Welcome Home Virtual Gala


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Originally aired September 30

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Featuring a conversation with honorees
Governor Michael Dukakis and Kitty Dukakis
and GBH’s Jim Braude and Margery Eagan

Rogerson honored Governor Michael Dukakis and Kitty Dukakis with the Charles E. Rogerson Award at its annual Fundraising event, Welcome Home, during a livestream of our virtual event this year.

Through our affordable housing and supportive services, Rogerson helps low-income adults age with dignity and vitality. Support of Welcome Home directly impacts those who make Rogerson their home.

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Sponsors to date:


Longevity SPONSOR

Brit d’Arbeloff

John & Annie Hall

Donald & Patricia Hillman

Mr. & Mrs. Edward C. Johnson

vitality SPONSOR


Timothy S. & Sarah A. Allen
Brent A. Berc
Larry & Pat Burdick
Eugene Clapp, III & Meredith Clapp
Cynthia M. Connelly, CDP
The Connors Family
John & Adrienne Cupples
Lloyd C. & Gene D. Dahmen
James F. & Donna P. French
Phil Johnston
Carl J. Martignetti
John Moriarty & Associates, Inc.
Samuel O. Thier, M.D. & Paula Thier
Karla Todd


Hub International New England, LLC

Penobscot Investment Management Co., Inc.

Tom & Diane Hollister
Alan M. & Sherry Leventhal
Walter J. Ramos
Shanti Fry
Peter M. & Ellen Zane

Sustainer SPONSOR

Leonard J. & Sara Aronson
Linzee Coolidge
Mrs. Jane T.N. Fogg
Judy Garber & Myles Brown
Thomas P. Glynn, III & Mary Lou Batt Glynn
Bruns & Penny Grayson
Mary R. Jeka, Esq.
Gary P. Kearney, M.D. & Susan Kearney
Honorable Paul G. Kirk, Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. David S. Lee
Nancy Lincoln & Louise Reddi Ford
Jean & Kyra Montagu
Alan & Cecily O. Morse
Joseph & Katherine O’Donnell
Samuel Plimpton & Wendy Shattuck


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Charles A. Baker III
John & Annie Hall
Philip & Beverly Johnston

Host Committee

Leonard & Sara Aronson
Brent & Lena Berc
Cynthia M. Connelly
Brit dArbeloff
Andrew Dreyfus
John Dukakis
Donna & James French
Gary P. Kearney, M.D. & Susan Kearney

* As of 8/14/20

The Charles E. Rogerson Award for Community Service, presented Annually by Rogerson Communities at Welcome Home!

2019 – Brit d’Arbeloff
2018 – Governor William F. Weld
2017 – Secretary John F. Kerry
2016 – Richard L. Friedman
2015 – Meredith and Gene Clapp
2014 – Gary P. Kearney, M.D.
2013 – Ellen & Peter Zane
2012 – Marilyn G. Rodman
2011 – Peter H. Smyth – Chairman, President & CEO, Greater Media, Inc.
2010 – Jack Connors, Jr. – Chairman Emeritus, Hill Holliday
2009 – Karen Kaplan – President, Hill Holliday
2008 – Joseph P. & Carolyn J. Campanelli
2007 – Marian L. Heard- President and CEO, Oxen Hill Partners
2006 – Ronald E. Logue – Chairman and CEO, State Street
2005 – Mary Joan Kakas
2004 – Rev. Drs. Ray & Gloria Hammond
2003 – Nader Darehshori – Retired President and CEO, Houghton Mifflin
2002 – Thomas Hollister – President and CEO, Citizens Bank
2001 – David A. Spina – Chairman and CEO, State Street
2000 – William O. Taylor – former Publisher, Boston Globe
1999 – Mayor Thomas M. Menino

To See Last Year’s Welcome Home 2019 Honoring Brit d’Arbeloff  Click Here.