Brenda Hall Receives Syl Apps Award at the Ontario Sport Awards

Toronto, ON- Brenda Hall was honored with the Syl Apps award at the Ontario Sport Awards hosted at the Atlantis Pavilion at Ontario Place April 14th. The Province of Ontario presents the Award annually to Ontario volunteers who have contributed to the development of sport throughout the province.Brenda has sat on the ParaSport Ontario Board of Directors representing the Ontario Cerebral Palsy Sports Association since 2007 and on the ParaSport Ontario Games Council from 2007-2009. Since 1993, Brenda has been an active volunteer with the Cruisers Sports for the Physically Disabled in several capacities. She has also volunteered at numerous Ontario Summer and Winter Games representing Cruisers Sports for the Physically Disabled and has volunteered at Regional and Provincial Track and Field meets as an official.

Brenda has sat on the ParaSport Ontario Board of Directors representing the Ontario Cerebral Palsy Sports Association since 2007 and on the ParaSport Ontario Games Council from 2007-2009. Since 1993, Brenda has been an active volunteer with the Cruisers Sports for the Physically Disabled in several capacities. She has also volunteered at numerous Ontario Summer and Winter Games representing Cruisers Sports for the Physically Disabled and has volunteered at Regional and Provincial Track and Field meets as an official.

Syl Apps was a Canadian pole-vault champion, a proud member of the Canadian Olympic team, a star centre and captain for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Apps served as Ontario’s Athletic Commissioner and as a member of the Ontario Legislature for 12 years, working tirelessly to represent the Kingston Region. Serving as Minister of Correctional Services, he took a great interest in finding new ways young people could make a lasting contribution to their community.

For a list of all the Ontario Sport Award recipients, visit www.sportalliance.com.