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Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee 2017

Officers for 2017

Patricia S. Zacks, Chair
Diane Dufresne, Vice-Chair
Larry Monastesse, Treasurer
David Deloge, Secretary

Board Members

1 Year Appointment 2 Year Appointment 3 Year Appointment
Moussa Camara Paul Audette David Deloge
Diane Dufresne Larry Monastesse Mary Ellen Minton
William Mulholland Henry Rosenthal Maria Vaz
Herb Weiss Patricia S. Zacks

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.

2017 Pawtucket Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony

The public is invited to its annual Pawtucket Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony on Friday, October 27, 2017 beginning at 6pm (reception), 7pm (dinner)  at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center (172 Exchange Street, Pawtucket). Tickets may be purchased at the Blackstone Valley Visitor’s Center, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI, open 7 days a week from 10-4pm. Tickets are $45.00 per person (cash or check only) and must be purchased in advance.  Tables of (10) may be purchased to accommodate a group or family, and should be purchased early and as available.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.  Checks should be made payable to: Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee.

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee Announces 2017 Pawtucket Hall of Fame Inductees and Persons of the Year

Director Kevin Lima returns to his roots for Pawtucket Hall of Fame ceremony (Providence Journal)

Eligibility to Hall of Fame

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:

  1. A letter of nomination must be sent 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.
  1. After the nomination process is closed, interview meetings will be scheduled and that person (or a representative) making the nomination will be invited to appear 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

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATION: Friday - AUGUST 4, 2017

For additional information, please contact Patricia S. Zacks, chair at 401-273-5367 or psz333@aol.com. You may also find us on Facebook "Pawtucket Hall of Fame"

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.

News: 

Director Kevin Lima returns to his roots for Pawtucket Hall of Fame ceremony

Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee Announces 2017 Pawtucket Hall of Fame Inductees and Persons of the Year

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

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  • December 6, 2017
  • Press Release

The Pawtucket Public Library was recently awarded a $60,000 grant from the Champlin Foundation for the restoration and repair of the Dome Tower in the Gerald S. Burns Building. The grant will go...  Read More >

City Speak
"The birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, Pawtucket is poised to undergo a 21st century evolution into Rhode Island's premier arts and cultural destination, an ideal community to live, work, play, start a business and raise a family."

- Mayor Donald R. Grebien

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  • Event

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