2009-10 Travel Team Banquet, News (St. Thomas Minor Hockey)

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Apr 19, 2010 | lsmith | 1355 views
2009-10 Travel Team Banquet
The 2009-10 St. Thomas Minor Hockey Association Travel Team Banquet was held April 11th at the St. Anne's Centre. Travel Players, Parents and Coaches gathered to enjoy a delicious pasta dinner prepared by WOP and WONG.

The first banquet included teams from Tyke Select to Major Atom, and featured guest speaker Mike Stubbs, voice of the London Knights. Mike provided the players and parents will some classic hockey stories and great lessons to be learned. Thanks to Mike for taking the time to talk with our young players.

The second banquet featured teams from Minor Pee wee to Midget. Midget Coach John Corkum took a few moments to say good bye to the following players who have finished their Minor Hockey Careers:

Randy Belanger, Scott Holder, Tyson Corkum, Brian Yurek, Jeff Laidlaw, Tyler Coursolle & Adam Galloway.

We wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

Special congratulations to Jacob Vader who has been selected to the Canadian National Amputee Hockey Team. Two special donations were made to Jacob, one from Coach Walt Molinero and the rest of the Midget AE team and one from President Chris Smith on behalf of the St. Thomas Minor Hockey Association. These donations will help Jacob and his family off set the cost of attending the tournament.

A great time was had by all in attendance. A special thank-you to: Gerry the Memorabilia Guy, St. Thomas Glass, the St. Thomas Stars, Tommy Whites Source for Sports and Sani Sports for their prize donations.

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Comfort Inn St Thomas
Welcome to the Comfort Inn, a St. Thomas hotel located on Highway 3 near Waterworks Park. This Comfort Inn® hotel is close to Waterworks Park, the JOE THORNTON Community Center, the Elgin Mall and the Jumbo the Elephant Monument, a tribute to the star of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Hawk Cliff and Port Stanley beach, two attractions on nearby Lake Erie, are just minutes away. Annual hawk migrations make for great bird-watching opportunities on the water's edge. Rooms at this St. Thomas hotel feature televisions, coffee makers, irons and ironing boards. Barbecue grill are available. Refrigerators and microwaves are available in all rooms and a hot tub suite is also available. Handicap accessible rooms are available and children under 18 always stay free with their parents.
Talbot Trail Physiotherapy
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Centennial Sports Club
The Centennial Sports Club has been a dedicated sponsor for over 20 years for both house league and tournaments.
Tim Hortons
Timbits Hockey is a community-oriented sponsorship program that provides opportunities for kids aged four to nine to play minor hockey. The philosophy of the program is not based on winning or losing, but on learning a new sport, making new friends, and just being a kid.