Know an amazing Volunteer?

To: LMHA Members
CC: LMHA Executive

Hi everyone,

The email below came from BC Hockey. If you would like to nominate someone, details are in the email.
As part of Minor Hockey Week, BC Hockey is accepting applications for the 2017 Fred Heslop Minor Hockey Week Awards, recognizing hockey volunteers in BC and the Yukon for their exceptional service.

Do you know someone who has:
• Made a significant contribution to hockey in your community
• Enhanced hockey programs within your Association
• Gone beyond expectations
• Made remarkable achievements
We need your help to recognize these amazing people who make hockey happen around the province and the Yukon! Don’t forget to include a picture!


In total, five (5) awards will be presented during National Volunteer Week, April 23 – 29, 2017. Nominations close on Sunday, January 22, 2017.

The Fred Heslop Minor Hockey Awards are named after the late Fred Heslop whose involvement with BC Hockey spanned two (2) decades, serving the membership on the Executive Committee (now Board of Directors) from 1992 – 2006. The Trail, BC native served in many roles including Officer at large, Vice President, President and was chair of numerous committees. In 2007, BC Hockey awarded him the highest honour when he was presented with the Diamond Stick Award. Fred passed about in late 2013, leaving a legacy behind him.

National Volunteer Week pays tribute to the millions o volunteers who share their time and talents with community organizations across the country. The week of celebration is a wonderful way to shine the spotlight on volunteers who share their time to make their community a better place. For more information on National Volunteer Week, please visit their website at