50th Anniversary Celebration to Honor Roxbury Resident Leaders

BHA Orchard Gardens resident, Valerie Shelley, honored at red carpet event in Roxury.

Friday, April 1, 2016 -- A red carpet event, in Hibernian Hall's historic ballroom, will be held to honor Roxbury resident leaders. A special congratulations to Orchard Gardens Resident Association President, Valerie Shelley, an honoree at the event.



March 2016

Roxbury Residents to Be Honored at 50th Anniversary Red Carpet Celebration

(From l-r) State Representative Byron Rushing, Orchard Gardens Resident Association President Valerie Shelley, and Reverend Michael E. Haynes along with five other resident leaders will be honored at the April 1 event.
On Friday, April 1, MPDC will kick-off its year-long anniversary celebration with a red carpet event honoring Roxbury resident leaders.  The invitation-only event will take place from 6:00pm - 11:30pm in Hibernian Hall's historic ballroom located at 184 Dudley Street in Roxbury.
"This is a great opportunity to celebrate the contributions of community leaders," says CEO Jeanne Pinado.  "We are grateful for the time and talent they devote to making our community a place where all are proud to call home."
The Red Carpet Celebration will include an awards ceremony honoring resident leaders for their dedication and commitment in areas of civic engagement, health equity and wellness, public safety, youth leadership and workforce development, and resident leadership and engagement.  This year's honorees are State Representative Byron Rushing, Valerie Shelley, Pauline Sheridan, Elmer Freeman, Willa Mae Burnett, Officer Israul "Izzy" Marrero, Yohansey Garcia, Pamela Alexander, Reverend Michael E. Haynes, and Beryl Roach.  Along with the awards ceremony, the event will include dinner, dancing and entertainment.
For questions about the red carpet celebration, please contact Joyce Coleman at 617-849-6234 or jcoleman@madison-park.org



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