Dr. Richter from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston donated a gingerbread house to the kids of ADC programs.
In a recent trip to the Dominican Republic ADC developed some allegiance with the local authorities
AC and Francis with recently elected Senator Elizabeth Warren. They were invited to join her for a special luncheon because of their support of her campaign.
John “The Quietman” Ruiz, stops by one of the after school programs for a visit! John Ruiz is the first Latino heavyweight champion and former two-time WBA heavyweight champion. Ruiz has defeated three world champions in Evander Holyfield, Hasim Rahman, and Tony Tucker, as well as top contenders such as Andrew Golota, Fres Oquendo, Jameel
ADC was invited to a special meeting with Massachusetts Govenor, Deval Patrick. ADC is a strong supporter of the govenor and the work he is doing in Mass. During their meeting they discussed bullying prevention. Gov. Patrick praised ADC Prevention for the work they do with the youth of Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD – Bowls filled to the brim with strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, honey and coconut perched on a kitchen counter at Springfield Housing Authority’s John J. Duggan Park, while Ashley Otero and her friends vigorously shook covered glass jars filled with a mysterious white liquid. But 11-year-old Ashley couldn’t keep the recipe a secret for long.
ADC youth have the opportunity to meet Massachusetts State Representative Cheryl Rivera and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno while performing martial art demonstrations at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA.
Arnold Cox is presented with The Big Will Express Hero’s Award!
Chelsea Record August 11th
This past week we held a baskball camp at Pine Brook Camp in Shutesbury, MA. It was a great week for the kids to learn new skills both on and off the courts!