A record number of attendees, over 400, came to celebrate WSHJA’s year-end award winners at the 58th Annual Awards Banquet & Silent Auction held Saturday, January 15, 2011 at Meydenbauer Convention Center in Bellevue, WA.
It was a truly festive and energized evening, with members receiving awards in 28 categories in the State Awards Program and 78 categories in the National Awards Program, and all 45 of the WSHJA Perpetual Trophies going to deserving recipients.
WSHJA Special Award Winners
In addition, the WSHJA membership paid fitting tribute to 2010’s Special Award recipients. A highlight of the evening was an emotional presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to long-time contributor Dina Happy, as well presentations of the President’s Award to Nancy Lewis, the Junior Sportsmanship Award to Alexa Anthony, and the the Amateur Sportsmanship Award to Peter Brandon.
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It is the time of year that we collect the perpetual trophies back from you and get them updated with their 2010 winners. We truly appreciate your prompt response on turning in trophies, and please return them no later than the November 30th. Please take the first opportunity to drop them off to our designated locations or contact one of us to arrange the return--Jil Edwards (firstname.lastname@example.org) (206) 200-4847) or Melody Gilmore (email@example.com).
Both Olson's Tack in Bellevue and the Gift Horse Saddlery in Woodinville have again graciously offered to be our designated collection sites for the trophies. Please take your trophy with you on your next trip and drop it off.