COMCAST SPECTACOR chairman Ed Snider will be recognized by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association with a special award named in his honor at its dinner on Jan. 28 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Route 70 in Cherry Hill.

The founder of the Flyers will receive the Ed Snider Lifetime Distinguished Humanitarian award for his many years of benefiting charitable organizations and agencies in the Philadelphia area. It will continue to bear his name.

Tickets are $95 and available online at or by check payable to PSWA c/o Robbie Kenney, Ticket Chairman, 110 Harrogate Drive, Lumberton, N.J. 08048. Fans can also friend PSWA on Facebook.

Doors open at 5, with dinner starting at 6:30.

- Mike Kern