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2015 Hakins Award Inductee Ernie Farrar
2015 Hakins Award Inductee Ernie Farrar
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FARRAR, HARRIS TO BE HONORED BY VERMONT SPORTS HALL OF FAME

COLCHESTER, Vt.  -- On August 27, 2015  the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame announced two of its inductees for its Class of 2015. The VSHOF will honor longtime Vermont Golden Gloves promoter Ernie Farrar as its David Hakins Award Inductee and Brattleboro ski jump pioneer, the late Fred Harris, as its Historical Pioneer Inductee. The remainder of the induction class will be released in mid-September.

The VSHOF's fourth induction class will join 37 others from the first three years at the annual Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Celebration presented by Casella Resource Systems on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Burlington.  Ticket information will be available soon.

CLICK Here for more information on the Induction Class of '15.

Nominations Are Closed For Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2015

Nominations are closed for the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame 2015 induction class on June 30, 2015. Thanks to those who submitted them for this year's class. Several of the first three induction classes have come from public nominees. Stay tuned in September for the announcement of the Class of 2015. The fourth annual Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Celebration presented by Casella Resource Systems will be held Saturday, November 14, 2015. Details and ticket information will be available soon on this website.

If you wish to nominate someone for future induction classes, please click HERE for a nomination form and instructions to nominate and honor an athlete or a contributor to the Green Mountain State's sports legacy. Full nomination details are on the PDF nomination form and other questions regarding nominees can be found HERE

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Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Inducts 2014 Induction Class 

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A dozen exceptional Vermont sports legends were inducted at the third annual Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Celebration presented by Casella Resource Systems November 15, 2014. Thanks to the record number who attended the dinner at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton Burlington on Williston Road in South Burlington. A portion of the proceeds benefited Prevent Child Abuse Vermont, the VSHOF's designated charity.

This year's class features four Olympians from the Summer and Winter Games, a Major League icon on the mound and in the broadcast booth, the nation's top auto road rally racer, the state's leading high school hoops scorer, the hall's first inductees in tennis and golf, a legendary coach along with a nationally recognized stock car racing promoter and the founder of the state's longest outdoor hiking trail. Click HERE for information on the 12 inductees.

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The Vermont Sports Hall of Fame is in cooperation with Prevent Child Abuse Vermont, the VSHOF's designated charity.

Launched in October 2011, The Vermont Sports Hall of Fame is a nonprofit organization to recognize those individuals whose achievements and efforts have enhanced sports, athletics and recreation in the Green Mountain State. In addition to honoring those who make a significant contribution to the state's sports legacy, the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame will promote and provide inspiration in sports and recreation to the state's youth.

Click HERE for the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame's Mission Statement.

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Vermont Sports Hall of Fame Saddened by the Loss of David Hakins

The Vermont Sports Hall of Fame is saddened by the loss of David Hakins, who passed away on July 23, 2013 after a five-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Dave was part of the initial launch committee of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame in 2011 and was the first chair of its board of directors. Also the publisher of Vermont Life, it was Dave's energy, vision, inspiration and direction that helped get this project off the ground. Click HERE for appreciations of Dave's life.

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The Vermont Sports Hall of Fame is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.


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