AUTUMNFEST 2019

Grand Marshal: Lisa Carcifero!


At our announcement ceremony on Wednesday, June 12th, Lisa Carcifero was honored with the title of Grand Marshal of the 41st Autumnfest.
Read more at The Valley Breeze.

Photo Credit:  Joe Nadeau - The Call
Photo Credit:  Joe Nadeau - The Call

Past Grand Marshals

1981 – Gaston A. Ayotte Jr.     (Former Mayor 1981-1985)          
1982 – J. Harold Monroe     (Civic Activist)
1983 – Bill Belisle     (Mt. St. Charles Hockey Coach)
1984 – Al Costa / Joe Solano     (Juvenile Officers)    
1985 – Vietnam Veterans     (Vietnam War 1964 -1975)
1986 – Muriel Beaudet     (Mayoral Secretary)              
1987 – Sidney Goldstein     (Co-Founder, CVS)
1988 – Roger “Kay” Caron     (Founder, Kay’s Restaurant)
1989 – Charles Paquin     (CEO, Marquette Credit Union)
1990 – Former Chairman     (Autumnfest General Chairmen)
1991 – Roger Lapierre     (Owner, L’il General Stores)
1992 – Roger Bouchard     (Co-Owner, WNRI Radio)
1993 – Gerry Ventry     (ARC-Northern Rhode Island)
1994 – Clarice Czesmesia     (Owner, Traveling Gourmet)
1995 – Viola Berard     (Member, Quota Club)
1996 – Francis Lanctot     (Former Mayor 1989-1995)
1997 – Ken & Brenda Bianchi     (North Smithfield Town Administrator)
1998 – Roger Begin     (Founding Father of Autumnfest)
1999 – John Chan     (Owner, Chan’s Restaurant)
2000 – Robert Billington     (Blackstone Valley Tourism Council)
2001 – Charles Baldelli     (Former Mayor 1985-1989)
2002 – Noel Pincince     (Owner, Phil’s Shoe Store)
2003 – John Gregory     (CEO, Chamber of Commerce)
2004 – Eugene & Lorraine Cloutier     (Former Chairman & Chairwoman)
2005 – Raymond Bacon     (Coordinator, Museum Work & Culture)
2006 – Gary McLaughlin     (Owner, Deli Encounter)
2007 – Richard Lepine     (Owner, Lepine Financial)
2008 – Former Grand Marshals     (30th Autumnfest Year)
2009 – David Soucy     (Owner, Soucy Insurance Agency)
2010 – David Lahousse     (Owner, Kay’s Restaurant)
2011 – Tom Ward     (Publisher, Valley Breeze Newspaper)
2012 – Robert Picard     (Rotarian, Visiting Nurses Services)
2013 – Dave Richards     (Owner, WOON Radio)
2014 – George Nasuti     (WHS Educator/Football Coach)
2015 – Paul & Lorraine Jacob     (Former Chairman / Committee Member)
2016 – Roger Picard     (Former Chairman / R.I. State Senator)
2017 – Paul Shatraw     (Former Committee Member / Electrical)
2018 - Paul Bourget     (Owner of Bourget & Associates, Woonsocket Rotarian)