BOSTON (July 29, 2010) – On Saturday, August 21 the 22nd
Annual Eastie Pride Day Celebration will take place at Piers Park on
Marginal Street overlooking Boston Harbor. Since 1989, Eastie Pride
Day has brought together neighbors and friends to celebrate the East
Boston community and all it has to offer. Last year’s event hosted
over 2,500 attendees and this year, Eastie Pride has even more to
celebrate! The summer event will commemorate the 40th Anniversary of
the East Boston Neighborhood Health
The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center has been serving the
neighborhood’s health care needs since it first opened its doors in
1970. Since its inception, the Health Center has grown to become one
of the largest community health care centers in the country, serving
more than 300,000 patients each year.
The Center is open 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week, catering to the needs of East Boston and its
surrounding communities. Recently, the Health Center received a $12
million federal stimulus grant, allowing them to expand their
services, opening a new $20 million facility in Maverick Square. For
40 years, this community organization has been a vital resource
committed to the betterment of our neighborhood’s quality of life.
So don’t miss out on the fun! Join the fun on Saturday, August 21st
to celebrate Eastie Pride Day and thank the East Boston Neighborhood
Health Center for all that they do.
Go to Piers Park to join
the festivities including live music and dancing, and exciting
children’s activities, while enjoying the variety of food and drink
in the company of your neighbors.