at 16th Annual Boston Main Streets Awards
On Thursday May 17th, 2012, Stars from the neighborhoods
including local volunteers and businesses shined at the 16th Annual
Boston Main Streets Awards. This yearís event was held at the
historic Strand Theater in Dorchester.
(Boston, MA. 20 May-2012) For the 6th year the Master of
Ceremonies for the Annual awards was WGBH radio host Ron Della
Chiesa who is also a Dorchester resident.
Mr. Della Chiesa spoke eloquently about the local Main Street
programs. Mayor Thomas Menino and DND Chief and Director Evelyn
Friedman presented awards to a group of Volunteers and Businesses
representing each of the Main Streets districts.
Guests were entertained by the Boston Latin School Wolftones.
East Boston Main Streets would like to congratulate the 2011
Volunteer of the year, Leigh Hall whose artistic talents produced a
wonderful calendar of East Boston photos from yesterday and today.
Accepting the award for Leigh was her good friend and Main Streets
board member Melissa Tyler. The 2011 business of the year was Mr.
Hector Rendon from DíParma Restaurant.
Accepting for Mr. Rendon was his two lovely daughters Jolene and
Angela. DíParma Restaurant, located at 182 Sumner Street in East
Boston, serves great Italian food, has a great selection of beer and
wine, a full bar and is open until 1 am.
DíParma restaurant is just steps from the Maverick Station MBTA
Blue Line Stop, Mr. Rendon and his family are long time supporters
of Main Streets and proud participants in the annual Taste of Eastie
About East Boston Main Streets. EBMS is a non-profit corporation.
Our mission is to create vibrant business districts by initiating
private and public improvements, promoting commerce, and supporting
efforts that improve the quality of life for all who live, work and
do business in East Boston.