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 and youth advocate, she believed in a holistic approach focusing on providing safe, healthy, and fun environments contributing to the development and growth of the whole child. The Dr. Gene Sutton Club Excellence Award was established in 2010 by the City of Hamilton’s Public Health Services. It was designed to recognize local sport organizations/clubs that are implementing best practices in the delivery of quality child and youth programming to promote healthy living.
Excelled in increasing physical activity among their participants and encouraging healthy eating behaviours;
Fostering a state of wellbeing in which every participant realizes their potential, develops tools to cope with the normal stresses of life, and is able to make a contribution to their community;
Ensuring Hamilton children and youth have opportunities to participate in and live a healthy and active lifestyle.