On Friday, December 16, The Arc of Massachusetts lit up the Prudential Tower in our signature orange as part of The Shops at Prudential Center 31 Nights of Light celebration. The Prudential Center selects a nonprofit partner for each night in December and lights the Prudential Tower in the organization’s color. The annual event has been taking place since 2009 and helps to raise awareness of important causes. The Arc of Massachusetts was delighted to be chosen as a lighting partner this year!
Executive Director Leo Sarkissian was joined by members of the Minute Man Arc Chorus for the ceremonial “flipping of switch” to light up the tower. The chorus also made the event particularly festive, performing several classic holiday carols. Shoppers and people who work in the Prudential Tower stopped by to sing along and join in the cheer.
The memories of The Arc’s participation in this unique experience were captured by our takeover of Only In Boston’s Snapchat, coverage on WMEX and a conversation on WSBK-TV with anchors Paula Ebben and Liam Martin, and Leo; which can be seen in the clip below: