Longtime Aurora resident Ben Steenhorst was instrumental in the development of the Highland Park Soccer Facility. Through his efforts with the Aurora Soccer Club and Aurora Youth Soccer club Steenhorst has made a lasting impact on the sport of Soccer in Aurora. In 2014 Steenhorst was inducted into the builder/contributor Aurora Sport Hall of Fame. You can read his bio here: Ben Steenhorst.
52 Pick Me Up is a community-based sports heritage project celebrating the year of Sport in Aurora.
Through the collaborative effort between The Aurora Heritage Authority, the Aurora Museum & Archives, Boulevard Design, Sport Aurora and the Aurora Sport Hall of Fame a set of collectable cards will be released weekly at a variety of events and locations throughout the Town of Aurora. The distribution point for each card will be published in The Auroran and here on the community FOCUS site.
Pick a card, any card, collect them all!
Card of the week : The Jack of Diamonds
The Aurora Museum & Archives
This week’s card featuring Ben Steenhorst has been sponsored by the The Aurora Museum & Archives. Re-Established in 2014 The Aurora Museum & Archives has recently launched their exhibit A Legacy of Sport in the Aurora Room of The Historic Church Street School.
If you are interested in getting in the game and sponsoring a card, a hand or even an entire suit please contact any of the partners as to existing opportunities.
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