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Lapels Dry Cleaning’s clothing drive to benefit Big Brother Big Sister generates over 16,000 lbs

Most fundraisers are judged by the dollar. Lapels Dry Cleaning’s Annual Clothing Drive to benefit Big Brother Big Sister, success is based on pounds. And this year’s drive more than carried it’s weight literally, generating 16093 pounds of clothing. The 16,093 represents the most clothes ever raised by the drive, which Lapels has conducted each of the past 14 years. Please follow and like us:

Youth homelessness focus of Boston Public Schools, Liberty Mutual forum

BOSTON — Tuesday, June 20, 2017 — Boston Public Schools (BPS) district and school leaders joined advocates and community partners today for the first-ever Youth Homelessness Prevention Forum with Liberty Mutual Insurance. The well attended event emphasized BPS’ focus on how the district prevents youth homelessness and supports approximately 3,000 students experiencing homelessness. Please follow and like us:

Boston Collegiate Charter School celebrates graduation June 13 with Councilor Pressley

WHAT: Boston Collegiate Charter School’s (BCCS) 14th senior class is set to graduate at The Strand Theatre in Dorchester on Tuesday, June 13. Students in this year’s graduating class are heading off to a diverse array of institutions of higher education, from Amherst College, Dartmouth College, Boston College and Williams College to all campuses in the UMass system and beyond.  Since its first graduating class in 2004, 100 percent of BCCS graduates have been accepted to four-year colleges and universities. The mission of BCCS is to prepare each student for college. The school offers an academically rigorous college preparatory curriculum for its approximately 700 students … Continue reading