WCHS Hall of Fame Awards Banquet

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Join the Washington County Historical Society in celebrating the Washington County Historical Society Hall of Fame 1st Annual Awards Banquet.

The Hall of Fame banquet was designed as a way to honor individuals who are making a difference in Washington County today and to honor historical figures that impacted the county during their life.

The inaugural honorees are:


Mr. Mel Blount – sports legend and local businessman

Dr. Mary Jo Podgurski – educator and teen health advocate

Col. Walter Marm – Vietnam veteran and Congressional Medal of Honor winner


Mr. Boyd Crumrine, Esq. – lawyer, historian, and founder of the Washington County Historical Society

Mrs. Ann Hupp May – heroine of Miller’s Blockhouse and defender of her family

Dr. Charles “Pruner” West – successful student athelete, doctor, and first black athlete to play quarterback in the Rose Bowl

The banquet will take place on May 31, 2014 in The Ballroom at Washington & Jefferson College. The evening will begin at 6:15 p.m. with a cocktail reception followed by dinner and the awards program beginning at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $100.00 and table sponsorship options are available.

For information on tickets and sponsorship click here.

For more information about the event please contact the Washington County Historical Society at 724-225-6740 or wchs@wchspa.org.

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