Community Engagement Event
Brockton NAACP’s Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast 2023
Moving morning today at the 37th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast.
Lively Stones Christian Men’s Ministry & Father Bill’s Mainspring Shelter Holiday Luncheon
It is the time of giving.
Our thanks to Minister Rodney Dessesaure, the Lively Stones Christian Center Men’s Ministry, and Father Bills & Mainspring Shelter of Brockton for asking our office to participate in their annual holiday luncheon on December 17.
Back Together Again for the Holidays-Brockton 2022
Downtown Brockton transformed into a winter wonderland with today’s parade and theme, “Back together again for the holidays.”
Thank you to the Downtown Brockton Association, the Campello Business Association, the Montello Business Association, and the City of Brockton for organizing the festive family fun!
3rd Annual Brockton Turkey Giveaway
Despite frigid temps and a biting wind, there was a feeling of warmth all around at today’s 3rd Annual Brockton Turkey Giveaway.
Our office is proud to help sponsor this event to kick off the holiday season and aid those in need.
3rd Annual First Responders Appreciation Day- September 28, 2022
We have the utmost respect for those who put the uniform and go to work so that we remain safe.
Join us at the 3rd Annual First Responder Appreciation Day next week in Brockton.
Our office is proudly supporting Lady C&J Catering, who will provide meals for these everyday heroes
West Bridgewater Bicentennial Celebration- 1822-2022
The Plymouth County District Attorney and members of his staff were on hand to celebrate West Bridgewater’s Bicentennial. District Attorney Cruz took part in the formal recognition of the Bicentennial on February 16, 2022 and in he recreational recognition on August 20, 2022
First Responder Jamboree- Brockton- August 2022
Thank you to Brockton Police for organizing today’s Jamboree at Brockton Fairgrounds.
Supporting the idea of police/community partnerships and fostering neighborhood camaraderie.
Summer Fest Brockton Mid-Summer Celebration Music & Art Festival- August 2022
Great afternoon spent at 2022 Summer Fest BrocktonMid-Summer Celebration Music & Art Festival.So proud to sponsor this event and to have our office participate in this day of local culture.
Carver Night Out- August 2022
National Night Out in Carver tonight.
Our thanks to the Carver Police Department and Chief Duphily for hosting this fun event for families and meeting with town residents.
Kingston Night Out- August 2022
Marking National Night Out with first responders in Kingston this evening.
This night always enhances the relationships built between neighbors and law enforcement, and helps us rediscover our own communities.
Thank you to Chief Splaine, the Kingston Police Department and the Kingston Fire Department for keeping residents safe!
Sprint Into Summer- June 2022
Thank you to Mayor Robert Sullivan, Brockton’s Wellness Trust Team, the schools, and Pinnacle Partnerships for bringing today’s Sprint Into Summer health and wellness event together.
Hanover Days with Opry-Plymouth County Comfort Dogs- June 25, 2022
Dog days of summer are no match for Hingham Police comfort dog Opry who wowed the crowds at Hanover Day.
Opry is our 1st Plymouth County Comfort Dog.
Marshfield Senior Center- Open House- June 25, 2022
Full house at today’s open house at the Marshfield Council on Aging.
Seniors and the community admiring the beautiful new expansion to their facility.
Senior Safety Series- Crosby Gardens- June 2022
Continuing our Senior Safety Series at Crosby Gardens.
Thank you to Tim Sullivan of Brockton Housing Authority and Tenant President Kevin Donovan for coordinating.
Senior Safety Series- Sullivan Towers- June 2022
Celebrating the first day of summer at our Senior Public Safety Lunch at Sullivan Towers in Brockton.
Thank you to tenant President Cheryl Duren for helping to coordinate.
Plympton Carver Spring Fling Anniversary- June 2022
Celebrating 16 years of the Plympton/Carver TRIAD with a nice cookout under the sun.
Carver PD Chief Duphily and Fire Chief Weston got in on the grilling action!
Cape Cod League- Supporting Plymouth County’s Wareham Gatemen
Enjoying the boys of summer on this the first night of summer at Wareham Gateman collegiate baseball.
After a year long hiatus, the Cape Cod Baseball League is back in full swing.
It was a beautiful night at Clem Spillane Field, rooting for the Wareham Gatemen!
Father’s Day Peace Walk 2022- Brockton, MA
Walking in harmony this morning at the annual Life After Death Father’s Day Peace Walk.
Our office was proud to financially sponsor and participate in this yearly event.
Retirement of Senior Chief Petty Officer Keith Jermyn- U.S. Navy
Honored to attend the U.S. Navy retirement ceremony of Senior Chief Petty Officer Keith Jermyn today at Hingham Town Hall.
Congratulations and thank you for your service.
African American Association of Brockton- 1st Annual Juneteenth Celebration
Beautiful blue skies for the inaugural Juneteenth celebration put together by the African American Association of Brockton at the fairgrounds.
Thank you to Jamie and Jasmine Hodges and members of the AAA for the Certificate of Appreciation.
Myself and my office were both proud and pleased to be a part of the Juneteenth celebration.
Today we recognize the need to continue efforts to ensure racial freedom and equality.
Sponsorship of Love Life Now Foundation’s Heel-A-Thon- May 2022|
Please consider joining us and walk a mile in a survivor’s shoes at the Love Life Now Foundation’s Heel-A-Thon for domestic violence awareness.
Proud to support Lovern Gordon and this fun event which benefits the very serious issue of domestic violence.
Brockton Redevelopment Authority Meeting- May 2022
With the Brockton Redevelopment Authority today and listening to exciting details about the Brockton Business Assistance Program partnership with the Asian American Civic Association to bring the first Brockton Asian Business Technical Assistance Program here.
Senior Safety Series- Duxbury Senior Center- May 2022|
Each year millions of Americans fall victim to some type of financial fraud or internet scheme.
Giving our Don’t Be $cammed presentation this morning so that folks at the Duxbury Senior Center can avoid the pitfalls of being taken advantage of.
Sponsorship of Duxbury Gradnite 2022
Duxbury High is fortunate to have Duxbury Gradnite planning a memorable night where seniors can celebrate safely post graduation.
Our office is proud to support party planning efforts and our thanks to Michelle Striebel and all the volunteers involved. Congrats Class of 2022!🎓
Wellness Fair- Old Colony YMCA- Middleboro- May 2022|
Beautiful day at Camp Yomechas in Middleboro for the Wellness Fair.
Great to see so many of our community partners:
Old Colony YMCA
Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department
Plymouth County HUB
Plymouth Family Resource Center
Vigil Against Hate- Brockton- May 2022
At the City of Brockton community vigil in support of victims of violence in our nation and unity in the face of hate.
16 year-old Ayanna Blake, Brockton’s first Youth Poet Laureate, captured the audience reading her poem at the Vigil Against Hate.
Kids Road Races- Spring 2022
For 45 years Dave and Judy Gorman have been organizing Kids Road Races here in Brockton.
Our office is proud to support this spring rite of passage for thousands of kids over the years.
Lace up and beat feet before the heat tomorrow.
Swing by D.W. Field Park in Brockton at 9:30.
Plymouth County DEC Alliance Meeting- May 2022|
Plymouth County DEC Alliance meeting virtually this morning.
Thank you to Jennifer Cantwell for facilitating and thank you to Emilee Pihl for updating the DEC Alliance on human trafficking.
Drug endangered children are at higher risk of being trafficked, and awareness is an important part of prevention.
Working together to make a difference.
Raising of the Haitian Flag at Brockton City Hall
On this beautiful, sunny day we are honored to stand with the Haitian community of Brockton and honor the flag. 🇭🇹
Parent Night- “Not My Kid”- Furnace Brook Middle School- Marshfield- May 2022|
Thank you Marshfield FACTS and Marshfield Public Schools for having Officer Nancy Leedberg, Brockton PD and Detective Chip Yeaton, Canton PD present the parent substance use prevention program, “Not My Kid.”
Officer Leedberg a School Resource Officer, is well respected in her field and carries a wealth of experience working in both in the Brockton schools and the Brockton community. Officer Leedberg brought new comfort dog Bonnie along. Bonnie, a member of the Brockton Police Department, is one of our Plymouth County Comfort Dogs.
Detective Yeaton is a Special Advisor to the Massachusetts Task Force Report on School Safety and Security.
It was a pleasure to speak to the parents who came out to learn how to keep their kids safe.
Wareham TRIAD meeting- May 2022
Our first Wareham TRIAD meeting was held at the Council on Aging today with Wareham Police Chief Correia and Deputy Dias.
With TRIAD, we are giving our seniors “The Right Information And Direction” many topics were covered to help keep our seniors safe.
Our thanks to WCTV for broadcasting the event.
Tour of the Carver Police Station- Carver COA- May 2022
Thanks to Chief Marc Duphily and the Carver Officers for opening their doors and giving the Carver Seniors a tour of their impressive new police station.
It was great to see all of you and to bring you all up to speed on the latest scams that have surfaced around Plymouth County.
Congratulations to Carver town residents on this new facility for first responders.
Senior Safety- Nook News- World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2022
Taping a segment of Nook News on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and our march planned for June.
Our thanks to Beth Hadfield of Plymouth Center for Active Living and Terry Kourtz from Old Colony Elder Services.
14th Annual Middleboro YMCA Gala- May 2022
It takes a community to support the community.
At the 14th annual Middleboro YMCA Gala presented by the Old Colony YMCA.
Proud to partner with you so that you can continue your important work in Plymouth County.
Working together to make a difference in the communities of Plymouth County.
Wareham Community Resource Fair- May 2022
Thank you to the Wareham Police and all those who contributed to make today’s Wareham Resource Fair a huge success.
Glad to sponsor this event.
The food truck was present today and many were able to sample the first fried dough of the season!
Marshfield TRIAD Re-Commitment Ceremony- May 2022
Marshfield TRIAD renewed their commitment to the program today.
Liam Rooney from Marshfield PD, Marshfield Fire Chief Jeff Simpson, Sheriff Joe McDonald, Marshfield COA Director Carol Hamilton and I all signed the Plymouth County TRIAD agreement.
Great to meet with Marshfield seniors at the newly renovated senior center.
South Shore Chamber of Commerce- May 2022
Coffee and conversation this morning with the South Shore Chamber of Commerce.
Our thanks to The Arc of the South Shore and COO Abigail Parrilla for hosting.
Keep Brockton Beautiful Day 2022
Proud to particpate in “Keep Brockton Beautiful” Day 2022 with members of my DEI unit.
Thanks to everyone for caring for our community.