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Ringette Athlete Keely Brown Inducted into Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

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  • Keely Brown’s contribution to Ringette in Canada goes beyond the ice, her passion for the game even leading her to make improvements to the equipment.

    Keely moved to Alberta in 2003 where she joined the Edmonton WAM! of the National Ringette League. As a goaltender, Keely competed in 19 Canadian Ringette Championships, winning gold 9 times and silver 8 times. For 13 consecutive years, Keely was the goaltender for Team Canada, becoming the longest serving goalie in Ringette Canada’s National Team history.

    As a national team member, Keely won 4 silver medals, and gold in 2002. Keely was named the MVP for the final game three times, and the top goalie forthe tournament in 2002 and 2007. Keely’s skill, finesse, patience, athletic ability, and grit set the standard for those involved in ringette. Keely’s athletic prowess extended beyond ringette. She was a goalie for the Edmonton Chimos of the Western Women’s Hockey League for 8 seasons, and played for Team Canada at the World Inline Hockey Championships from 2002 to 2011. Keely led Canada to 9 medals in 10 years, including 3 gold.

    Keely was also the driving force behind an improved goaltender’s glove. Working with manufacturer NAMI, Keely’s design was more suited for ringette than previous styles, allowing the goalie to make the save, then pick up and toss the ring with an eye for accuracy and distance. The equipment is now known as the “Keely”.

    Keely continues to give back to the sport. She founded and co-owns a ringette goalie instruction company and has also written two books on Ringette Goalie Instruction.

    Todayville is proud to have produced the video profiles of this year’s Inductees.  Learn more about the 2018 inductees here.

    Since it’s inception in 1957, hundreds of Albertans have been inducted into the Hall of Fame.  We invite everyone to join us in this celebration of both new Inductees and returning Honoured Members, and their lasting impact on sport in our province.  If you would like more information on the Induction Banquet or to order tickets, please call (403) 341-8614.

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    Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Presents the 2019 Class of Inductees

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  • December 3, 2019

    The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame presents their 2019 Inductees; three athletes, three builders, one team and three Award recipients. These ten Albertans will have their legacies in sports preserved and celebrated by all of Alberta for generations to come. The Inductees will become official Honoured Members of the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame at the Induction Banquet taking place May 31, 2019.

    The inductees include athletes who are Olympians and World Champions, builders who have dedicated endless hours to develop their sports, a team who knows the meaning of teamwork, and a pioneer who has partaken and watched his sport evolve throughout the decades. The celebration of these inductees is a show of appreciation and acknowledgement to the growth of the sports to which they have contributed and to those they continue to inspire.

    “Today, we recognize those who have inspired us through their accomplishments in sports in Alberta and throughout the world. The Class of 2019 Inductees have demonstrated their dedication, skills and commitment to their sports. We look forward to celebrating their accomplishments at the 2019 Induction Banquet on May 31st in Red Deer.”

    – Donna Hateley, Managing Director, Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum

    2019 Inductees
    Kreg Llewellyn Water Skiing Athlete
    Mike Rogers Hockey Athlete
    Lyndon Rush Bobsleigh Athlete

    James Donlevy Hockey/Football Builder
    Dorothy Padget Artistic Swimming Builder
    Edward Thresher Wrestling Builder

    Randy Ferbey Curling Team
    Herman Dorin Pioneer Award, Wrestling
    George Stothart Achievement Award, Multisport A/B
    Rob Kerr Bell Memorial Award

    Click for complete bios of all inductees.

    The Induction Banquet

    The Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum hosts an annual Induction banquet each year in Red Deer, Alberta. More than 600 people from across the provinces and the United States attend this gala event to honour Alberta’s great athletes, sport builders, pioneers, and media personnel.

    At this prestigious event, several extraordinary Albertans that have made an impact on sport in our province, country, and around the world are honoured. The event not only honours these great Albertans but it recognizes the importance of sport in our lives and communities.

    The next Induction Banquet will be May 31, 2019 at the Sheraton Red Deer. Since it’s inception in 1957, hundreds of Albertans have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. We invite everyone to join us in this celebration of both new Inductees and returning Honoured Members, and their lasting impact on sport in our province.

    About the Alberta Sports hall of Fame

    Since 1957, many outstanding sports people have been inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame. We honour Albertans who have distinguished themselves in sport and preserve and celebrate Alberta’s rich sports history for all to enjoy.

    Click here for a large selection of stories from the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in including video profiles of all of the 2018 Inductees. 

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    Deck the Hall (of Fame) – Free admission for supporting your community this Christmas

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  • From the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

    Deck the Halls – 31 Days of Giving

    November 21 – December 21, 2018

    This year at the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame and Museum we will be giving back to our community.

    From November 21 to December 21, we have partnered with The Mustard Seed and the Red Deer Food Bank for 31 Days of Giving.

    During this time, bring a donation for either charity and receive free youth admission to the museum. During their visit, guests are encouraged to design either a snowflake or a pair of mittens to Deck the Hall.

    On December 21, all decorations made will be given to The Mustard Seed to decorate for the Holidays.

    *Please Note: This promotion is not applicable for group bookings.


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