Special Achievement Award
Bob Gladwish Sr.
Over his lifetime Bob Gladwish Sr. has and continues to
support both youth and adults in sports. He is a
very dynamic individual with the ability to get things
done and done right. He has volunteered on various
committees and sponsored many sporting teams in the
Sarnia Lambton area.
Back in the early 1950's to 1965 Bob was a very
competitive drag car racer, winning the
Canadian Drag Car
Racing Championship for the most wins in the season.
Bob has supported youth with sponsorship in golf,
hockey, figure skating, soccer, bowling etc.
Fastball was near and dear to Bob and his family.
Bob sponsored the first GLIS fastball team that won the
Ontario Senior "A" Fastball Championship in 1981 and
this team also finished 2nd in the Canadian
Championships that same year.
Bob formed his own company know as Ranson named after
his late son Randy. Bob Gladwish continued to
sponsor teams but with the name RANSON in the forefront.
Fastball again came fron and centre with the Ranson
Senior "A" Fastball Team winning the 1987 Ontairo Senior
"A" Men's Title and finishing 2nd in the Canadian
National Men's Championship.
Hockey is also important to thte Gladwish family
sponsoring teams in Mooretown and the Sarnia Ranson
Junior "B" team. These teams were highly
successful, winning Ontario Titles and more importantly
developing local talent for future endeavors.
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