Holyoke, Mass., Dec. 2, 2021 - The Board of Directors of the International Volleyball Hall of Fame recognized its executive director George Mulry for his 10 years of service to the organization and the sport at its board and annual meeting on Dec. 1.
The board presented Mulry with an official proclamation for faithfully serving as the chief caretaker of the many historical artifacts contained in the museum. Additionally, he was honored for his commitment, dedication, leadership and honorable service to the corporation. A copy of the official proclamation was also entered into the official meeting minutes to document this noteworthy accomplishment.
The IVHF Board President, Steve Bishop commented on the occasion, “The accolades for George from the board of directors and honorary advisors are well deserved. He has faithfully served the corporation with distinction during his 10 years in this role. It is an honor to work alongside George as we all strive to honor the sport we love so much.”
Mulry puts forth considerable efforts to honor, preserve and promote the International Volleyball Hall of Fame as well as the sport of volleyball in its birthplace and around the world.
"I'm grateful to the board and advisors for their continued trust and support," said Mulry. "Together, we have accomplished so much over the past 10 years to help lay the foundation for the next 10. It's an honor and a privilege to work here and continue to steward the history of volleyball."
While one aspect of the Hall is recognizing international individuals for their lifetime achievements, there are many local events that the IVHF also puts on and sponsors. The next will be Feb. 4-5, 2022 with the Morgan Classic NCAA Collegiate Men’s Volleyball tournament, held at Springfield College. In conjunction with that event, players and coaches of all ages are invited to participate in clinics run by the participating teams. For more information on all of the events surrounding the Morgan Classic, please visit https://www.volleyhall.org/morgan-classic.html
The IVHF exists to preserve the history of volleyball in its birthplace of Holyoke, Massachusetts USA by honoring, promoting and sharing its story with the world.