Few tickets remain for the 2019 Kamloops Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which will be held in conjunction with the Kamloops Sports Council’s athletic awards banquet at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre on Saturday.
Cocktails will be available at 6 p.m., with dinner to follow at 6:30 p.m.
Duncan Olthuis, executive director of the sports council, said 400 tickets were printed and about 380 have been sold. Tickets are available at the Sandman Centre Box Office.
Longtime Kamloops Rugby Club member Paddy Harrington, veteran CFJC-TV broadcaster Earl Seitz, track-and-field proponent Ted Pierson and dedicated sports volunteer and former journalist Tony Parker will be inducted in the individual category.
Kamloops Rugby Club will be inducted in the team category.
B.C. Lions’ legend Geroy Simon will be the guest speaker for the event, which will mark the kickoff of a 50-50 ticket sales campaign that will benefit KidSport.
The 50-50 tickets will go on sale soon at kamloopssportscouncil.com.