William “Bill” Alfond ’72 and eight others will be inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame at the 40th annual awards dinner on May 3 at the Augusta Civic Center.

Alfond is president of the William and Joan Alfond Foundation, which has contributed millions of dollars toward athletic facilities at universities, colleges, and centers in Maine. Alfond is also the director of Dexter Enterprises Inc. and the Harold Alfond Foundation. A limited partner with the Boston Red Sox, he serves on various boards, including the U.S. Biathlon Committee. His father, the late Harold Alfond, was inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. They are the first father-son members.