And Person of the Year Award

Pawtucket:  The Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee proudly announces this year’s list of 2019 Pawtucket Hall of Fame inductees.  The public is invited to its annual Pawtucket Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony on Friday, November 1, 2019 beginning at 6pm (reception), 7 pm (dinner) at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, 173 Exchange Street, Pawtucket, RI.    Our Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Anchor/Reporter, Alison Bologna from WJAR NBC10.   


This award is given to those individuals whose efforts, in any line of endeavor, have gone ‘above & beyond’ in their community service activities and/or who have been vehicles that shine a positive light upon the city. 


This year’s 2019 Pawtucket Hall of Fame Inductees are:  

(humanitarian/mentor) Dr. Joseph J.Box, D.D.S,

(political strategist/veteran teacher)  Joseph T. Fleming,

(coach & mentor)  Larry Holloway, 

(veteran educator/community volunteer) (the late) Thomas A. Holleran,  

(mentor/athletic director) Raymond McGee, 

(community organizer/volunteer) Arthur M. Plitt,  

(city librarian/community volunteer) Susan L. Reed, 

(President and CEO of RI Foundation) Neil D. Steinberg.   

Also, being recognized as “historical inductees” are Darius Goff and sons, Lyman B. Goff and Darius Goff, Jr.    


In addition to these inductions, this year’s recipient of the traditional “Person of the Year Award” which is given to recognize the person the committee believes has made an outstanding contribution over this past year will be presented to (developer) Leslie Moore. 


Tickets are $65.00 per person (cash or check only) and will be available for purchase beginning in September.  Tickets may be purchased at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI which is opened 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.    


Tables of (10) may be purchased to accommodate a group or family, and should be purchased early.    


Tickets will not be sold at the door.  Checks should be made payable to: Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee.


The Pawtucket Hall of Fame is a 501c3 non-profit organization established in 1986 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Pawtucket as a city.  The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to honor the contributions of people whose efforts, in any line of endeavor, have added to the heritage of the City of Pawtucket. 


For more info, visit or call #401-273-5367.