LAKE PLACID - A sold-out dinner banquet was held on Sunday, May 18 at The Pines Inn with 125 Skating Club of Lake Placid members joining together to celebrate their 80th anniversary of the club and award annual skating scholarships and achievement awards.
A special proclamation was presented to Barbara Tyrell Kelly by Skating Club President Joe Currie, Vice President Tracey Ridenour and Skating Club Program Director Mary Catherine Spinelli. Kelly has been a member of the Skating Club of Lake Placid since 1937, and she is still actively skating in the adult figure skating program.
The proclamation was written by Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall and dually recognized by North Elba town Supervisor Roby Politi honoring Kelly's dedication to the community and to the sport of figure skating.
Barbara Kelly receives her award. (Photo provided)
The United States Figures Skating Association also awarded Kelly with a congratulatory certificate recognizing her lifetime of dedication to the club and passion for the sport.
The Skating Club of Lake Placid will begin registration for the new season starting June 1. For more information, visit online at www.skatingcluborflakeplacid.org.