Allan Houston & Greenwich Coaches Honored

Historical Society’s History in the Making Awards Dedicated to Outstanding Individuals who Have Had a Positive Impact on Youth

Sports all-stars who have made a positive impact on the lives of Greenwich’s youth will be honored at Greenwich Historical Society’s History in the Making Award event on October 12th. Greenwich resident Allan Houston will receive the History in the Making Award for his enormous contributions to improving the lives of children in Greenwich and throughout the country. Barbara and Ray Dalio, the 2021 History in the Making honorees, will present the award to Houston. Jon Ledecky, co-owner of the NHL’sNew York Islanders and their AHL affiliate Bridgeport Islanders will conduct a fireside chat with Houston, and Donna de Varona will present achievement awards to outstanding Greenwich sports coaches.

Established in 2003, History in the Making recognizes outstanding individuals from the community who are the history makers of our time for having made a positive impact on the region and the world, and to provide a forum for learning about their thought-provoking ideas and perspectives.

“Sports are a great unifying force in our community,” says Debra Mecky, executive director and CEO of the Historical Society. “We are fortunate to have such super stars as Allan Houston and Donna de Varona to set examples for our children and a large roster of talented coaches who are dedicated to helping them succeed in sports and life. It is a privilege to recognize them at this year’s event focused on the vibrant history of sports in Greenwich and the athletes and coaches who have impacted our past and future.”

For more information and to purchase tickets to the History in the Making Dinner please visit: https://greenwichhistory.org/history-in-the-making/

Photo credits:

  1.      Allan Houston:  Courtesy of Allan Houston, provided with permission
  2.      Greenwich coaches to receive History in the Making Sports Coach Awards. Coaches from left to right:  Terry Lowe, Angela Tammaro, Bill Smith, Katie Johnson, Jim Stephens, Pat Coleman, Nick Cavataro, Sarah Hill. Photo courtesy of Greenwich Historical Society, provided with permission.


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