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Ritchie, John

John Ritchie - Good Citizen Award 2015John Ritchie has been coaching baseball since he was 16. He has been on the executive of the Thunder Bay Men’s Senior Baseball Association since 2001, currently as vice president. He also volunteered on the ground crew when the Thunder Bay International Baseball Association hosted the 2010 International Baseball Federation World Junior Baseball Championship in Thunder Bay. In 2000, John coached the Thunder Bay North All Stars who competed in Ottawa for the Ontario Big League Championships and returned home as the Ontario Big League 2000 Champions. John also volunteers for the Port Arthur Curling Club (PACC). In 1985, John started the PACC Fish Club and in 1988, he organized the first PACC Super Bowl Bonspiel, which has become an annual event. John’s volunteer involvement has greatly enhanced and raised the profile of the sporting community in Thunder Bay.