BILL FUNK, father of former national team athlete Jared Funk, has been nominated for Sport Manitoba's Volunteer of the Year 2013. Bill has been volunteering with the wheelchair rugby program for more than 15 years in various capacities such as coaching and equipment manager. He has been involved in multiple community outreach programs and has spent time promoting wheelchair sports and wheelchair rugby at Have-A-Go Days at the HSC and Soldiering On events in Shile, MB. Bill is a strong advocate for raising awareness of the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle for the physically disabled.
Bill will be honoured at an Awarsds Ceremony on Tuesday April 30, 2013 at the Convention Centre in Winnipeg, MB.
Good luck Bill!