PEAHOF Board Elected
Four returning members and three new members were
elected to the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts Hall
of Fame Board of Directors by PEAHOF members.
The new board includes Betty Brown, Theresa
Jones, Sandi Lee and Ralph Ramirez, who
had previously served on the board, and Javier De La
Cruz, Gerald Glasper and Tom Lewis.
Brown, who is a member of the first class
inducted into the Pittsburg Entertainment & Arts
Hall of Fame last October, was one of the founders
of Pittsburg Community Theatre.
Jones, who chairs the PEAHOF Induction
Committee, is the wife of Louis Jones, who was also
inducted into the HOF last year. She sings with her
husband's band, Louis Jones & the Cavaliers.
Lee, who serves as PEAHOF secretary/treasurer
and created the PEAHOF website, logo and newsletter,
has ties to the entertainment industry. Her late
husband, Don Lee, played lead guitar with Buck Owens
as one of the Buckaroos.
Ramirez, who played in a number of Pittsburg
bands, is the PEAHOF fundraising chair and served as
the organization's president.
De La Cruz is a strong believer in the arts
and was a member of the Pride of Pittsburg,
Pittsburg High School Marching Show Band.
Glasper is one of Pittsburg's most popular
entertainers and is the vocalist for his Project 4
Band. He was a member of the first PEAHOF induction
Lewis, founder of the Pittsburg Creative Arts
Building Corporation, spearheaded that groups
efforts in raising over $500,000 to restore all the
seats in the building. He was also a leader in the
project to recognize the Pittsburg Mallards, the
1963 Pop Warner national champions.