Annual Honor Program
Thursday, September 19, 2013
The Annual Honor Program for the Garden of Peace will take place at the Garden on Thursday, September 19th at 5:30 PM. Families and friends are welcome to begin gathering by 5:00 PM and to join us after the program for a Community Potluck Supper.
The central part of the program is the reading of the over fifty new names engraved this year. Among the readers this year with be Secretary of the MA Executive Office of Public Safety and Security Andrea Cabral, Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone, survivor Katherine Cremin and more.
This year's keynote will be Robert Lewis, Jr., President & Founder of both The BASE and The Boston Astros. Mr. Lewis formerly worked at The Boston Foundation where he was chief architect of two important initiatives: StreetSafe Boston which has a mission to dramatically reduce gun violence and CHAMPS Boston which promotes positive youth development through sports.
In addition, two survivors will share their stories.
If you are interested in volunteering (set up, clean up, pot luck, greeting attendees), please send an email to [email protected]
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