In 2018 the Rosedale Community Council - Youth Softball was honoured to be awarded the Dr. Gene Sutton Club Excellence award from the City of Hamilton.
Dr. Gene Sutton was dedicated to quality amateur sport in the City of Hamilton. As a child andyouth advocate, she believed in a holistic approach focusing on providing safe, healthy, and funenvironments contributing to the development and growth of the whole child. The Dr. Gene SuttonClub Excellence Award was established in 2010 by the City of Hamilton’s Public Health Services. Itwas designed to recognize local sport organizations/clubs that are implementing best practices inthe delivery of quality child and youth programming to promote healthy living.
Excelled in increasing physical activity among their participants and encouraging healthyeating behaviours;
Fostering a state of wellbeing in which every participant realizes their potential, developstools to cope with the normal stresses of life, and is able to make a contribution to theircommunity;
Ensuring Hamilton children and youth have opportunities to participate in and live ahealthy and active lifestyle.