2nd Annual Father Michael Bafaro Humanitarian Award honoring Linda Cavaioli

Linda . Cavaioli Will Be Awarded WCCA TV 13’s Annual Father Michael Bafaro Humanitarian Award on October 18, 2012

 Tickets are only $30 a person, and your business can be recognized as a sponsor as well.  Call Joseph at 508-755-1880 or e-mail joseph at joseph@wccatv.com.  You can mail payments to WCCA TV, 415   Main Street, Worcester, MA. 01608. Ticket deadline is October 11th.

On October 18, 2012, Linda A. Cavaioli (Executive Director of the YWCA of Central Massachusetts) will be awarded the annual Father Michael Bafaro Humanitarian Award at Maironis Park in Shrewsbury.  The award, in its second year, is given to a person who, chosen through a community process of nomination, is recognized for their service to humanity.  Furthermore, the award has been named in honor of Father Michael Bafaro and his lifetime commitment to serving others.

Linda Cavaioli has served as Executive Director of the YWCA of Central Massachusetts since 1992.  In this position, Linda reports to a 30-member board of directors and oversees the daily operations of a $6 million non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of racism and the empowerment of women.

She is active in the community and serves as a member on the Coordinating Committee and Co-Chair of Membership for the United Way of Central Massachusetts Women’s Initiative.  She is, also, a member of the Community Board of DCF Worcester West Area Office, a Commissioner on the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women and a member of the Board of Directors of Quinsigamond Community College.  In addition, she serves on the Martin Luther King Community Breakfast Committee, City Manager’s Task Force on Bias and Hate, and United Service Executives.  Furthermore, she served as regional chair of the YWCAs of New England Council, and she is a member of the National Association of YWCA Executives.  Currently, Linda is the Chair of the YWCA USA Regional Leadership Committee.  Before joining the YWCA, Linda was the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Resource Development at the United Way of Central Massachusetts.

WCCA TV 13 is happy to be honoring Linda Cavaioli on the evening of October 18, 2012 with the award event at Maironis Park in Shrewsbury.  There will be food, drink, entertainment, and speakers at the event.  The proceeds from the event will help WCCA TV 13 pay for youth education programs and the creation of a new classroom for youth training. Tickets and further information about how you can help will be forthcoming.  This event includes a wonderful buffet dinner, live music by two local musical acts: legendary guitarist “Joe D’Angelo ” , and also, members from the popular local group “Bealtes For Sale”. There will be a live silent Auction, and more. If anyone has questions, desires to be a sponsor, or wishes to reserve a space at the event please contact Joseph at 508-755-1880 ext. 19 or e-mail him at Joseph@wccatv.com.


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