Dave Dawson The Packet & Times Sebastian Chiaramida was recognized as an outstanding soccer coach – one of just two in the nation – by Allstate Canada as part of a special ceremony Wednesday night at Ramara Centre. The long-time Ramara Soccer Club coach was presented the award by, from left, Kate Lewis (Allstate agency manager), Diana Matheson (Canadian Olympic soccer player) and Suzy Ferdinand (president of Ramara Soccer Club.)

Local soccer coach honoured

Orillia's Sebastian Chiaramida is one of just two soccer coaches from across the country to be recognized by Allstate Canada as part of their recognit

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