Published in the May 16, 2016 edition.

The following were submitted by the campaigns of people running for elected office.

SAUGUS — Jen Migliore, Democratic candidate for the Massachusetts House of Representatives in the Ninth Essex District (Lynn, Saugus, Wakefield), will host her official campaign kick-off on Friday, May 20.

Migliore will be joined by her campaign supporters at the Fox Hill Yacht Club, 114 Ballard St., in Saugus from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase at

To learn more about Migliore and her campaign for State Representative, visit or follow her on Facebook or Twitter.


Farm Street resident Saritin Rizzuto, who is also running as a Democrat for the Ninth Essex District in the state House of Representatives, will receive an award Tuesday at Casa Myrna’s Seventh Annual Community of Conscience Breakfast at the Revere Hotel Boston. Each year, supporters of Casa Myrna come together to engage on the issues of domestic and dating violence, hear from survivors and recognize the achievements of courageous and inspiring individuals who demonstrate an uncommon commitment to social justice, service and ending domestic violence.

The morning will feature Liz Walker as master of ceremonies, remarks by Josh Kraft, president of the New England Patriots Foundation and president and CEO of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston. Casa Myrna will present the Myrna Vazquez Advocacy Award to Saritin Rizzuto, Casa Myrna Board member and assistant vice president of Community Relations at Metro Credit Union.

Corporate Sponsors include John Hancock, Massport, Norman Knight Charitable Foundation, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, Dedham Savings Bank, Devereaux Charitable Foundation, Distrigas/ENGIE, GTI Properties, Interpreter Services, Partners HealthCare, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., Needham Bank, Pathstone Federal Street, Shepherd Project Management Consultants. All event proceeds will benefit Casa Myrna, Boston’s leading non-profit delivering solutions to end domestic and dating violence through intervention, awareness and prevention.

For more information on the event, please go to, Leela Strong at 617-521-0127 or e-mail