Perhaps you know of an athlete, coach or builder/contributor whose story should be told. If so, come and learn about how it works: 2017 Nominations Open House Tuesday January 31 5:30 to 7pm Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex […]

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Grand Re-Opening of the Hall October 11, 2016

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF) is moving to the Stronach Arena & Recreational Complex (SARC) this fall! Opened on November 5, 2016, new elements for the greatly expanded sports hall of fame include an interactive wall, inductee profiles and artifacts, expanded sport heritage display, as well as an education section. ASHOF proudly acknowledges the […]

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Activate Aurora Launch September 15, 2016

Happening on Sunday, September 18th from 1-2 PM, please be sure to come out to a very important sport event  in this community (one that will see Aurora become Canada’s most active….). The Activate Aurora Launch – taking place at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex – will be followed by a Sport Expo with displays and exhibitors […]

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ASHOF 4th Annual Induction Celebration August 18, 2016

Induction Night The 4th Annual Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Induction Celebration will be held on Wednesday, November 2nd at the historically significant and prestigious St. Andrew’s College while they welcome the 2016 slate into the Hall during a lavish and entertaining dinner. James Duthie, popular TSN personality, will be returning as Master of Ceremony. The names […]

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ASHoF Hosts Nomination Open House February 1, 2016

Who: Aurora Sports Hall of Fame What: Representatives of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame will be on hand to explain how to complete a Nomination Submission. Where: Aurora Museum & Archives* (22 Church Street, Aurora – same building as Cultural Centre) When: Thursday February 4th 5:30-7:30pm Why: Nominating someone for possible induction to the Hall of […]

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Hall of Fame Unveils Fantasy Auction Showcase October 5, 2015

HALL OF FAME UNVEILS FANTASY AUCTION SHOWCASE  The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is thrilled to showcase the Fantasy Items that will be auctioned at this year’s Induction Dinner, which will be held at St. Andrew’s College on Wednesday November 4th. Professional auctioneer Matthew Penstone will join Master of Ceremony and TSN Personality James Duthie, […]

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DOORS OPEN – Aurora Sports Hall of Fame featured in two locations August 13, 2015

  Play. Endure. Inspire. Ontario’s sports heritage. That is the theme for this year’s Doors Open Ontario event, which will showcase the people, places, and events that have been influential to the history of competitive sport in Ontario, while celebrating the TORONTO 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games, and connecting with diverse communities across the province in […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame part of the Pan Am Games Celebrations June 23, 2015

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHoF) is joining local partners on two initiatives related to the 2015 Pan Am Games.   The Aurora Museum & Archives is launching a Sport Exhibit called “A Legacy of Sport” designed to coincide with the Pan Am Games torch’s journey through Aurora on Thursday June 25th. Aurora Sports […]

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2014 Induction Night A Great Success! November 13, 2014

The sold-out 2014 Induction Celebration Dinner of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame held at The Mansion Events Centre in Aurora on November 5th, 2014 was surely one of the best events to take place in Aurora this year. Roughly two-hundred and fifty people enjoyed a reverential yet fun evening celebrating sports excellence. This year’s […]

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New Inductee Exhibit now open at Town Hall Skylight Gallery November 12, 2014

Artifacts and information celebrating the newly Honoured Class of 2014 are on temporary display on the third floor of the Town Hall. These items will be moved into the Hall at the end of the month of November. We are proud to showcase some of Aurora’s sports luminaries: Greg Hotham Ed McNally Bruce Stafford Alex […]

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2014 Induction Night Sold Out! October 30, 2014

The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Board of Governors is delighted to announce that the 2014 Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner is SOLD OUT. The Board and Committee members would like to thank everyone who is supporting the Hall and our Honoured members by coming to the dinner or through donations made through […]

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Media Releases

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Slate June 14, 2016

(AURORA) June 14, 2016 – Two athletes and two coaches are on the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame 2016 slate of inductees. Induction into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is the Town of Aurora’s highest sporting honour. It celebrates excellence in sports and pays tribute to those who have contributed to the rich sport […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame to Announce 2016 Slate June 10, 2016

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity   Aurora Sports Hall of Fame to Announce 2016 Slate June 10, 2016 On Tuesday, June 14, the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame, in partnership with the Town of Aurora, will announce the 2016 slate of inductees which includes two athletes and two coaches. Induction into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame […]

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Community Supports Aurora Sports Hall of Fame October 26, 2015

The 3rd Annual Induction Ceremony is taking place on November 4th and the Hall of Fame is grateful to the community for its support. As it was in its first two years, the event is likely to be sold out – that means that more than 250 sport and history enthusiasts will come together to […]

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Nomination/Induction News

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Slate June 14, 2016

(AURORA) June 14, 2016 – Two athletes and two coaches are on the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame 2016 slate of inductees. Induction into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is the Town of Aurora’s highest sporting honour. It celebrates excellence in sports and pays tribute to those who have contributed to the rich sport […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame to Announce 2016 Slate June 10, 2016

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity   Aurora Sports Hall of Fame to Announce 2016 Slate June 10, 2016 On Tuesday, June 14, the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame, in partnership with the Town of Aurora, will announce the 2016 slate of inductees which includes two athletes and two coaches. Induction into the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame […]

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ASHoF 2015 Tickets now on sale! October 7, 2015

ASHoF 2015 INDUCTION TICKETS NOW ON SALE Purchase your tickets to the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame 2015 Induction Dinner Celebration, being held: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 6-11pm at St. Andrew’s College 15800 Yonge Street Aurora, ON L4G 3H7 Tickets are available for purchase online by clicking here Don’t miss Aurora’s hottest ticket in sports this […]

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Lowell McClenny to be added to this year’s Inductee list – Recipient of new ASHoF Media Award September 21, 2015

Monday September 21st, 2015 The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame (ASHoF) is proud to announce a special award that will be presented on behalf of the Board of Governors at the 3rd Annual Induction Dinner Celebration this November 4th. Lowell McClenny will be the first recipient of the newly created AURORA SPORTS HALL OF FAME […]

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Nominations for 2015 Selection Panel Now Open February 25, 2015

NOMINATION PROCESS 2015 – Selection Panel Nominations for individuals to be part of the Selection Panel of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Induction Committee will be accepted until February 28th using the Selection Panel Nomination Form 2015. Successful applicants joining the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame Selection Panel will demonstrate the following characteristics: A […]

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2015 Nominations are now closed! February 6, 2015

NOMINATIONS FOR 2015 now closed. The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is grateful to all those who submitted nomination packages to be considered for induction to the Hall for the Class of 2015. Nominations may still be submitted by mail or in person to the Town Hall c/o Sport Aurora, but will be considered for […]

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Media Release – Rotary Club to Sponsor Wine – ASHOF Induction Celebration Dinner September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015 Wendy Browne was named Hero of the Month by Highland GM. As far as the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame is concerned, Wendy is also a champion as she pledged support, on behalf of the Rotary Club of Aurora, for the 3rd year in a row. The Aurora Sports Hall of Fame […]

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SAC Donates to ASHoF September 18, 2014

Prestigious Aurora Private School announces Charter Donation to the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Aurora, ON, August 30th, 2014 St. Andrew’s College announced today that it is donating funds in support of the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame. The Charter donation matches the donation the Town of Aurora made in June of this year and […]

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Local Businesses Support ASHoF

Three local businesses become Presenting Sponsors at the 2014 Aurora Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner to be held November 5th, 2014. Aurora, ON, August 30th, 2014 It didn’t take long for local businesses to jump to support the 2014 slate of Inductees when sponsorship opportunities were announce by the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame […]

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ASHoF Launches Sponsorship Campaign June 24, 2014

Nothers Signs and Recognition is first to offer their financial support. June 24th, 2014 The second annual Induction Ceremony Dinner for the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame will be held on November 5thth at the Mansion Events Centre in Aurora and the Hall of Fame Events Committee received the first welcomed sponsorship boost this week […]

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Uncategorized

Aurora Sports Hall of Fame inductee a Canadian cricket icon September 4, 2017

The Aurora published a feature about cricket pioneer and ASHOF inductee William Fleury. Read the complete article here.

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YorkRegion.com, “Another top-notch crop gets call for Aurora sports hall” June 4, 2017

Check out YorkRegion.com for John Cudmore’s take on the inductees of 2017: https://www.yorkregion.com/sports-story/7329991-cuddy-shark-another-top-notch-crop-gets-call-for-aurora-sports-hall/

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Magna Hoedown Showdown 2017 now Accepting Applicants

The Magna Hoedown Showdown is a country music talent competition to promote aspiring singers across Ontario. Successful applicants will compete in Preliminary Rounds (Top 40) and Semi-Finals (Top 20). The Top 10 Finalists will rehearse with music industry professionals and the Showdown Band during Mentorship Week and through a Dress Rehearsal at the Magna Student Hoedown. […]

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Aurora Sports Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees May 23, 2017

Four outstanding athletes are on the Aurora Sports Hall of Fame 2017 slate of inductees for ASHOF’s fifth year. Join the community in celebrating the outstanding achievements of this year’s inductees on November 8th at the Induction Celebration Dinner, hosted by sports celebrity James Duthie at St. Andrew’s College in Aurora. Update, November 1, 2017: Tickets […]

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