The Massachusetts Bar Foundation will honor the 2006/2007 IOLTA grant recipients at two separate MBF grantee receptions this year. The first, to be held in Boston, is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 21, from 5-7 p.m. at the MBA?offices at 20 West St. The second, to be held in Springfield, is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 2, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the offices of Bulkley, Richardson & Gelinas LLP, located at 1500 Main St.
All MBF grantees, Fellows and friends are welcome at these celebrations, which will include hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, as well as a brief program presented by MBF President Francis A. Ford, Esq. At the Boston reception, Ford will present the 2006 MBF President's Award.
Through its 2006/2007 IOLTA Grants Program, the MBF awarded nearly $3.6 million to support 131 programs at 94 nonprofit organizations to provide civil legal services to the state's low-income population, or to improve the administration of justice in the commonwealth.