Two Ten Associates is launched at 210 Lincoln St. in Boston. Founding members include A.A. Bloom, Abe Borkowitz, Morris Rosenston and Al Schachat.
The foundation hosts its first golf tournament, at the Kernwood Country Club in Salem, Mass.
First annual “Banquet and Entertainment” event is held at the Hotel Statler Imperial Ballroom in Boston. Tickets sell for $5.
Two Ten begins to support U.S. troops, providing donations to servicemen at the Boston Port.
Two Ten goes national.
Fred Bloom joins Two Ten; his career with the foundation will span over 40 years.
The T. Kenyon Holly Award is established, named for the late president of Two Ten.
The Regional Chairmen group — a variety of shoe-industry members who serve on a relief committee — is formed by Two Ten’s board of directors.
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Two Ten marks 25 years of industry service.
The National Scholarship Program is launched. In its first year, 20 scholarships totaling $13,500 are awarded to high school students.
Two Ten transitions from Two Ten Associates into the Two Ten National Foundation Inc.
The 36th annual Two Ten Banquet is held in Chicago, featuring headliners Ella Fitzgerald and comedian Jack Carter.
Comedian Bill Cosby headlines Two Ten’s annual banquet, this time at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas.
The first $1 million endowment campaign is completed.
The first Young Leadership Seminar is offered in Massachusetts. (Twenty-seven years later, it will become Young Professional for Two Ten.)
Michael Appel takes over as president.
The foundation moves to new headquarters in Watertown, Mass. Kitty Dukakis, wife of Governor Michael Dukakis, is on hand for the ribbon-cutting.
Two Ten marks 50 years of industry service.
The World Shoe Campaign launches. The traveling exhibit visits 12 major U.S. cities and gives away about 10,000 pairs of shoes.
A support network is activated for servicemen stationed in the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Storm.
Two Ten relocates to its current headquarters in Waltham, Mass.
Peggy Kim Meill takes over as president.
Women in the Footwear Industry (WIFI), a network for professional women, is founded.
The Young Leadership Seminar becomes Young Professionals for Two Ten (YP210).
Neal Newman becomes president.
Two Ten celebrates 75 years.