Hall of Fame
2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Date: June 15, 2015
Location: Francis Winspear Centre for Music
No tickets required.
Call for Nominations
The Salute to Excellence Committee is presently seeking nominations for the 2015 Salute to Excellence Hall of Fame Awards.
Arts and Culture Hall of Fame
Edmonton’s Cultural Hall of Fame was established in 1986 to honour outstanding individuals and groups whose body of work in Arts & Culture has brought recognition to the City of Edmonton.
Its membership includes many exceptionally talented and dedicated Edmontonians. These outstanding individuals and groups, through their artistic or multicultural achievements, have brought honour and distinction to the City of Edmonton and have made exemplary contributions to the quality of life in Edmonton.
Artist: Outstanding individuals who, through a substantial body of work in an artistic discipline or in a multicultural sphere, have brought credit to the City of Edmonton. Such extraordinary individuals would normally have developed a national or international reputation.
Artist/Builder: Noteworthy artists or individuals from cultural groups/organizations who have given prolonged (generally over a period of at least ten years) and exceptional service to artistic and multicultural activities in the City of Edmonton.
Builder: A noteworthy individual who has given prolonged and exceptional service over a period of at least 10 years to artistic and multicultural activities in the City of Edmonton.
Community Service Hall of Fame
Edmonton’s Community Service Hall of Fame was established in 2004 and honours outstanding individuals who have made a significant and/or lifetime contribution to the community, which enhances the quality of life in the City of Edmonton, and shall be understood to include health, recreation, community, educational and social services.
Community Leader: Outstanding individuals who have demonstrated exemplary leadership or service to an organization(s) which has brought credit to the City of Edmonton for activities which may be local, national, or international, but which are recognized at a national or international level.
Community Builder: Notable individuals who have founded and led the service or organization for which they are to be recognized or worked to establish and develop the service or organization over a lengthy period of years. Such people may have provided leadership and service to more than one organization.
Sports Hall of Fame
Edmonton’s Sports Hall of Fame had its beginnings in 1961 with the induction of six esteemed builders and athletes. Edmonton athletes have represented the city credibly in competition, with exemplary sportsmanship and skill. Our builders of sport have given our city a strong foundation in which our athletes develop their skills and abilities.
Athlete: Outstanding athletes who have represented Edmonton commendably by attaining exceptional results and whose example of exemplary sportsmanship have brought credit to the sport and high regard for the individual.
Builder: Individuals who have given prolonged (generally ten years or more) and meritorious service to sports activities in the City of Edmonton
Athletes/Builders: Individuals, whose careers combined wholly, or in part, the qualities referred in the two previous categories.
Teams: Edmonton- based teams or members of the team, that have represented Canada, the Province of Alberta, and/or the City of Edmonton, with exceptional results and whose example of good sportsmanship have brought credit to the sport and high regard for the team.
Past Hall of Fame Inductees
2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
- Stephen & Lynn Mandel (Community Leaders)
- Larry R. Pempit (Community Leader)
- John W. Chomiak (Community Leader)
Arts & Culture
- Eva Bostrand (Artist/Builder)
- William (Bill) Dimmer (Artist/Builder)
- Duo Majoya: Dr. Marnie Giesbrecht and Dr. Joachim Segger (Artists/Builders)
- Chester Kuc (Artist/Builder)
Award of Distinction
- The University Ringette Team (2011-2014)
For more information:
Salute to Excellence Awards
PO Box 2359
Edmonton AB T5J 2R7