CHICAGO – The National Lithuanian American Hall of Fame has announced that USA Senator Dick Durbin will be inducted in the hall of fame this year, joining the other inductees already announced which includes former Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus, Balzekas Museum of Lithuanian Culture founder Stanley Balzekas & entrepreneur Juozas Kazickas. This is the first time the hall of fame is inducting four people instead of its usual three.
The Class of 2017 National Lithuanian American Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Oct. 14 at the Lithuanian World Center in Chicago. The public is welcome to attend the gala. Tickets are on sale now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lithuanian-american-legends-tickets-37133106120?aff=eac2
Previous hall of fame inductees: Class of 2013: Ruta Lee, Dick Butkus, Johnny Unitas, Class of 2015: Ann Jillian, Vyto Ruginis, Arnold Voketaitis.
National Lithuanian American Hall of Fame website: http://www.lithhof.org/