Pioneer Day 2018

Pioneer Day 2018


Sunday, May 20, 2018    
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Davie Town Hall
6591 Orange Drive, Davie, FL, 33314

Event Type

Join us as we honor Broward’s 2018 Pioneers at the 44th Annual Pioneer Day on Saturday, May 20th at Davie Town Hall located at 6591 Orange Drive, Davie 33314. This free event will feature music, entertainment and refreshments beginning at 12PM followed by a recognition ceremony at 1PM.

Presented by the Broward County Historic Preservation Board, in partnership with the City of Davie and Broward Cultural Division, the event recognizes Broward residents who have been selected by local historical societies and municipalities for their role in creating the diverse and vibrant community that has helped define the Broward County of today. These Pioneers join a distinguished group of more than 1,500 previously honored Pioneers who have been honored since the beginning of the program in 1972.

The following is a list of the 2018 Pioneers:

  1. Mary Boast – Coral Springs
  2. Beverly “Jill” Jean Smith – Old Davie School
  3. Irwin Harlem – Sunrise
  4. Pastor Timothy J. Hartner – Weston
  5. Jean Cheany Collins – Broward Trust
  6. Rosario “Roy” Vizzini – Cooper City
  7. Jeanette Marie Washington – Dania Beach
  8. Frank Coleman – Lauderdale Lakes
  9. Diane Wendt – Oakland Park
  10. Susie Jones Wells – West Park
  11. Alyce Schweyer Culpepper – Plantation Historical Society
  12. Adelaide Judy Austin – The Genealogical Society of Broward County
  13. Newell Hollingsworth – Southwest Ranches
  14. William Gundlach – City of Fort Lauderdale
  15. Janet Hoade – Hollywood Historical Society

Tickets and additional information available HERE.