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Celebrate 60 Years of Excellence: 2011 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

June 10, 2011

Edmontonians are invited to join Deputy Mayor Linda Sloan and City Councillors at the Salute to Excellence Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for an evening of fantastic entertainment and to celebrate outstanding citizens for their dedication, talents and achievements in arts and culture, community service, and sports:

Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Francis Winspear Centre for Music
4 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Cost: Free

The 2011 Hall of Fame Inductees are:

Arts and Culture Hall of Fame

  • Dr. E. D. Blodgett, Poet
  • Catherine Burgess, Sculptor
  • Gene Dub, Architect
  • Jan Selman, Theatre Innovator

Community Service Hall of Fame

  • Dr. Robert C.P. Westbury, Community Builder

Sports Hall of Fame

  • Ollie Currie, Sports Builder - Swimming
  • Wally (Walter) A. Litousky, Sports Builder - Judo
  • Scotty Olson, Boxer - Former World Champion
  • Murray F.R. Smith, Sports Builder - Athlete, Coach, Psychologist, Educator, Volunteer

Award of Distinction

  • Chorale Saint-Jean (Conductor Professor Laurier Fagnan)

Meet the Hall of Fame inductees at a post-ceremony reception, following the inspiring inductions and entertainment by these Edmonton artists:

Admission is free with seating available on a first come, first served basis. ASL and CART provided.

For more information, call 780-496-5805 or visit www.edmonton.ca/salute.