A dozen local athletes will be inducted into the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame next month.
The class of 2012, which includes 12 athletes representing eight sports, were announced this week and will be inducted at a gala ceremony Aug. 11.
The athletes include Jerry Bruyere for broomball; Merton Hanson, builder equestrian; Marc Dupuis and Harold Murphy for hockey; Donald Roy McElhone, lacrosse; Frank Chartrand, builder soccer; Claude Regnier, skateboarding; Rae Armstrong, Wayne Froats, Steve McGillis and John Parisien for softball; and Maureen Pinkos, swimming.
Starting in 1968, the Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame boasts more than 300 athletes, coaches and builders who excelled in their sports of choice. The Benson Cornwall Sports Hall of Fame Induction Dinner will take place in the salons of the Cornwall Civic Complex. For tickets contact David Murphy at email@example.com or go to Gordon Jewelers at 13 Second Street West.