Sportsperson of the Year Dinner

by Paul Turi, Co-Chairman
(from Jersey Coast Anglers Association December 2016 Newsletter)

On Sunday, November 13th we held the JCAA Sportsperson-of-the-Year dinner to honor this years Sportsperson-of-the-Year, Pete Grimbilas. Also being honored at the dinner was Carl Bruger for the JCAA Youth Education Award. Also being honored posthumously was one of JCAAs very own, Dr. Edward W. Cherry. Ed was active with JCAA for many years, serving as a board member and serving on a number of committees. A Lifetime Achievement award was presented to Eds wife, children and grandchildren.

On behalf of JCAA Id like to thank all those who attended the dinner to honor these fine men. Id also like to thank Dan Miller, co-chairman of the dinner, his wife Heather, John Toth, Don & Al Marantz, Greg Kucharewski, Frank Richetti, Tom Fote, Paul & Linda Haertel. Id also like to thank Mark Taylor who did a great job as our Master of Ceremonies this year.

Id also like to thank our many sponsors who are listed below:

Carl Bruger, 2016 Youth Education Award Left to right: Greg Kucharewski, Carl Bruger, Youth Ed. Award winner; Pete Grimbilas, Sportsperson-of-the-Year, and John Toth, President of JCAA
Carl Bruger, 2016 Youth Education Award Marilyn Cherry, children & grandchildren
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