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20th Anniversary of the New England Women’s Leadership Awards

NEWLA 2013: Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester members gathered at the 20th Anniversary of the New England Women’s Leadership Awards with honorees (L-R) First Lady Diane Patrick, US Attorney Carmen Ortiz, and Margaret Blood.NEWLA 2013: Boys and Girls Clubs of Dorchester members gathered at the 20th Anniversary of the New England Women’s Leadership Awards with honorees (L-R) First Lady Diane Patrick, US Attorney Carmen Ortiz, and Margaret Blood.
20th Anniversary of the New England Women’s Leadership Awards - Congratulations to First Lady, Diane Patrick, United States attorney, Carmen Ortiz and Margaret Blood, each of whom was recognized this past week at the 20th Anniversary of the Club’s New England Women’s Leadership Awards. We would also like to thank Club members Fatima St. Hilaire, Kristen Fields and Maeve Mccarthy who served as Presenters as well as Kayleigh Kozlowski, who served as the Keynote Speaker for the evening. In addition to the many generous event sponsors we would like to thank our Chairperson, Joanne Jaxtimer of BNY Mellon as well as our Emcee, Lisa Hughes from WBZ-TV Channel 4 Boston.

Social Recreation Program - The Social Recreation program, which is based out of the gamesroom offers daily drop-in activities, small group clubs, special events and field trips for ages 5 to 12. Upcoming events include a trip to Build-a-Bear (5/17) for our Bantam members and a hike with the Outdoor Adventure Club (5/25). Other upcoming events include a Spring Field Day, Girls Scouts Trip and a Fishing Trip, all in June. The program also houses the Kids Cafe, offered in partnership with The Greater Boston Food Bank, which provides a hot, nutritious meal to members of all ages weekenights. For more information please contact Zack Solomon (zsolomon@bgcdorchester.org).

Spring All-Star Teams - The Club has two All-Star teams this Spring competing against Clubs from the region. The Co-ed 12 & under Soccer Team stands at 2-1 on the season after a 2-0 victory over the Salem, MA Club. Next up for our Stars will be Waltham on 5/21. Meanwhile the 18 & under Co-ed Volleyball Team is at the half-way point and will host the Woburn Club on 5/22. For info please contact Bruce Seals(bseals@bgcdorchester.org).