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DBT40: Bob Downing of Delaware Sports League

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AGE: 38
TITLE: Founder and CEO
COMPANY: Delaware Sports League
CITY: Wilmington

What the nominator said: “Bob Downing, or “˜Bobby D,’ as he is known to so many of his patrons, has been running the Delaware Sports League since he founded it in 2007. The league is an active part of the greater Delaware community, with more than 7,500 members statewide, and focuses on taking a balanced approach to wellness by simultaneously addressing both the physical and social aspects of interaction. He has also helped to create Tyler’s Camp along with (SummerCollab), a summer camp for low-income youth, named in honor of Salesianum High School student Tyler Ritchie Brown, who died in an automobile accident in March.”

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