2009 Eartha Dengler History Award Honorees - Juan and Lou Yepez

2009 Dengler History Award Sponsors

The Lead Sponsor of this year's event, and a major supporter of the Lawrence History Center, is the Sidell Family. The Sidells have exhibited their support and confidence in Lawrence with not only their financial support but their active engagement in all things "Lawrence."We are very happy and pleased to have such dedicated supporters.

Brooks Brothers has provided generous support of the Lawrence History Center's mission of collecting and preserving Lawrence immigrant and manufacturing history. Brooks Brothers is the current owner of Southwick the clothing label started by Nicholas and Vito Grieco here in Lawrence, MA on April 23, 1929. Brooks Brothers was a major customer of Grieco Brothers - who manufactured the famous "346" Brooks Brothers suit.

Eartha Dengler,, founder and first director of the Lawrence History Center~Immigrant City Archives ,is a major donor of the Center in every way. With her support and encouragement, we seek to maintain the legacy Eartha started. The History Award being given to Juan and Luis Yepez, JR is named in honor of Eartha.

Millennium Communications Group, Inc.
has been a major supporter of the History Center for years. We could not carry out our mission of documenting and preserving Lawrence History without support from donors like Millennium Communications Group.

Pamela Yameen,President of the LHC Board of Directors and major supporters of many Lawrence related organizations, has been a backbone of the Lawrence History Center and all things related. Her leadership and continued support has brought the Center to where it is today.

Other Donors to the Dengler History Award Event
Hazel Dennison
State Line Electrical
Joe Levis and Family
The Wall Family
Mary and Armand Girouard
Washington Mills Building No. 1
Enterprise Bank
Chris Corbett
Caffrey and Smith, P.C.
Bill Traynor
Larry Ardito and Linda Carpenter
New England Joint Board, UNITE HERE
Rosman Family Fund
The Savings Bank
Oakley,O'Sullivan & Eaton,P.C,
Flametech Steels/Facella Realty
Dave Walsh
Jackson Lumber & Millwork
Jack and Karen Herman
Cyr Construction
Robert Kelley
Bruce Church and Maggie Super Church
Friends of Lawrence Heritage State Park
Jessica Andors
Andrea Management
Boddy Realty
Butcher Boy Meat Markets, Inc
Pay Jaysane
Denis McCarthy
Leslie Costello
Corpus Christie Parish
Richard Dewhirst
Barbara Brown

With great thanks to the Chair Person of the Dengler Event, Karen Herman!

Slide Show: Claire and Leah Russell

In-Kind Donations
Russell Family
White Street Paint
Barefoot Wines
Flyn Costello
Nancy Grice
Diane Grieco
Jim Beauchsene
Main Stream Global
Bell Tower Management,LLC
Gary Sidell
Southwick Clothing
Richard and Ann Grieco
Lawrence Community Works~Union Crossing
Kathryn Prybylski
Emily Levine
GroundWork Lawrence
Movement City/LCW
Dan Koff
And so many other generous friends....
Thank You so much!


Tue–Fri: 9am-4pm
Sat: By appt
Sun-Mon: Closed


6 Essex Street
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.