Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

G Gathering
        Chesapeake Sports Club

Chesapeake Sports Club



The November meeting of the Chesapeake Sports Club was held at the Chesapeake Conference Center.  The guest speaker and Legend of Honor recpient was Chesapeake native and former Indian River athlete Colonel (Retired) Greg Gadson. Despite losing both legs during a roadside attack in Baghdad, he refused to be defined by the event. In his inspirational speech, Col. Gadson encouraged others to always perserver and strive to do their best. Everett “EJ” Whiten of Great Bridge High School was honored for his successful season of golf.

Chesapeake Sports Club President Carolyn Bernard presents Colonel Greg Gadson with the Legends of Honor award

Chesapeake Sports Club President Carolyn Bernard awards Everett “EJ” Whiten of Great Bridge for Golf

Chesapeake Sports Club President Carolyn Bernard awards Everett “EJ” Whiten of Great Bridge for his sucessful season of golf.

Legend of Honor Colonel Greg Gadson, Melvin Queen II and his wife

Everett “EJ” Whiten of Great Bridge here with his parents Everett and Alecia Whiten

Colonel Greg Gadson with the newly appointed mayor of Chesapeake, Rick West

Melvin Queen II introduced the Legend of Honor, his former athlete, Colonel Greg Gadson

Colonel Greg Gadson inspires the crowd

The newly appointed mayor of Chesapeake, Rick West with Legend of Honor Colonel Greg Gadson

Louis Tayon, Dr. Juan Montero and Linwood Nelms

Councilwomen Ella Ward, Legend of Honor Colonel Greg Gadson, Melvin Queen II and his wife

Dr. Juan Montero and Colonel Greg Gadson