Tickets available for inaugural Maine Basketball Hall of Fame inductions

Posted July 23, 2014, at 11:43 a.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Organizers are making final preparations for the inaugural Maine Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, now less than a month away.

The event, which will honor the hall’s first class of 22 individuals and one team that contributed to the legacy of basketball at all levels in the state, is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Cross Insurance Center.

Also expected to open formally that day is the Hall of Fame concourse, which includes Maine basketball artifacts as well as a timeline tracking the state’s basketball history.

A reception and dinner are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m., with the induction ceremony to follow at approximately 6 p.m.

Tickets are $40 each, and persons interested in attending are encouraged to purchase tickets by Aug. 10. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit