On Friday, June 2, 2023, we will celebrate the single largest yearly gathering of community health centers in the Commonwealth: the Annual Awards Gala. The Mass League gala embodies and promotes our mission through the recognition of our committed workforce, organizations which are critical to our success, and the innovation generated across our one million-plus patient network to achieve health equity for all.
This year’s awardees include:
2023 PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD
Senator Cindy Friedman
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER CLINICIAN AWARD
Michael Mancusi, LICSW, Chief Behavioral Health Officer
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
Michael, Purdy, OD, Chief Clinical & Community Services Officer
Hilltown Community Health Center
JOSEPH M. SMITH BOARD MEMBER AWARD
Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER CEO AWARD
Cynthia Sierra, CEO
Manet Community Health Center
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER EMPLOYEE AWARDS
Jane de Groot, Sr. Director, Program Resources
Duffy Health Center
Naury Tejada, Medical Assistant
Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
EDWARD M. KENNEDY FOUNDER AWARD
Marylou Sudders, Former Secretary
Executive Office of Health & Human Services
- 6:00 pm Cocktails
- 7:00 pm Dinner, Program & Awards
- 9:30 pm Dancing and Socializing until 11:00 pm
- Attire: Black tie or business formal
$250 per person or $2,500 for a table of 10. Purchase your seats by May 19, 2023.
Guests in attendance must follow all State and local COVID-19 safety protocols which remain in effect at the time of the event, or any additional COVID-19 related guidance which may be announced by the Mass League in advance of the event.
The Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Hotel Room: Overnight rooms available at the rate of $349/night until Friday, May 12, 2023. Please click here to reserve your room.
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