BORP to host June 13 Hall of Fame & Awards Celebration in Berkeley

Berkeley-based Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP) will host its Hall of Fame & Awards Celebration on Wed., June 13th to honor the achievements and contributions of members of the BORP community. The event will recognize outstanding athletes, dedicated volunteers, and bold outdoor adventurers, as well as individuals whose lifetime of achievements and commitment have had a significant and lasting impact on BORP and the Bay Area’s adaptive sports community.

   Left to right: Jonathan Newman, Lamile Perry, Victor Hakopian, Joe Melancon and Delta Gamma, UC Berkeley Chapter

Left to right: Jonathan Newman, Lamile Perry, Victor Hakopian, Joe Melancon and Delta Gamma, UC Berkeley Chapter

Those to be recognized are:

2018 BORP Hall of Fame Inductees: Jonathan Newman and Lamile Perry
The BORP Hall of Fame recognizes the efforts of individuals, agencies, and organizations who had a significant and lasting impact on BORP and the adaptive sports community in the Bay Area through exceptional athletic achievements, leadership, advocacy, public service, volunteerism, philanthropy, and innovation.

Athlete of the Year: Victor Hakopian
BORP’s Athlete of the Year Award is presented to an individual who exhibits outstanding athletic ability, teamwork, a commitment to their sport(s) and a strong worth ethic.

Adventurer of the Year: Joe Melancon
BORP’s Adventurer of the Year Award recognizes individuals for outstanding performance in the outdoors and who embody the spirit of adventure, including boldness, courage, accountability for individual and group safety, and respect of nature and their peers.

BORP Volunteer of the Year: UC Berkeley Delta Gamma
BORP’s Volunteer of the Year award recognizes individuals and/or groups who have gone above and beyond by giving time and service to support BORP’s programs and activities.

The event will be held at the Ed Roberts Campus located at 3075 Adeline St. in Berkeley.  To purchase your ticket, CLICK HERE.