BC-MA--Massachusetts Daybook, MA


Associated Press

Posted on October 21, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Associated Press Massachusetts Daybook for Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20:

SATURDAY, Oct. 19:

8:15 a.m. - 7 p.m. BOSTON COLLEGE-MINORITY HEALTH — About 250 medical professionals and scholars from across the U.S. were scheduled to participate in a conference at Boston College titled "Diversity Challenge 2013: Intersections of Race and Culture and Health and Mental Health," which opened Friday, Oct. 18, and concludes Saturday, organized by the college's Institute for the Study and the Promotion of Race and Culture. Location: Murray Room, Yawkey Athletic Center, Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Ave. (state Route 30), Chestnut Hill. Contacts: Sean Hennessey, 617-552-3630 or 617-943-4323 (cell).

9 a.m. CATHOLIC NEW MEDIA CONFERENCE — Monsignor Paul Tighe, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications at the Vatican, will give keynote address for Catholic New Media Conference. Media planning to attend please email tdonilon@rcab.org. For more information please visit: http://cnmc.sqpn.com/conference-agenda/.

Location: Pastoral Center, 66 Brooks Dr, Braintree.

Contact: Terrence Donilon, tdonilon@rcab.org.

10 a.m. BOSTON U-ROTC CEREMONY — Boston University President Robert Brown introduces U.S. Army Col. Everett Spain during a 31th annual "Joint-Service Presidential Review" ceremony organized by the university's Division of Military Education, where about 250 cadets from the university's Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC programs will participate in a presentation of colors ceremony honoring Col. Spain, accompanied by members of a U.S. Navy band. Note: After the ceremony, a reception will take place in the Francis D. Burke Club Room, Agganis Arena, Boston University, 925 Commonwealth Ave. (U.S. Route 20), Boston. Location: Nickerson Field, Boston University, 285 Babcock St., Boston. Contacts: Richard Taffe, 617-353-2240 or 617-293-4082 (cell).

11 a.m. BOSTON MAYOR MENINO-ROSLINDALE CELEBRATION — Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will celebrate the recent listing of the Roslindale Substation to the National Register of Historic Places.

Location: 4228 Washington St, Roslindale, Boston.

Contact: Emilee Ellison, 617-635-4461.

1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. UMASS AMHERST 150th ANNIVERSARY — University of Massachusetts Amherst holds a series of events marking the Sesquicentennial celebration.

1:30-3 p.m., Campus officials including Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy and guests will gather on the lawn east of the Recreation Center for a ceremony that includes unveiling three historical monuments and the planting of three trees to celebrate the founding of the university and its historic roots as Massachusetts Agricultural College.

3 p.m.-4:30 p.m., Subbaswamy and other campus officials and guests will discuss plans to preserve and restore the historic building that is seen as an iconic symbol of the campus and its educational roots.

Location: East side of the Recreation Center and at the Old Chapel, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Contact: Ed Blaguszewski, 413/545-0444, edblag@admin.umass.edu

SUNDAY, Oct. 20:

11 a.m. GILLETTE STADIUM HERO WALK — New England Patriots and Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey will host the inaugural HERO 5K Walk at Gillette Stadium and Patriot Place on Sunday, Oct. 20, in support of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers. NOTE: Registration begins at 9 a.m. Warmup 10 a.m. Opening ceremonies 10:15 a.m.

Location: Gillette Stadium, One Patriot Place, Foxborough. Walk begins at NRG Plaza outside the Patriots ProShop and The Hall at Patriot Place Presented by Raytheon and continues around Gillette Stadium, past the practice field and around Patriot Place Plaza before finishing in front of CBS Scene.

Contacts: Jeremie Smith (New England Patriots) 774-406-6487, David Traub (DA Morrissey's Office) 781-830-4800x217, Bill Elliott (HERO Campaign) 609-892-7880.

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