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The Arc of Massachusetts invites you to the
70th Anniversary Gala:
Celebrating 70 Years of Progress

Thursday, November 9, 2023
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cocktail reception | Dinner | Program | Auction

Emcee Paula Ebben, Anchor: WBZ-TV and CBS News Boston

$300 per person
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To show our appreciation, 70 honorees will be recognized for representing what our community stands for. Each week we will announce 10 honorees, so check your emails!

70th Anniversary Honorees: Group One

Tracy and John Atkinson
Vibeke and Gustav Christensen
Cynthia and Mark Haddad
John and Susan Nadworny
Theresa and Harvey Varnet

WBZ NewsRadio 1030:
Stories of The Arc of Massachusetts

Each Wednesday in the weeks leading up to the Gala, our Official Media Partner, WBZ NewsRadio 1030, will air a story about the people of The Arc of Massachusetts.


Leo’s Letter: Gratitude for 70 Years of Community

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In this week's special Thanksgiving edition of Leo's Letter, hear from Executive Director Leo Sarkissian as he expresses his gratitude to all the people in our community who have made…

RELEASE: The Arc of Massachusetts’ 70th Anniversary Celebration Raises Nearly $290,000 to Support Advocacy for People with IDD and Autism

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WALTHAM, MA (November 21, 2023): On November 9, 2023, The Arc of Massachusetts celebrated seven decades of advocacy for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and autism with their…

WBZ NewsRadio 1030: Peter and Gabriel’s Story

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In this week's story with WBZ NewsRadio, meet Peter and Gabriel, a group-supported employment supervisor and one of the employees he supervises. "I think it's really good for everyone because…

WBZ NewsRadio 1030: Naaz Daneshvar’s Story

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In this week's story with WBZ NewsRadio, meet Naaz Daneshvar, a fourth-year student at UMass Chan Medical School who teamed up with The Arc's Operation House Call program. "This is…

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