Another award makes three

Bellarine Peninsula Basketball Association president Tony Kane and operations manager Nick Stamatopoulos. (Ivan Kemp) 401397_01

Bellarine Peninsula Basketball Association has won a major award for the third time in six years.

The community based basketball association won the award for Outstanding Achievement – Large Association announced by the Basketball Victoria Country Commission.

The award is given to Country Victorian Basketball Associations in excess of 1501 registered participants and recognises an association against a criteria including but not limited to participation, retention and growth; financial performance; contribution to the community; development of athletes, coaches and administrators; and operation of the National Aussie Hoops Program.

“I want to express our gratitude for winning the Outstanding Achievement by a Large Association award on behalf of the Bellarine Peninsula Basketball Association,” Bellarine Peninsula Basketball Association general manager Aaron Lothian said.

“It acknowledges the contributions of our players, coaches, staff, board, families, supporters, partners, sponsors and the community.

“It emphasises the values of dedication, teamwork and sportsmanship that has led to the association’s success and pledges to continue striving for greatness into the future.”