Erie Sports Commission Holds Annual Awards Event

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It’s a celebration of some of the best sporting events in the region and a chance to say thanks.

The Erie Sports Commission holding it’s annual event awards tonight. Among the awards presented … “locally managed event of the year” won by the Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitiational. The VNEA World Junior Pool Championship was named “National Event of the Year.” The Sports Commission sponsored 59 events in 2017. 

RON SERTZ/ERIE SPORTS COMMISSION says:  15:16:17  “We help grow the smaller events into bigger events and we’re always about tourism through sports.  So, the more people we bring to Erie for sporting events. The more people come back when they’re exposed to our great city,” said Ron Sertz of the Erie Sports Commission.

Also tonight, Sertz says he plans to step down as director of the sports commission. Mark Jeanneret will take over in July.

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