Opportunities Grew on McDermott's Watch at MOC
Sunday, August 3, 2014 - Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise
We are pleased to join the many who have benefited over the years from Kathleen McDermott's leadership in wishing her all the best in her retirement as the Executive Director of the Montachusett Opportunity Council (MOC). In addition to fulfilling her role at MOC, Kathy served as the project director for two successful Synergy Initiative projects funded by the Foundation - the Oral Health Initiative of North Central Massachusetts and The Winchendon Project. Read more...
Milford: New Kennedy Community Center Opens Office
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - Milford Daily News
MILFORD – It was a simple phrase, but it dictated much of Edward M. Kennedy’s political career: "Health care is a right not a privilege." Antonia McGuire, President and CEO of the Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, quoted those words at the opening of the center’s new location in Milford. Read more...
Truly Time to Smell the Flowers
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
The Foundation was pleased to support the development of the Garden Within Reach at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston by providing an Activation Fund grant for $54,000 in 2013 to help with the construction of several teaching elements for the Garden, which is designed to accommodate people with sensor impairment and mobility limitations.
Katherine Abbott, Tower Hill’s CEO, explains more about the Garden Within Reach and other developments underway in her “As I See It” column in today’s Telegram & Gazette. Read more...
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