The Haverhill YWCA will hold its 24th annual Tribute to Women luncheon on June 11 at DiBurro’s function hall.
Nominations are open to women of all ages. Meteorologist Matt Noyes will be the honorary chairperson and keynote speaker. The YWCA Academy of Women was established to create a permanent tribute to the achievements and significant contributions of women who live or work in the Greater Haverhill area. Members of the academy have become role models by setting high standards, blazing new trails and working to overcome obstacles.
To nominate a woman, contact the YWCA at 978-374-6121. All 2013 nominees will be honored at the luncheon, and the public is encouraged to attend. Tickets are $45 per person and reservations are required. For tickets or more information, call the YWCA at 978-374-6121.
Riverside-Bradford Baseball League to hold opening day
The Riverside-Bradford Baseball League will celebrate its opening day on April 27, beginning at 9 a.m., inside Trinity Stadium.
Special guest is former Red Sox hitting coach Walt Hriniak. This opening day event will include the introduction of teams and their sponsors. The league will sell T-shirts displaying the message “Help Riverside Bradford Baseball Strike Out Cancer.” The league has donated the shirts, and proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.
The first pitch will be thrown to Hriniak by Bob Duston, the league’s umpiring chief and organizer of the American Cancer Society fundraiser, which is being held in memory of his brother Albert Duston. The celebration will be followed by opening day games. The public is invited to this event. More information is available by calling Bob Duston at 978-373-0114.
Class reunion planned
The Haverhill High School-Trade School Class of 1953 will hold its 60-year reunion June 14 from 4:30 to 10 p.m. at DiBurro’s function hall.
The reunion planning committee is looking for the following classmates: Joan Barteaux Padmore, Gloria Bethel Hayes, Elinor Boches Kraft, Barbara Cosio Savoy, Jacqueline Deveau Carlson, Martha Doyle Wasserman, Doris Emery Cotton, Roberta Ferrick Larsen, Norma Hamel Wiengel, David W. Hughes, Alex J. Kezik, Demetrios Kostas, William N. Levis, Peter J. McDonnell, Joanne Muldowney Richards, Adeline Neusner Bain, Eunice Shaw Perry, David A. Traister and William W. Wright Jr. For more information, contact Joe Nicolosi at 978-373-1295 or Janice Gilroy at 978-372-1442.