2018 Block Party Information

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We wish to thank our Program Sponsors for their support and generosity!


Special Corporate Sponsor:

Thank you to the Cultural Council for financial support of $845 to support this event!

Thank you to Our Program Book Sponsors:


Jay Gonzalez for Governor Committee

Allen’s Department Store

Riverside Apartments

Fitchburg Art Museum

Senator Dean Tran

Ride of Your Life Suicide Prevention/Heywood Hospital

Montachusett Opportunity Council

U Mass Memorial HealthAlliance Clinton Hospital

Active Life Day Health – Fitchburg

Attorney Carlos Nicolas Formaggia

Rick Blain and Associates – Consulting

Fidelity Bank

Enterprise Bank

Attorney Mary Yanneth Bermudez Camp

Dandini Construction


Sue Chalifoux Zephir

Rep. Natalie Higgins

Fa’ Unida  Family Band

US Congressman James McGovern

Nunez Family

Montachusett Area Rotary Club

Thank you to our Basket fundraiser donors:

Ann Bissonnette – Italian Specialty Foods Basket

Ruby Vargas – Baker’s Delights Baking Basket

Richard Letarte – Lucky Lottery Basket ($100 Lottery Tickets)

Jean-Pierre Boissy – Mexican Fiesta in a Crate Basket (Adult beverages and party snacks)

Cheryl Boissy & Mickey Guzman – New LL Bean Child Backpack (Glow in the Dark Fireflies)/Kids games, etc.


The wonderful Fidelity Bank Frosty Flyer

 Musical Guests – Trio Los Soñadores

Voter Registration – English & Spanish

 Registro del votante

We will assist qualified individuals to register to Vote! We will hand out voter information in English AND Spanish!


Food, Music, Raffles and Fun! Please join us in celebrating our community and our commitment to each other!

Photos of Block Party:

Voter Registration Information with BOD Cheryl Boissy and SAC Advisor Mary Scott.

Our Kitchen Crew! David Higgins Cocina!

A visit from Representative Natalie Higgins at the Voter Registration table.

Staff and Board dodging the rain!

2018 Block Party Tables from Agency guests!

Staff and guests!

Deb Richard (Summer children’s volunteer) and Juju!

Our long time Board member, Artist Lionel Reinford prepares to paint with the kids!

Lunch is served – SAC’s Andy Mercik gets the line moving!

The Fidelity Frosty Flyer was a great hit – with children and adults! Thank you Fidelity Bank!

Lionel Reinford and painting with kids!

Trio Los Soñadores!

Los Soñadores!

Kitchen Crew in action! Fabulous lunch!

Kevin and Susan O’Brien!

Agency tables and guests!

Our day’s MC – Mickey Guzman and young guests!

Lining up for the Frosty Flyer!

Fidelity Bank’s Frosty Flyer crew! Thank you!

Ice Cream queue!

Lionel Reinford and friends – art class!

The best cooks ever!

José Latimer and his wonderful crew!

A special guest visitor – Jay Gonzalez – Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts! Thank you for stopping by to meet us!

One of Lionel’s incredible paintings. We are so lucky to have him!

Frosty Flyer!

Getting Frost Flyer treats!

MC Mickey G introduces Los Soñadores!

Selfie shot – Lionel Reinford and Jean-Pierre Boissy! Hola & Bonjour!

Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella visits with guests!

Waiting for the rain to stop!

Bouncy House!

Detail of one of Lionel’s paintings!

Susan O’Brien and Candidate Jay Gonzalez

Leominster Fire Department! Kids LOVE Fire Trucks! Thank you so much!

Our guests try out the firetruck cab!

Leominster Fire Department visit! Big hit!

LFD Fans!


Voter Registration!

Jay Gonzalez and SAC Director Neddy Latimer.

Needy Latimer, in red, describing our Cocina programs to Candidate Jay Gonzalez and staff and guests. Irene Hernandez, of Active Life Day Health in blue!