GOLD RING RECIPIENTS
1978
Bob Cook, Mort Keilty, Lou Pierce
1998
Tom Talarico, Richie Hamel, Bernie Pogozienski
1979
Sam Fenn, Jim Liakos, Ed Zaccaria
1999
June Legge, Jim Hamilton, Tom Leece
1980
Phil Berchonak, Bobby Ray, Tony Roberts
2000
Robert Iacovone, Tom Kinsella, Joe Sileo
1981
Angelo Durante, Bob Palmer Jr., George Pierce
2001
David Anderson, Thomas Buckingham,
Richard Kulmann
1982
Lud Jasilunas, Kelly Calabrese, Tom Nevers
2002
Richard Avoletta, Sean Butterly, Joseph Romano
1983
Ralph Bradley, Joseph Lovetere, Joseph Trotta
2003
Lou Banda, Charlie Fenn, Steve Hovick
1984
Bill Quigley, Pat Piscopo, Larry Stone
2004
Tom Franzese, Charlie Hensel, Craig Lamphier
1985
Ed Bennett, Marty Maccione, John Regan
2005
Bill Jannetty, Bob Palmer Jr., Chet Palombo
1986
William Butterly Sr., Domenic Romano,
Albert Zaccaria
2006
Denise Brown, Mike Palomba, Steve Sklanka
1987
Mike Kleban, Richard Kross, Don Stepanek
2007
Chuch DiNapoli, Janet O'Donnell, Ted O'Neill
1988
Jim Krayeske, Stan Masayda, Mike Moffo
2008
Keith Borkowski, Marie Sampson, Brian Stanley
1989
Frank Battelli, Harold Garner, Chester Gursky
2009
Don Borgnine, Alexander 'Sandy' McKee,
Garry Smith
1990
Al Dostaler, John Hayes, Ed Stack
2010
Dan Ouellette, Robert Rose Sr., Paul Swiatek
1991
Tony DiPrimio, Robert LeBlanc, Pat Paternostro
2011
Chuck Bradley, Bruce Cianciolo, Bill Donston
1992
Al Durante, Stan DeMayo, Edward Kalita
2012
David Granger, Richard Jacovich, Frank Judson
1993
Bill Gargano, George Palomba, Joseph Feero
2013
Ed 'Ned' Conlan, Dick Fenn, Richard Gursky
1994
Mary Wollenberg, Frank Franzese, Bill O'Donnell
2014
Ed Leach, Jim McEvoy, Dominic Romano
1995
Joe Brogna, Dom Valentino, Gary Gelinas
2015
Karen Blake, Ken Blake, Lori Donston
1996
Dick Lewis, Rocco Calabrese, Gordon Elliott
2016
Bob Guerrera, Cliff Jones, Scott Pietro
1997
Charlie Brown, Bob Monnerat, Phil Murphy
2017
Sue McCabe, Jerry Valentino, Luigi Velardi


Requirements for Gold Ring Award
(Taken directly from the Water-Oak Circle of Sports By-Laws)
Article VIII - Gold Ring Award
Section 1 Eligibility:
A) Must be 40 years of age or older.
B) Must have contributed much in sports and/or athletics during lifetime as a
player, coach, manager, supporter, etc. in Watertown or Oakville.
C) A Gold Ring application for each nominee must be submitted to the President prior to the January meeting.
D) Only a member in good standing can be nominated.
Section 2 - Number of Gold Rings:
A maximum of three (3) rings will be given per year.
Section 3 - Procedures For Voting For Ring Recipients:
A) The President will advertise in the local media the notice of the January meeting
for nominations and the February meeting for voting rights.
B) Only the members on the list presented by the Secretary and Treasurer will be eligible to vote.
C) Each member may have the privilege to nominate candidates and must be
prepared to show cause via the “Gold Ring Application”.
D) All applications will be presented to the Selection Committee and evaluated using the rating scale.
The Selection Committee will present the five (5) top candidates at the scheduled February meeting.
E) Each member shall have a vote for his/her top three (3) choices from the top five (5) vote getters.
F) A tie will require a re-vote to declare a winner.
G) Note: Please remember only those paid up members as of the December meeting can vote.