7th Annual Inspiration Celebration Benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs in Somerville and Medford to Be Held on May 4, 2016


Somerville, MA – The 2016 Inspiration Celebration benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middlesex County – with Clubs in Medford and Somerville, MA – will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm at the Center for Arts at the Armory at 191 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA. Tickets are $75 per person and are still available for purchase online at http://www.kidsclubs.org or by calling our offices at (617) 764-5958.


The 7th Annual Inspiration Celebration will recognize the individuals and groups who embody the mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs – to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, productive and responsible citizens. The Clubs serve the youth most in need; over 75% of Club members are from low-income households. Membership dues are no more than $30 per child, per year, for any child who wants to attend.


The 2016 Inspiration Award Winners are:


2016 Champion for Youth – Marco Abreu, Somerville & Medford Club Alumnus

2015 Community Partner of the Year – Redemption Hill Church of Medford

2015 Volunteer of the Year – Eric Halliday, Tufts University Student

2015 Youth of the Year – Cinthia Umana of Somerville

2015 Junior Youth of the Year – Suyogya Acharya of Somerville


The event is a cocktail party with live music and food by Salvatore’s Medford Square and 7ate9 Bakery. There will be two raffles and a silent auction featuring New England team sports tickets, hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates and more.


The 2016 Inspiration Celebration is generously sponsored by:


Champion Sponsors



Mr. and Mrs. Steven D’Agati and Family



Mentor Sponsors

Partners Healthcare

pwc – Pricewaterhouse Coopers

Steven and Melissa Zizza


Partner Sponsors

BioMed Realty

Broadway Motorcars


Century Bank

Eastern Bank

Naveo Credit Union

Skelmir, LLC

Wessling Architects


Friend of the Clubs

Candlewick Press

Jessica O’Leary

Brad & Marianne Smythe

Tufts University – Community Relations


The Boys & Girls Clubs of Middlesex County’s Clubs in Medford and Somerville are safe and positive places for over 350 youth aged 6-18 after school and during the summer each year. The after-school programs in our Clubs provide safe, fun and educational environments where children and teens spend their afternoons learning and growing. We strive to provide a Club experience that assures that success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors. Our daily programs in Education, Career Exploration, Healthy Lifestyles, The Arts, Leadership and Sports and Recreation, create new opportunities, experiences and help develop lasting, positive friendships.  


More information at http://www.kidsclubs.org or follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/BGCMiddlesex.


Photo 1 Caption – 2015 Inspiration Celebration Champions for Youth Awardees – Founders of the Somerville Boys Club led by former Somerville Mayor, Eugene C. Brune (center)


Photo 2 Caption – 2015 Inspiration Celebration at the Microsoft NERD Center

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