Athletes with Disabilities Network (ADN) is seeking
nominations of accomplished athletes for the Athletes with Disabilities Hall of
Fame Class of 2010. Nominations are being accepted starting now until May 31.
Nomination ballots are available online now for
Awards to be nominated for include the following:
- National Hall of Fame;
- Michigan Hall of Fame;
- Tony Filippis, Sr. Corporate Leadership Award;
- Rick Knas Lifetime Achievement Award;
- Roger McCarville Male Athlete of the Year Award;
- Pat MacDonald Female Athlete of the Year Award; and
- Mark “Doc” Andrews Rising Star Award.
The 12th Annual Athletes with Disabilities Hall of Fame
Induction Ceremony and Awards Dinner will be held on October 28 at the Troy
Marriott Hotel in Troy, Mich.
The Hall of Fame will honor ADN founder Tony Filippis
Sr. by introducing the new Tony Filippis Sr. Corporate Leadership Award. The
award will go to business leader that has shown a philanthropic attitude toward
their community and the advancement of persons with disabilities.
In addition, ADN will pay tribute to founding members
Roger McCarville and Pat McDonald by renaming Male/Female Athlete of the Year,
in their honor, respectively.