We Are Boston Anniversary Gala

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A Special Note about the 2015 We Are Boston Anniversary Gala:

2015 We are Boston Anniversary Gala an unprecedented success!

On behalf of the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians, the Gala Co-Chairs Bob Reynolds and Jim Rooney, and the Anniversary 10 Host Committee, we would like to thank all the guests and sponsors of this year’s event. Over 1,000 people came out on Tuesday evening to celebrate new Bostonians’ contributions and rich cultures, enjoyed a star-studded performance by Academy Award-winning and multi Grammy-nominated Vanessa Williams, and to honor our five awardees: Junot Diaz (Leadership), Chef Ming Tsai (Leadership), Walgreens (Community Champion), Frangeli Ramirez (Youth Action) and Justin Nguyen Phuoc (Youth Action). Special thanks to our LIVE auction donors, auctioneer John Terrio, our inspiring speakers, Amit Dixit and Valeria Do Vale, our fabulous host, Janet Wu of WHDH Channel 7 and to our performers – 3 Sudacas, Angel Dance Company, master illusionist Darren Young, Ilana Katz Katz, Marcus Santos and Afro Brazil, Naty Hernandez, O’Shea Chaplin Academy of Irish Dance, Salsa Y Control Dance Company, Sociedad Latina Youth Band, Veronica Robles and her Mariachi, Wax and Gold, and YOFES Musical. Hats off to our volunteers for their time and commitment!
Thank you to everyone for all you do in making sure that New Bostonians are an integral part of this city’s social, civic and economic fabric!Robert L. Reynolds, James E. Rooney, The Anniversary 10 Committee & The New Bostonians Team
All the best,
Alejandra St. Guillen
Herald Articles:
Vanessa Williams totes talent to Mayor’s gala

2015 We Are Boston Anniversary Gala

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and his Office of New Bostonians seek to honor outstanding youth leaders who have made invaluable contributions in promoting and embracing Boston’s rich diversity and facilitating New Bostonians’ full participation in the life of the City of Boston. Please review the criteria below and nominate candidates for the 2015 We Are Boston Youth Action Award.The Youth Action Award is intended for a Boston resident, under 21 years of age who is or whose parents are immigrants.

Youth Action Award Nomination form: https://goo.gl/PrlhTP

We Are Boston Anniversary Gala Ticket Information
Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)
Boston, MA
Event Details
Mayor Martin J. Walsh Invites You To
We Are Boston Anniversary Gala
A Night of Multi-Cultural Food, Music and Dance Celebrating Ten Years of Boston’s Diversity, Immigrant Heritage and Contributions
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 // Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston
5:30 p.m. VIP Anniversary
An Hour Reception featuring Our Honorees and Our Special Guests. Complimentary Wine Bar and Passed Hors d’oeuvres // VIP Guests Will Receive a Gift Bag
6:00 p.m. General Reception
A Culinary Dine Around Reception featuring The Improper’s “Best of” Restaurants
Local Multi-Cultural Performances
Anniversary Live Auction featuring exciting trips and one-of-a-kind items
An Awards Presentation by Mayor Walsh honoring Pulitzer Prize Winning author, Junot Díaz and the pioneer and innovator of East-West cuisine and host of the Emmy-nominated show Simply Ming, chef Ming TsaiSpecial Guest Speaker and Live Performance by
Vanessa Williams
Cash Bar // Dressy AttireEvent Produced by AJ WILLIAMS EVENTS. For More info contact us at (617) 267-2244
Have questions about We Are Boston Anniversary Gala?
Contact Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians

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A Special Note about We Are Boston Anniversary Gala

Dear Friends & Colleagues:

On behalf of Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Office of New Bostonians (MONB), we invite you to join us for the We are Boston 10th Anniversary Gala, celebrating our city’s diversity, immigrant heritage and contributions.  The Anniversary Gala featuring Academy Award-Winning, multi-Grammy nominated, Vanessa Williams will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston.

We are also thrilled to announce this year’s honorees – Pulitzer-Prize winning author, Junot Diaz and Emmy-nominated Host of Simply Ming, Chef Ming Tsai!

Check out the Boston Globe feature announcing this year’s event –“Vanessa Williams to perform at We Are Boston gala in the fall”  http://goo.gl/4N81iY

Please do not hesitate to contact AJ Williams, AJ Williams Events at (617) 267-2244 or via email at aj@ajwilliamsevents.com or call the MONB at 617-635-2980 with any questions.

We are looking forward to celebrating with you on November 17th!

Alejandra St. Guillen

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