Mayor's Charity Ball raises needed funds
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.
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