Phoenix, AZ – CREST Insurance Group is honored to be named the title sponsor of the 2017 Arizona Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on November 1, the Arizona Sports and Entertainment Commission (ASEC) announced today.

“For decades, ASEC has brought quality sporting events to the state of Arizona,” said Cody Ritchie, President of CREST Insurance Group, one of Arizona’s largest independent insurance agencies. “The commission’s focus on improving our community and local economy are one of the reasons that CREST is proud to form this partnership. We are honored to sponsor the 2017 Arizona Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as we help celebrate these outstanding individuals that have made a difference.”

The Arizona Sports Hall of Fame honors athletes, coaches, administrators and others who have made significant contributions to Arizona sports. Arizona Cardinals owner Bill Bidwill, former Arizona Coyotes star Shane Doan, sports journalist Paola Boivin, Arizona State University wrestler Anthony Robles and Grand Canyon University basketball coach and former Phoenix Suns star Dan Majerle will be inducted into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday, November 1 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort.

“ASEC is grateful to CREST Insurance Group for its generous support of the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame,” ASEC Executive Director Nikki Balich-Cammarata said. “We are enthusiastic about forging a new partnership that will enable ASEC to set a new standard for this marquee event and provide a fitting ceremony to honor these Arizona sports icons as they are enshrined into the Arizona Sports Hall of Fame.”

The CREST Insurance Group Arizona Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will kick off at 5 p.m. on November 1 with inductees meeting the media on the Pepsi Red Carpet Run. The Paramount Promotions Pre-Party, with registration, cocktails and a raffle, begins at 5:30 p.m.

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