Kaufmans honored with the 2019 Lyman B. Goff Founder’s Award

Kaufmans honored with the 2019 Lyman B. Goff Founder’s Award

Pictured at the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket’s 7th annual Opening Doors event are, from left, Mary Kaufman, Jim Hoyt, club CEO, and Arthur Kaufman.

PAWTUCKET – The Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket, along with friends and supporters, celebrated the many ways that the club helps youth open doors at its 7th annual Opening Doors event. At the event, Arthur and Mary Kaufman were presented with the 2019 Lyman B. Goff Founder’s Award to honor their dedication to, and advocacy for, the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket.

This event, emceed by NBC10’s Alison Bologna, welcomed community members and club supporters for tours of the clubhouse, and the opportunity to learn more about the impact club programs have on the youth in Pawtucket and the surrounding communities.

Attendees had the opportunity to witness a performance by club members participating in the bucket drumming program, which youth have been working on throughout the year.

The evening also honored Arthur and Mary Kaufman with the 2019 Lyman B. Goff Founder’s Award. Jim Hoyt, club CEO, presented the award, noting that it was established to recognize those who have gone above and beyond for the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket and the youth in the community.

The Kaufmans were honored for their incredible dedication to and passion for the Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket.

The Kaufmans received citations from several local elected officials for their contributions to the community.