March 13, 2017
Congratulations to Laura Said on winning Canoe Kayak BC's Presidents' Award at the Sport BC awards on March 8.
The annual Presidents' Awards, presented by Sports with Balls, now in it's 23rd year are presented to volunteers form Sport BC member and partner organizations who represent the spirit of volunteerism, and whose dedication, energy and commitment contribute to the development of their sport or organization in the province of British Columbia.
Said, who was named CKBC's Volunteer of the Year in the November, was honoured for her work with the sprint officiating program. A well respected official, she also takes on leadership and administrative roles while mentoring new officials. And Said also delivers training courses to ensure our athletes compete in the spirit of fair play.
The 2017 Presidents' Award winners represent 25 communities and 44 different Sport BC member and partner organizations.
Canoe Kayak BC is the Provincial Sport Organization for the paddle sports and actively encourages and provides opportunities to enjoy, participate and excel in them. Members include competitive athletes, developing athletes, enthusiasts, coaches, officials, administrators and supporters of the sport. The association's mission enourages and promotes personal growth and success for our members through participation and performance in paddle sports.