2024 Annual Awards Gala

2024 Annual Awards GalaOn Friday, June 7, 2024, the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (Mass League) will celebrate the single largest yearly gathering of community health centers in the Commonwealth: the Annual Awards Gala.

The Mass League gala embodies and promotes our mission through the recognition of our committed workforce, organizations which are critical to our success, and the innovation generated across our one million-plus patient network to achieve health equity for all.

When: Friday, June 7, 2024 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Where: The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA, 10 Huntington Avenue, Boston

A limited number of overnight rooms for Friday, June 7th are available at a rate of $349 for the night and can be reserved by clicking Here

Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

Please join us for this celebration, and consider a sponsorship that will help advance the critically important work of community health centers in Massachusetts, as well as health access and equity. Click here to See Sponsorship Opportunities

Awardess for 2024:

Edward M. Kennedy Founder Award
Sue Joss, CEO Brockton Neighborhood Health Center.

CEO Award
Guale Valdez, Mattapan Community Health Center

Community Health Center Board Member Award
Joseph Scardino, Family Health Center of Worcester

Community Health Center Clinician Awards:
Cynthia Slaga, NP, School-Based Health Center - Lowell Community Health Center
Stephanie Billings, MD, Family Medicine, Holyoke Health Center

Community Health Center Employee Awards:
Jessica DaRosa, Director of Operations, Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center
Joanne Mazar, Chief Human Resources Officer, Community Health Center of Cape Cod

Sponsors to Date


Blue Cross Blue Sheild of Massachusetts Logo


BMC Health System Logo

Vertex logo


CareQuest logo

Rockland Trust Logo


Harvard Medical School

Massachusetts Association for Mental Health

Stay tuned for more information!