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Mayor’s Charity Ball raises needed funds

Doug Rowe receives his Humanitarian of the Year proclamation from Mayor Arthur Vigeant. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – Doug Rowe received the proclamation naming him Humanitarian of the Year from Mayor Arthur Vigeant at the Mayor’s Charity Ball, held May 5 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel. The proclamation recognized Rowe as “a tireless legal advocate for area residents.” The Mayor’s Charity Ball has been held each inaugural year since 1960. Proceeds go to the Mayor’s Charity Relief Fund, which helps residents in need of financial assistance at times of crisis or emergency.

 Vigeant’s office had announced earlier that some funds from this year’s Ball would be used to help the victims of the April 23 Lake Williams Condominium fire. The six-alarm fire left 67 people homeless; it is still not known if any of the residents will be able to move back into the building.   

 

Joe and Emily Andrew bid on a few of the 100 items donated for the silent auction to benefit the Mayor's Charity Relief Fund. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Appropriately dressed with headwear for the event's Kentucky Derby theme are (l to r) Jean Peters, a trustee of the Marlborough Public Library; Peggy Schwarz Ayres, founder of the Marlborough Children's Summer Lunch Program and 2008 Humanitarian of the Year; and former state Rep. Danielle Gregoire, D-Marlborough, a current candidate. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

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