Capitol Area Chapter
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame
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Chartered in 1964, The Capital Area Chapter is one of 28 community based chapters of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. Geographically, the chapter encompasses the east shore of the Greater Harrisburg area. Chapter membership is open to all sports minded individuals. (Membership Application ) Membership meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of each month, with the exception of July and December, at the Penbrook American Legion, Post 730, 3813 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA. Social hour 6:00 PM; Dinner 7:00 PM; Guest Speaker 7:45 PM. To see a list of speakers for 2015, click here.

The purpose of the chapter is to recognize and perpetuate the memory of athletes, coaches, and administrators who have brought lasting fame and recognition to the greater Harrisburg area through their athletic achievements. Beginning with its’ first class in 1967, more than 350 such individuals have been immortalized with their induction (Inductee List). Funded by its’ various fund raisers,and the generosity of its members, the chapter annually provides college scholarships to local high school senior athletes; one female and one male.

Former Governor Thomas Ridge issued a procamation in 1995, declaring October 28th Hall of Fame Day throughout the Commonwealth. The proclmation can be seen here .

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