Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Chamber Celebrates Centennial Celebration with Colin Powell

More than 1,500 business and civic leaders turned out last night at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center for the Chamber's Centennial Celebration! Centennial speaker Colin Powell captivated the audience with an inspiring keynote address.

Congratulations once again to each of the evening's deserving honorees:

Centennial Award:

  • Mayor Thomas M. Menino, City of Boston
  • Jack Connors

Collaborative Leadership Award:

  • Gloria C. Larson, president, Bentley University

2009 Academy of Distinguished Bostonians:

  • Peter S. Lynch, vice-chairman, Fidelity Management & Research Company
  • Linda Whitlock, Former Nicholas President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston

The Boston Herald was in attendance and featured the event in today's issue.

Thank you to everyone who supported the event. Be sure to check the Chamber blog throughout the week as we post photos and videos from the evening.

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