Page 4 THE REVERE ADVOCATE – FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022 Astound Broadband Powered by RCN Boston announces $50,000 Donation to ABCD 425r Broadway, Saugus Located adjacent to Kohls Plaza Route 1 South in Saugus at the intersection of Walnut St. We are on MBTA Bus Route 429 781-231-1111 At this time, the state requires everyone to wear masks We are a Skating Rink with Bowling Alleys, Arcade and two TV’s where the ball games are always on! PUBLIC SKATING SCHEDULE 12-8 p.m. Sunday Monday Tuesday $9.00 Price includes Roller Skates Rollerblades/inline skates $3.00 additional cost Private Parties 7:30-11 p.m. $10.00 Price includes Roller Skates Adult Night 18+ Only Wednesday Thursday Friday Everyone must pay admission after 6 p.m. Private Parties Private Parties 4-11 p.m. Saturday 12-11 p.m. $9.00 $9.00 Everyone must pay admission after 6 p.m. Sorry No Checks - ATM on site Roller skate rentals included in all prices Inline Skate Rentals $3.00 additional BIRTHDAY & PRIVATE PARTIES AVAILABLE www.roller-world.com                                 Pictured from left to right, Jessica Rosario, Sharon Scott-Chandler, and Sanford Ames. (Courtesy of Astound Broadband Powered by RCN) Boston, MA – April 27, 2022– Astound Broadband powered by RCN, formerly known as RCN Boston, an award-winning provider of high-speed internet, TV, and phone services, announced today a donation of $50,000 to Action                                                       for Boston Community Development (ABCD.) ABCD is a nonprofi t human services organization that provides more than 100,000 lowincome residents in the Greater Boston region with tools and resources to transition from poverty to stability and from stability to success. Astound Broadband is dedicated to ensuring equitable opportunities for all regardless of gender, ability, religion, orientation, socio-economic, racial, or ethnic background. Following a recent brand transition to Astound Broadband (Astound), the organization has been focusing on its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) eff orts, making internal changes to improve diversity and fairness and extending it to the communities it serves. As part of a company-wide eff ort that resulted from employee feedback and suggestions, the company has committed to supporting organizations that align with its DEI mission. “Astound is committed to supporting organizations like ABCD whose work strengthens our community,” said Sanford Ames, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Astound Broadband Powered by RCN. “ABCD has a wide range of programs and services dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through its ABCD Gateway and WorkSMART programs, specifi cally, it is providing a pathway for career development with hands-on skills that will help with job preparation.” The donation to ABCD will support its WorkSMART program that off ers paid internships to Boston high school students in grades 9-12 to provide career opportunities and educational support. “We admire Astound Broadband’s commitment to the communities it serves and, specifi cally, to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are beyond grateful for this generous grant, which will support WorkSMART, a vital program that gives youngsters who were born with no advantages and who face the toughest economic and social barriers a viable DONATION | SEE Page 13 Like us on Facebook advocate newspaper Facebook.com/Advocate.news.ma

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