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Boston Scenes 04-20-2017

It was a double victory for Kenya in Monday’s 121st running of the Boston Marathon. Edna Kiplagat (left) finished the women’s division in 2:21:52 and Geoffrey Kirui finished the men’s division in 2:09:37.
More than 300 people attended the first annual Awards Luncheon & 42nd Anniversary of the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel. The event honored champions of supplier diversity including (left) Melvin Miller, Publisher and Editor of the Bay State Banner, who received the GNEMSDC’s President’s Award from Peter Hurst, Council President & CEO.
Roxbury-based Trend En Motion, first prize winner of the Beantown Bounce, hold their $1,000 check along with special guest judge Andretta Garnes (center). The “BOUNCE” brought 1,500 fans to Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center in Roxbury on April 15, where they cheered on teams of talented dancers, singers and rappers. The annual Beantown Bounce was started by four female artists in 2005 to showcase youth talent and combat neighborhood violence.
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