2023 Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Harvey Pearen & Raymond Sheffield
The 24th bi-annual COLLINGWOOD SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONIES is confirmed to officially welcome its Class of 2022 Inductees at the Collingwood Royal Canadian Legion.
For this event, we are honoured to welcome retired NHL Referee Terry Gregson as our featured guest speaker. His officiating career began in the OMHA progressing through to the OHA, WHL, IHL, and CHL culminating in his arrival to the NHL in 1979. Throughout his NHL career, Terry officiated 1400 games plus 158 playoff games across 18 consecutive years that included 8 Stanley Cup finals. On the International front, Terry officiated professional hockey in Helsinki, Stockholm and Japan. A proud member of the Guelph Hall of Fame & OHA Honour Roll, Terry is a recipient of the Ron Foxcroft Officiating Excellence Award & NASO Gold Whistle Award for his contribution to the World of Officiating across all sports in North America.
In his post-ice career, Terry was the Senior Officiating Manager of NHL officials assisting in the development and execution of new managerial programs & succession planning program from 2005-2009 then Senior Vice President and Director of Officiating in charge of the NHL officiating staff from 2009-2013.
The following agenda is planned for the evening.
5:00 p.m. - Cocktails
6:00 p.m. - Parade of Inductees
6:10 p.m. - Master of Ceremonies – John Kirby
- Official Welcome & Introduction of VIP's, Directors, Hall of Fame Members
6:15 p.m. - Dinner
7:30 p.m. - Guest Speaker – Terry Gregson
8:00 p.m. - Sports Wall of Fame
2017-18 Collingwood Blackhawks Atom AE3 Hockey Team
8:15 p.m. - Sports Hall of Fame - Induction Ceremonies
Harvey Pearen Builder
Raymond Sheffield Athlete - Hockey
9:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks
Induction Ceremony tickets are $45.00 (incl. dinner) and are available from the Blue Mountain Golf & Country Club - Jim Malley 705-445-3918 (ext 103) or any BOD member. . Revenues generated from ticket sales assist in the Hall’s continued operations.