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Fun Day results in support for local schools

November 2017

Blackstone Valley Tribune
November 2017

From left: Liz Nye, Assistant Director of Marketing/Development with Alternatives; Guru Simran Kaur Khalsa Bob, Advisory Council member; Michael Kaplan, Attorney, Advisory Council member and Rotarian; Lucy Jenkins, Director of Special Education; Kevin McIntyre, Superintendent of Schools; Elisa Murphy, Certified Zentangle Teacher and Advisory Council member; and Greg Dubuisson, Employment and Community Connector with Alternatives.












For the fifth year in a row, members of Alternatives’ Greater Milford Advisory Council presented a donation to the Milford public schools thanks to proceeds raised at the Council’s annual Milford Fall Family Fun Day. The Fall Family Fun Day, held in October, was hosted by the Council in partnership with the Rotary Club of Milford to help raise awareness about Alternatives and bring people of all abilities together for an afternoon of entertainment, food and games.

Alternatives is one of Central Massachusetts’ leading human service providers helping people with disabilities build successful lives in the community. Several of the agency’s 60 programs are located in Greater Milford. In addition to supporting the Milford public schools special education department, funds raised from the Fall Family Fun Day will also support Alternatives’ services for adults with disabilities in the Greater Milford