WETM-TV will host its third annual Twin Tiers Sports Awards June 27 at Elmira High School from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Special guest speakers for the event include Christina Sonsire and Terry Day.
Sonsire is a Georgetown University soccer Hall of Fame inductee, local community leader and Elmira Notre Dame graduate while Day is a longtime sports director at WETM-TV and recently retired as the Mansfield University public relations professional.
Awards that will be handed out include, Twin Tiers Sports Highlight of the Year, Twin Tiers Sports Moment of the Year, Twin Tiers Sports Team of the Year, Twin Tiers Sports Coach of the Year, Twin Tiers Sports College Team of the Year, Twin Tiers Sports College Athlete of the Year, Twin Tiers Sports Inspiration of the Year, Twin Tiers Sports Most Valuable Player (female and male) and the Twin Tiers Sports People’s Choice best mascot.
The Twin Tiers Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Elmira Native, Marty Chalk. Marty is a longtime local sports dignitary and is currently president of the Chemung County Sports Hall of Fame.
Tickets are available at Horseheads Beverage Center and Allstate Brautigan Insurance Arnot Mall for just $5. The event will be titled sponsored by Blaise Alexander Auto out of Mansfield.
The actual vote will be up on http://mytwintiers.com/sports at the end of the month.