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Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Announce Elected Officers

Christopher Columbus Park in Boston’s North End (NEWF photo)

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) recently held their annual election of Officers and two Directors-at-Large. The election was uncontested.

Congratulations to the elected officers:

President: Joanne Hayes-Rines
Vice President: Ann Babbitt
Treasurer: Ann DeLuca
Clerk: Patricia Thiboutot
Directors-at-large: Susanne Lavoie and Rita Pagliuca

In addition, the following FOCCP members have agreed to serve as committee chairs:

Patricia Sabbey, Fundraising
Robyn Reed, Horticulture
Ford Cavallari, Infrastructure
Kelsey Griggs, Internet Communications
MaryGaye Grizwin, Membership

A special thanks to Beverly Knight, who is stepping down from Membership Chair after serving in the role for seven years. Beverly will take over other tasks for the group.