Mayor Grebien Sharing Events That Happen Last Week In Pawtucket

 Mayor Grebien Sharing Events That Happen Last Week In Pawtucket
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Last week, Mayor Grebien has issued a proclamation for the City of Pawtucket, which declares Lupus World Day on May 10th in recognition of Lupus Awareness Month. Join us in raising awareness about the impact of lupus and advocating for increased support for research and care for those affected.

Mayor Grebien was thrilled to attend Winters Elementary and PPAC’s rendition of Finding Nemo, witnessing the remarkable talent of our young performers. Thank you to the Providence Performing Arts Center for sponsoring the program. It is so important that we continue to fund programs like these as the arts are crucial for our kids’ growth, offering them valuable chances to express themselves and be creative.

On  Friday, Mayor Grebien had the privilege of swearing in the new officers at the Pawtucket Veterans Council’s ceremony. Congratulations to John Gallo, George “Ed” Gerrard, Joseph Shottek, Kenneth LaFontaine, and Kenneth Noiseux, and thank you for your service. Also, thank you to President John Gallo for the invitation; it is so rewarding to get the chance to celebrate the incredible work that the Veterans Council does.


On Friday, the Chief of Staff, Ryan Holt, and our very own BVP alum, Daniella Magana, attended Blackstone Valley Prep’s 7th Annual College Signing Day. It was wonderful to see these students surrounded by family and friends, showing support for their bright futures and the importance of education in our community. Together, we champion our children’s accomplishments and eagerly anticipate the journey ahead.






Mayor Grebien participated in the City’s First Strike Festival, marking the 200th anniversary of the first U.S. industrial worker’s strike, originating here in Pawtucket! This event highlights Pawtucket’s pivotal role in labor history and celebrates the resilience and determination embedded our city’s heritage.


This week, Mayor Grebien joined second-grade students from Baldwin Elementary School for a tour of the Blackstone River, hosted by the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council’s “Explorer River Tour” program. What a great program for our students, as well as an opportunity to explore our beautiful riverfront.


A fantastic night honoring the hard work of our students at the JMW 2024 Honor’s Night! Mayor Grebien was delighted to attend and give brief remarks, congratulating these students on their resilience and dedication. It is so important to recognize the efforts of our youngest generation as they become our future leaders.

Thursday was the 2024 Pawtucket Foundation Awards Celebration, where the City celebrated the remarkable individuals and companies shaping our city’s future. Congratulations to honorees Governor Dan McKee, Michele Roberts, and Teknor Apex. Thank you to all attendees who came out for this celebration, the City is so pleased to support the Pawtucket Foundation which continues to do incredible work to keep Pawtucket evolving.

The Pawtucket Park’s Commission convened this week at Summit Street Park in the vibrant Quality Hill Neighborhood. Joined by dedicated members Chris Crawley and John Blais, the meeting combined productivity and community engagement in our beautiful park.



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