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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 10-10-2018

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PAWTUCKET EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | OCTOBER 10-16, 2018 PAWTUCKET / BUSINESS 19 Pawtucket Hall of Fame ticket deadline Friday PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony will take place on Friday, Oct. 19, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, 173 Exchange St. The deadline to buy tickets is this Friday, Oct. 12. Tickets are $65 per person, cash or check only, and may be purchased at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main St., which is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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 pay- able to: Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee. The reception begins at 6 p.m. while dinner will be at 7 p.m. The 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 and beyond" in their com- munity service activities and/or who have been vehicles that shine a positive light upon the city. This year's 2018 Pawtucket Hall of Fame Inductees are, Joseph Asermely, Andrew H. Avakian, Dr. Christine Courtois, Dawn Goff, the late Major Gen. Leonard Holland, The Hon. Joseph A. Keough, Sr., Paul Mowrey, the late Raymond F. Murray, Robert Perlow and Mary Tetzner. Also, being recognized as an "historical inductee" is inventor the late Thomas P. Giblin. In addition to these inductions, this year's recipient of the tradition- al "Person of the Year Award" will be presented to Donna Houle. For more info, visit www.paw- tucketri.com or call 401-273-5367. Habitat for Humanity fundraiser set for Oct. 19 PAWTUCKET – Habitat for Humanity West Bay and Northern R.I. Inc. will hold a night of net- working and beer tasting at The Guild, 461 Main St., on Friday, Oct. 19. Registration starts at 5:30 p.m.; tours will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event will feature food trucks, corn hole, adult Jenga and raffles. The event is pet friendly. Tickets are $35 online until Oct. 15 or $40 at the door. Sponsor tables are $150 through EventBrite or on the Habitat for Humanity of West Bay & Northern RI Facebook page. Ticket includes 1 pint of beer or 1 flight of three samplings, and a tour of the facility. For more information, visit habi- tatriwestbay.org or email Amy@ habitatriwestbay.org . BREEZE PHOTO BY CHARLES LAWRENCE A scene inside last year's HAUNTED TUNNEL at Slater Park. This year's Fright Night in the Park is open Friday and Saturday nights during the month of October. Fright Night in the Park offers activities for all ages PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Division is facilitating the annual Fright Night in the Park event at Slater Memorial Park. The event offers a variety of activities for children of all ages on Friday and Saturday nights during the month of October. The Haunted Tunnel, located at Daggett Farm in Slater Park is open, weather permitting, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and is not recommended for ages 12 and younger. The cost of admission is $10 per person, regard- less of age. No group rates or refunds are offered and cash is the only accepted form of payment. For younger ages, there is the Pumpkins in the Park event which opens Friday, Oct. 12, and is held from the carousel under the Slater Park Pavilion, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., weather permitting. Admission is $5 for adults and children over 12; free for ages under 12. No group rates or refunds are offered for the Haunted Tunnel and Pumpkins in the Park and cash is the only accepted form of payment. The carousel will also be open until 8 p.m. while these events are opera- tional. Visit the Facebook page "Slater Park Haunted Tunnel" page for the most up-to-date information on oper- ating hours and prices. Call Ethan at 401-334-9555, ext. 130 Or e-mail it to ethan@valleybreeze.com got a news tip? Governor candidates at breakfast Oct. 25 LINCOLN – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce holds its Eggs & Issues Breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 7:45 - 9:15 a.m. at Kirkbrae Country Club. A Gubernatrial Candidate Forum featuring Republican candidate Allan Fung, Democratic incumbent Gina Raimondo, and Independent candidate Joe Trillo have agreed to participate. Each candidate will address the group separately and tell why they are the best choice and how they will improve the eco- nomic climate in Rhode Island. Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor are welcome from readers. Please: • Limit to 500 words. Longer letters may appear online only. • Letters on local or state topics and issues will take precedence over those on national issues. • No more than one letter per person every 8 weeks, please. • All letters must be signed and include a hometown. Send by e-mail to: news@valleybreeze.com, or mail to The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 204, Lincoln, RI 02865.

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