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Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee Seeking Nominations for 2017 Pawtucket Hall of Fame

Pawtucket – The Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2017 Pawtucket Hall of Fame. This annual signature event is a celebration to recognize those individuals whose efforts - in any line of endeavor - have made a lasting impact on the quality of life of its citizens and has added to the heritage of the City of Pawtucket. Those receiving this award will be officially inducted into the Pawtucket Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony that will take place in October. The deadline for nominations is Friday, August 4, 2017.

Nominees need not be native born to Pawtucket, but must have had some significant impact on the city as a whole.  A person is eligible for election to the City of Pawtucket Hall of Fame if that person meets any or all of the following criteria:

  • born in the City of Pawtucket 
  • whose reputation was made while a resident of the City of Pawtucket
  • who made the City of Pawtucket the home of their business
  • who has made a lasting impact on the quality of life of the citizens of the City of Pawtucket.  

To nominate a person to the Pawtucket Hall of Fame, please send a letter of nomination to the Chairperson listing the nominee's name and a statement why this person is being nominated.

  1. Additional letters from other individuals supporting the nomination are strongly encouraged.
  2. When the committee is considering the nomination, the person who made the initial nomination will be invited to come before the committee to discuss the nomination.  

Letters of Nomination should be mailed to:

Patricia S. Zacks, chair,
Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee
Pawtucket City Hall
137 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860 

The Pawtucket Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization established in 1986 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Pawtucket as a City. The purpose of the Pawtucket Hall of Fame is to honor the contributions of those individuals whose efforts have added to the heritage of the City of Pawtucket.  

For additional information, please visit: or contact Patricia S. Zacks, chair at 401-273-5367 or You may also find us on Facebook "Pawtucket Hall of Fame"

Contact:  Patricia Zacks
Wednesday, January 4, 2017                                                                         
401 273-5367

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