Murph’s Hotdogs

Dinner and entertainment on Friday night provided by Murph's Hotdogs.  Always a treat for the Beacon crew when Murph stops by.  Murph's truck can be found parked off of Rte. 117 in Lancaster.

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Thank you Amy Roux and the Occupational Therapy Department at Health Alliance for coordinating a food drive for the Beacon of Hope.  Amy stopped by the respite program last night to drop off the food and to spend some time with participants.  The Beacon serves over 3,000 nutritious meals each year.

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Walk for Hope 2014

Thank you to all of our friends, family and the community for making this year's walk such a success.  To date we have raised over $18,000 that will help support our programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  It was an honor to walk in memory of Midge Bovenzi, Bucky Ricker and Al Brassard who have been great supporters of our mission over the years.

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FREE Special Needs Trust Seminar

Please join us for this free workshop as Ashleigh Gelinas from Gelinas & Ward LLP leads a discussion on how to protect the assets you leave to your loved one with a disability without jeopardizing their eligibility for government benefits such as SSI and Mass Health.  This presentation will also include information on guardianship/conservatorship. Tuesday, June 10, 2014 ~ 5:30 pm Rollstone Bank & Trust ~ 24 Monument Sq. ~ Leominster, MA

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Walk for Hope

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Annual Harvest Dinner Dance – November 1, 2013

Preparations for this year's dinner dance are well underway.  Join in the celebration on November 1st at the Leominster Lodge of Elks as we make new memories with friends and family.  Reserve your seats by contacting the Beacon of Hope at (978) 840-2727 or

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Annual Family Outing

The annual family outing is one of our favorite events of the year. The Venerini Sisters graciously welcome us to Rosemont each summer for a fun-filled day of food and camaraderie. Friends, families, volunteers and staff gather together to enjoy a barbeque lunch while catching up on current affairs, as well as reminiscing about times gone by. This year, the weather was kind and gave us a gorgeous blue sky illuminated in bright rays of sunshine poking

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1st Annual Charity Dart Shoot!