A tribute to two champions

Monday, October 5, 2009

Dinner1-largeFREDERICTON – Over 150 members of Fredericton’s rowing community and came out in full force Saturday night at the Delta Fredericton to pay tribute to Fredericton’s olympic rowers Jane Rumball and Don Dickison for their many accomplishments and dedication to their sport.

The evening was highlighted by

speeches from each olympian and the christenening of two of the clubs boats.Dinner2-large

Each touched on the importance the Fredericton Rowing Club had on their rowing careers and how honoured they were to be recognized by the club.

Rumball had the women’s eight named after her while the men’s double was named after Dickison.

The evening included dinner, a silent auction and a dance.