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On-line Auction for CAN-DO held on CMarket
CAN-DO held an online auction of many of the items that were at our annual celebration on March 9. Here are just a few examples -
- Celtic's tickets
- get aways to Vermont, Martha's Vineyard, and right here in Newton
- Red Sox memorabilia
- Beautiful Art Paintings
Our thanks to all the generous donors who provided the auction items.
Art Auction hosted by CAN-DO
On November 17, 2007, CAN-DO held an art auction called "Home is Where the Art is". We would like to thank the many artists that donated their works for this event. We also thank the participants that bid on and received the beautiful paintings, photographs, sculpture, and jewelry. Here are some pictures of the event.
Josephine McNeil featured in "Communities & Banking"
CAN-DO's Executive Director, Josephine McNeil, is featured in an article entitled "Creating Opportunities" in the Summer 2007 issue of Communities & Banking magazine (link opens a new window). The article discusses how helping families of low and moderate means to find opportunities in high-cost areas requires special tactics, which CAN-DO has learned to do successfully.
Josephine McNeil To Be Honored
CAN-DO's Executive Director, Josephine McNeil was recently nominated as an "unsung Heroine" in response to a call from from the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women. She and other nominees from Newton will be honored at a ceremony to be held in the War Memorial at Newton City Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2007 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.
SAVE THE DATE:
February 11, 2007
CAN-DO's fourth annual celebration and fundraiser, "Yes! In my Backyard" from 5 to 8 pm at the Boston Marriott Newton
SAVE THE DATE:
February 28, 2007
Bloomingdale's Shopping Benefit
You can purchase tickets from CAN-DO: $10 each. CAN-DO receives 100% of all Shopping Benefit Ticket Sales
CAN-DO will receive $5 for each Shopping Benefit ticket deposited at Bloomingdale's on the day of the event!
To purchase Shopping Benefit tickets call CAN-DO at 617-964-3527
or e-mail us: Jam_cando@msn.com
CAN-DO Receives Grant Support
CAN-DO recently received a $2,500 grant from Central Bank to support its ongoing operations.
CAN-DO's Anniversary Celebration, February 26, 2006
Ken Sinclair, President of Board of Directors, Josephine McNeil, Executive Director, and Congresswoman Gwen Moore.
Maria Barry, the honorary chairperson from Bank of America, giving the opening remarks.
Josephine McNeil, Executive Director, Alderman Paul Collelli, winner of the Myra Award, Mary Wright Benner, Chair of the event, and Ted Tye, winner of the Y.I.M.B.Y Award.
Josephine McNeil, executive director, and Mayor David Cohen, winner of the Myra Award.