Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame - 2010 Hall of Fame Banquet

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The Illinois USSSA proudly announces the 16th Annual Hall of Fame Inductees

Hall of Fame elects to be inducted on November 6, 2010 include:

Players
Wendy Fudge - Rockford
Denice "Toodie" Moss - Rockford
Jim Rumple - Rockford
Dave Villarreal - St. Charles
Stephen Walker - Sparta

Pioneer
Vernon Kueker (Umpire) - Red Bud
Kent Grosshuesch (Player) - Naperville

Manager
Al Studt, Belleville Budweiser - Belleville

Hall of Fame Complex
Forest Hills Diamonds, the site of many major tournaments

Hall of Honor Team
RMA Kelly, 1985 Class B Divisional Championship team

Also honoring ...
Settimi-Fetters Roofing, 2010 Women's Class D Great Lake National Champions
Side Outs/Still Young, 2009 Men's 40 & Over World Champions/br> Still Young, 2010 Men's 50 & Over World Champions

Illinois USSSA Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will be held at Radisson Hotel & Conference Center 200 South Bell School Road in Rockford, IL

Saturday, November 6, 2010
5pm-7pm - Cocktails (cash bar) & Silent Auction
7pm-10pm - Dinner & Testimonial Induction Ceremonies
10pm-1am - Socializing

Radisson Amenities: The Radisson Hotel & Conference Center (formerly the Ramada Suites is located off East State Street on Bell School Road at the entryway into Rockford from I-90. This beautiful hotel and banquet center was renovated into a Radisson in the fall of 2006. The Radisson has a full service restaurant and lounge. Complimentary wireless high speed internet access is available throughout the hotel including all guest rooms. Sleep Number Beds are available in guest rooms, one bedroom suites and Jacuzzi Suites and all rooms feature refrigerators, microwave, sofa beds, coffee service, iron and ironing board and cable TV. There is also an indoor heated swimming pool and whirlpool. Peak Fitness health club is located 3 miles from property. Cherry Vale Mall is located 3 miles away and 2 of the areas largest Antique Malls are only 3 miles away on East State Street. Hertz rental agency is located one block from hotel and Rockford International Airport is located 15 miles from hotel and Shuttle bus service is available from O’Hare.)

Room Reservations: Group room rates are $89 + tax per night. Please book your reservations ASAP so more rooms may be blocked for this event. Rooms will be held for USSSA until October 22 at the special rate. (Room rates on upgrades differ from group rates.) Call 815-226-2100 for reservations. Please mention USSSA to gain access to those rooms. Email: dfollis@frhcorp.com and www.radisson.com/rockfordil

Send dinner reservations, table seating and check to Brenda Paulson, 6420 Porter Rd, Rockford, IL 61101. Please include a check made payable to USSSA Hall of Fame for $45/person. Any reservation received after October 22 will be $55. Any questions please contact Brenda at 815-964-3537 or email: ilusssa@t6b.com.

Dinner will be a two meat entre including dessert. A child's menu of chicken fingers and French fries is available for $20. A vegetarian meal is also available.

Sponsor Ads or Congratulatory Messages: Sponsors ads or congratulatory message lines may be purchased for the Hall of Fame program. This ad can be business or a congratulatory message from family, friends, former teammates, coaches, sponsors, etc. Rates: full page (7 3/8 x 9 5/8) $170, 3/4 page (7 3/8 x 7 3/8) $140, 1/2 page (7 3/8 x 4) $100, 1/4 page (7 3/8 x 2 3/8) $55, 1/8 page (7 3/8 x 1 3/8) $30. Send check, ad copy and artwork to Illinois USSSA Hall of Fame, 6420 Porter Rd., Rockford, IL 61101. Ad copy and artwork can also be sent to: ilusssa@t6b.com. Advertising deadline October 12, 2010.

Hall of Fame Video: The testimonial inauguration will be professionally video taped. Cost for a VHS tape is $20 and DVD is $25, including shipping.

Hope to see you all again this year! This has been a "family reunion" of sorts, meeting new people and reacquainting old friendships. Come join the fun!!

Brenda Paulson and the Hall of Fame Committee

Directions to Radisson Hotel & Conference Center

Directions from Chicago: Take I-90 west to Rockford, exit Business 20/East State Street and go right on East State Street to the next stoplight at Bell School Road. Make a left turn on Bell School Road and go approximately 1 block and the Radisson Hotel is on your left.

Directions from I-39: Take I-39 North to Rockford. Near the end of Interstate 39, stay in the right lane and proceed to the North/West Tollway on I-90 toward Wisconsin. Proceed approximately 1 1/2 miles to Business 20/ East State Street exit and go right on East State Street to the next stoplight at Bell School Road. Make a left turn on Bell School Road and go approx 1 block and the Radisson Hotel is on your left.

Directions from Wisconsin: Take I-90 East to Rockford; exit Business 20/East State Street. Go right on East State Street to the next stoplight at Bell School Road. Make a left turn on Bell School Road and go approximately 1 block and the Radisson Hotel is on your left.