BOSTON — Comcast NBCUniversal awarded approximately $127,500 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to 48 Massachusetts students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation, is a one-time, $2,500 scholarship to be used toward undergraduate education-related expenses. Since 2001, more than $33 million has been awarded to nearly 30,000 high school…

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BOSTON — 500 guests attended the Northeast Arc’s annual “Evening of Changing Lives” fashion show and dinner, which was held on April 25, 2019 at the Seaport Hotel. The dinner raised $600,000 to support Northeast Arc’s programs that help people with disabilities become full participants in the community; choosing for themselves how to live, learn, work, socialize and play. Among those in attendance were Massachusetts’ first lady Lauren Baker; Legal Sea Foods skipper Roger Berkowitz…

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HULL, March 24, 2019 — Hundreds of supporters of Special Olympics Massachusetts jumped into the ocean waters today off Nantasket Beach. Called the “Polar Plunge,” the event had been rescheduled from earlier in the year after bitter cold weather prompted officials from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation to have concerns about people being injured during the charity event. Although this year’s fundraising total was still being determined, last year’s plunge raised more than…

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BOSTON — Young ambassadors, eighth grade students from each of the cities and towns in the state, gathered at Faneuil Hall as part of Project 351’s annual celebration. Project 351 is a state program aimed at developing the next generation of “community-first service leaders” through youth-led service. Ambassadors are chosen from each of the commonwealth’s 351 cities and towns, from which the program takes its name, by hometown educators. Here are some of their stories:…

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DORCHESTER — 500 guests attended the gala to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics Massachusetts. The event, which was held at the John F. Kennedy Library & Museum, honored Governor Charlie Baker with the Jack Brett Award. Also on hand were First Lady Lauren Baker, Special Olympics CEO & President Mary Beth McMahon, Northeast Arc’s Jo Ann Simons, New England Council President & CEO Jim Brett, and Special Olympics Board Chairman Tim Shriver. Irish…

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