Sadly, James “Jim” Manfredi, a 2001 inductee passed away on February 5, 2023. His obituary may be accessed on the Quinn Funeral Home website and his Hall of Fame Biography may be read on the Past Inductees page by clicking on his name. Jim is the brother of Tom Manfredi, past president of RIAHOF and a 1990 Inductee. Jim and Tom both competed for Cranston East High School and Coach Edward Golden. Jim will be sadly missed by all.

The next Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at the Quonset O Club in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. Six outstanding individuals will be inducted: Cindy Bowden, Edward “Ted” Brennan, Brandi Blakely Coutinho, Tom Diiorio, James Dollins, and Marianne Hassan. Please see the Events Page and 2023 Inductee Page for more information.


Just a side note –

The Hall at URI is in need of updating (installing 2021 plagues), plaque repair to about 6 individual plaques, and engraving of brass plates on the State plaque. This will be done soon, hopefully by May 6, 2023, in conjunction with the installing of 2023 award plaques.