Joel Jacobson ~ Media



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Jacobson spent a lifetime building sport in Nova Scotia as a volunteer, promoter, writer, producer, and emcee. The Halifax native produced the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame induction ceremony for more than 40 years. He was the chief media liaison for the CIAU Final 8 Basketball Championship for decades. He was a primary leader for the Canadian Progress Club in developing its annual celebrity dinner. And for many years, Jacobson was the host of the annual Bill Stanish and Friends luncheon for Special Olympics NS. Jacobson passed away in the summer of 2022 and will be represented on induction night by his wife, Cathy, and children, Debra and Jason.