November 14, 2013 Awards and Gala Evening
The HWMFA football season concluded with the Awards and Gala evening. The evening was electric with over 400 guests and included the Hamilton Police Chief, Pigskin Pete, members of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Toronto Argonauts and McMaster Marauders
Police Chief Glenn De Caire addressed the attendees with a message that included all the elements of team and commitment, he sited many of the same strengths that make our city safe and strong. Dave Watkins, Senior Director of the CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats opened the evening bringing words of welcome from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. The Partnership with HMWFA and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats was in full force as players and Ticats mixed within the crowd and a friendly rivalry with members of the Toronto Argonauts Kyle Koch and Jason Pottinger were had by all. Joe Sardo Vice-President of HWMFA commented it appeared the evening turned into a big loud pep rally for the coming Eastern Final between the Argos and Ticats. Pigskin Pete led many cheers of “OSKIE WEE WEE” through out the evening.
The event maintained all the elements that took place during the HWMFA season, Family first professional culture. Many of the players enjoyed being with their teammates on more time while parents socialized and enjoyed the silent auction bidding. After the awards were completed many danced the night away with live music from the band Reflection.
The first class event was organized by the Roar Club. The HWMFA volunteer parent group.
A big thanks goes out to all their members for a great professional well attended evening.