The Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame is reminding the basketball community that its 13th Induction Dinner will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2011. That evening will see the induction of four players, one builder, and two teams. Arrangements are well underway to make this another very special evening, not only for those being inducted, but for all Hall of Fame members, and the basketball community, in general. The complete details are as follows...




The schedule for our 2011 Basketball Hall of Fame weekend is as follows :


1:00 – 2:30 P.M. – Informal Wine and Cheese Reception

               Manitoba Basketball Hall of Fame

            2nd Floor - University of Winnipeg Duckworth Athletic Centre

                            400 Spence Street, Winnipeg

All 2011 inductees along with their family and friends are invited to visit our Hall of Fame before the induction dinner in the evening. All other inducted / honoured members are also welcome along with all friends of basketball and our Hall of Fame.

Anyone who has not picked up, or paid for already reserved dinner tickets can do so at this event.

13th Induction Dinner – Wellington Room, Victoria Inn, 1808 Wellington Avenue

  • 6:00 P.M. – Cocktail Reception (Cash Bar)

  • 7:00 P.M. – Dinner

  • 8:00 P.M. – Induction Ceremonies 

Players : Whitney Dabney, T.L. Johannesson, Marjorie Kelly, & Keith Vassell

Builder : Mike Ruta

Teams : 1996 &1997 University of Manitoba Bisons Women & 

             1955, 1956 & 1957 University of Manitoba Bisons Men

NOTE : There are still a few dinner tickets remaining. 

               Call Ross Wedlake at 668-9494 or email to arrange for them



  • The induction dinner will be held at the Victoria Inn, Wellington Room, 1808 Wellington Avenue, Saturday, October 1 with the bar opening at 6:00 p.m. and dinner being served at about 7:00 ; the induction ceremonies will follow at about 8:00

  • Tickets are $70.00 each; reserved tables of eight (8) are $525.00 each; tables will be designated and reserved for groups so you can sit with those you know

  • You can purchase tickets from Basketball Manitoba at 925-5775, from Ross Wedlake at 668-9494 or by e-mail at 

  • We hope to have some interesting basketball memorabilia on display at the dinner ; in addition, we will have some great prizes to give away

If you have not visited the Hall of Fame lately in its permanent location at the University of Winnipeg Duckworth Centre, please do so any day. We are also very proud of our website at – check it out.

We need your support! This Hall of Fame weekend is scheduled only every second year and it has become something very special for our entire basketball community. 


We hope to see all of our members and friends once again “step up” and support our Hall of Fame. Please do your part – we are counting on you!


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