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Through the Eyes of a Child Annual Celebration & Auction. Thursday 3 rd November, 2011 VENUE 13 Law Offices of Bingham McCutchen, LLP. Ann Bersani; Eileen Hagerty, MAC Board Chair; her husband, Rabbi Tom Alpert; and Dan Heffernan of Kotin Crabtree & Strong.
Ann Bersani; Eileen Hagerty, MAC Board Chair; her husband, Rabbi Tom Alpert; and Dan Heffernan of Kotin Crabtree & Strong
Emcee for the evening’s activities, Deborah Becker of WBUR, joined by Richard Howard and MAC Executive Director Jerry Mogul
Sam Tyler, President, Boston Municipal Research Bureau, and Willie Mae Bennett-Fripp, Executive Director of the Committee for Boston Public Housing
from the Disability Law Center
Christal Fenton (R) from Bingham, and MAC Board member, joined by Shereen Russell
YAY! Award Honorable Mention candidate, Aram “Becky” Oh, joined by her dad, Jing Sue Oh
Guests of Easter Seals were present to support their colleague and YAY! Award recipient, Nathan Richards
YAY! Award Winner (center) Nathan Richards, joined by friends and family
“Caring of Community” Award Winner and MAC Project Director John Mudd and his wife Lucia
Chris Supple, Kate Supple, Carolyn Kain and John St. Armand, Boston special education parents advisory council members
Chelsea Creek Action Group Youth Committee, recipient of the YAY! Honorable Mention Award
Laurie Bejoian, AANE, receiving the YAY! Honorable Mention Award on behalf of Lydia Brown
Dan Rosenfeld, Partner, DLA Piper, introduces the winner of the YAY! Award Youth Organization category
Dan Rosenfeld presents a check for $1,000 to the members of the HOPE Coalition, winners of the YAY! Youth Advocate of the Year Youth Organization Award
Deborah Becker presents YAY! Award to Hope Coalition representatives
Robert Gittens, VP for Public Affairs, Northeastern University and Sonia Alleyne, Foundation Manager, Sovereign Bank Foundation, introduces the winner of the YAY! Award INDIVIDUAL category
Robert Gittens and Sonia Alleyne presents a $500 check to Nathan Richards, winner of the YAY! Youth Advocate of the Year INDIVIDUAL category
Camille Belknap sings for the audience accompanied by her guitarist, Donna Harrington
Former Governor, Mike Dukakis, introduces the “Laws of the Land” Award Honoree
State Representative Tom Sannicandro (2nd from right) is presented with the “Laws of the Land” Award for 2011. He is joined at the podium by Brian Heffernan and Carla Portillo, students in the Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment program.
Susan Battista and MAC Senior Project Director Kim Janey present gifts to John
John Mudd receives a commemorative tie from Susan Battista. The tie was inscribed with words describing John and designed by artist Fritz Klaetke
Kim Janey presents John with an official citation from the City of Boston
John is also presented with a personalized album of well-wishes from folks who have known him over the years