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Danforth Museum Director Earns Leadership Award

Filed under: Arts / Culture by News Staff at 2:59 am on May 25, 2010

[PHOTO] Katherine French, Executive Director, Danforth Museum of Art

Katherine French, Executive Director, Danforth Museum of Art

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Danforth Museum of Art is pleased to announce that Executive Director Katherine French was awarded the "She Has Impact" award at the Metrowest Chamber of Commerce Women's Initiative Awards Dinner Tuesday night. The award recognizes French's significant contribution in expanding the quality and reach of the Danforth Museum of Art during her five year tenure.

Bonnie Biocchi, President and CEO of the Metrowest Chamber, noted that, under French's direction, the Danforth has tripled its membership, increased individual donations by 27%, and expanded the operating budget 36%.

The Museum has been recognized with several awards for curatorial excellence and was named “Outstanding Cultural Organization for 2008” by the Massachusetts Art Education Collaborative.  “Under Katherine's leadership, the Danforth has become a premier attraction not just for Framingham but across New England,” Biocchi said. She also commended French for the development of curriculum-based learning for thousands of school children, the creation of a teen docents program, and for curating a number of award-winning exhibitions.

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Framingham advocate for children to receive 2010 Community Partnership Award

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 8:26 pm on March 9, 2010

BOSTON, MA – The Federation for Children with Special Needs announced that Cathryn S. Kaner-Taytslin of Framingham will receive an FCSN 2010 Community Partnership Award for Outstanding Parent Advocate. The Federation will present the award at its Visions of Community conference, on Saturday morning, March 13, 2010 at the World Trade Center in Boston.

FCSN names Cat Kaner an Outstanding Parent Advocate

“This conference is always a great day of learning and networking for families of children with special needs and the professionals who serve them,” says FCSN’s Executive Director Richard J. Robison. ...[read more]

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