THE EVERETT ADVOCATE – Friday, April 12, 2019 MCGONAGLE | FROM PAGE 8 affordable will be among my top priorities this year. Affordable Housing Earlier this month, I met with officials from the Everett Housing Authority at the 37th Annual Legislative Information Day sponsored by the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (MassNAHRO). We had an in-depth discussion about ways to make housing in our community more affordable, in part by securing more state funding to build more public housing. State Rep. Kevin G. Honan, chair of the Housing Committee, 2032 OLYMPICS | FROM PAGE 12 of which a winner was selected by the mock IOC. The Connected Learning Symposium at Lasell College occurs twice a year to showcase student work tied to real-world clients and applications outside of the classroom. The event has run since 2002, Page 17 and I met with Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA) to discuss their legislation to create more housing, reduce barriers to production, and set affordable housing production goals. As the Chairman of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick of Everett, I was proud to co-host our annual Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner on March 15th with Mayor Carlo DeMaria. Thank you to the 400-plus attendees, honorees, and elected officials who made the event a great success. I want to especially thank: Our honorees Denis O’Donnell, Scott Dalrymple, Bob DeSalvio, Sister Margaret “Peggy” Reavy, Barbara Collins, Richard Horgan, and Linda Maloney for their exthough this fall’s was the first to take on a theme – diversity, equity and inclusion – as seen in more than half of the day’s presentations. “This symposium was a special one,” said Jim Ostrow, vice president for academic affairs. “Students were poised, confident and creative educators for our community. In praising stuceptional leadership and service to the community. Comedian Dave Russo and Dervi Boston for providing the laughs and tunes for the night. U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, State Sen. Sal DiDomenico, Auditor Suzanne Bump and District Attorney Marian Ryan for coming out to show their support. I am so pleased that we were able to raise money for Everett High School’s culinary and band programs. I will continue to work hard for the City of Everett! As always, please don’t hesitate to reach out to share your questions or concerns. Be sure to follow me on Facebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date! Best, Joe dent work, we also celebrate the superb work of our faculty.” In addition to Calaj’s work, the day featured events and presentations, including mock trials, performance art, sustainable fashion design, media ethics, crime theory, intergenerational genealogy and more. The next symposium will take place in late April.

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