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Calgary Booster Club Major Award Winners Make Headlines

And the winners are …

The Calgary Booster Club announced its major award winners at McMahon Stadium on Wednesday, April 17th.

The press conference was well-attended and attracted coverage from Calgary TV stations, newspapers, radio broadcasters and social media accounts.

At the media event, the Calgary Booster Club unveiled its Athletes of the Year, based on performance during the 2023 calendar year, as well as the winner of its most prestigious award, Sportsperson of the Year:

  • Sportsperson of the YearPATRICK JARVIS
  • Henry Viney Trophy (Female): ALEXANDRIA LOUTITT
  • Scott-Mamini Memorial Award (Male): DUSTIN WOLF
  • Jack Gregory Award Winner (Special Olympics): DAVID NICHOLSON

Here’s a look at some of the media coverage from the announcement:

Patrick Jarvis Named Calgary Booster Club’s Sportsperson of the Year

Patrick Jarvis was buying running shoes when he got the celebrated call from the Calgary Booster Club.

“Because I still think I can run,” said the 65-year-old Calgarian, with a confident smile.

Likely can — and very well — given he’s already accomplished plenty in sport, which is what’s made him the 2024 Calgary Booster Club sportsperson of the year. The longtime promoter and builder of sports in the city, nation and world headlines this year’s class of major award winners — along with Calgary Flames goaltender Dustin Wolf, ski-jumper Alexandria Loutitt and powerlifter David Nicholson — for the decorated club, which has celebrated individuals whose achievements have made a significant impact on local sport since way back in 1952.

Read more of Todd Saelhof’s Calgary Herald article here …

Patrick Jarvis, Dustin Wolf Among Calgary Booster Club Award Winners

The Calgary Booster Club announced its annual award winners on Wednesday, with several athletes taking home hardware.

Patrick Jarvis is sportsperson of the year. Jarvis has been a promoter and builder of sports in Canada and around the world. He also served as president of the Canadian Paralympic Committee from 1998 to 2006.

He is also a former booster club director. “I’m humbled and honoured,” Jarvis said.

View CTV News Calgary’s coverage here …

Dustin Wolf, Al Coates Honoured by Calgary Booster Club

Flames goaltender Dustin Wolf and alumni member Al Coates have been honoured by the Calgary Booster Club at their annual awards.

Wolf has been named this year’s Scott-Mamini Memorial Award winner, which is presented annually to the city’s Male Athlete of the Year as chosen by the media. 

Coates, who spent 13 seasons with the Flames as senior advisor and general manager and was a part of the organization in 1989 when the Flames captured the Stanley Cup, has been named an Honoured Athletic Leader. 

Check out the story here …

Dustin Wolf Named Male Athlete of the Year by Calgary Booster Club

Folks, Calgary Flames (and Wranglers) goaltender Dustin Wolf is no stranger to awards. Since his draft year, he’s received any number of honours for his strong play. But on Wednesday, he received a brand new honour: Wolf was named this year’s recipient of the Calgary Booster Club’s Scott-Mamini Memorial Award as the male athlete of the year.

Named after longtime local sports journalists Harry Scott and Bob Mamini, the award is given to the top male athlete in the city as selected by a media panel. Wolf joins a long list of Flames to receive the award, including the likes of Mark Giordano, Miikka Kiprusoff, Jarome Iginla, Mike Vernon and Joe Nieuwendyk – among others.

Read more from Ryan Pike’s FlamesNation article here …

Silvertips Graduate Wolf Named Calgary Booster Club Male Athlete of the Year

Dustin Wolf has made a big impact in his relatively short time in Calgary.

The Calgary Flames netminder has been named the 2024 winner of the Scott-Mamini Memorial Award as the Calgary Booster Club’s Male Athlete of the Year.

“To be able to go back through some of the past recipients, obviously some former Flames Like Iginla, Gio (Mark Giordano), and Cale Makar won it last year and he’s a pretty exceptional hockey player to say the least,” Wolf said. 

Reporter Cami Kepke has more coverage in her Canadian Hockey League story …

Award winners, including Honoured Athletic Leaders and endowment recipients, will be officially recognized on Sunday, April 28th at the Calgary Booster Club’s 70th annual Gala.