May 10, 2023

The Awards Celebration is a unique opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the Pawtucket community.  The award recipients represent the best examples of civic leadership and entrepreneurship, which the Foundation tries to embody and encourage throughout the community. The 2023 Honorees are;

Heritage Award, which recognizes an outstanding long-term commitment to the Cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls, its residents, will be given to The Community Players, Rhode Island’s oldest Community Theater is right here in Pawtucket.

Special Distinction Award honors outstanding contributions in a particular aspect of the Community. We are pleased to announce LLB Architects as this year’s recipient. Their creativity an architectural excellence has touched so many projects in our cities.

Person of the Year award, recognizes Individual contributions to quality of economic & community life in Pawtucket and Central Falls. This year’s honoree is Elizabeth Moreira for her work leading the COVID-19 response in Pawtucket & Central Falls and spearheading programs to address the negative impacts health issues in these cities.