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Boston Scenes 06-11-2015

Gov. Charlie Baker visited Whately’s Yankee Candle Factory. Governor Baker toured the factory and met with employees, applauding the company for its success in offering employment opportunities for the Commonwealth.
Cambridge-based, Cambridge College recently celebrated its 44th commencement ceremony, graduating over 500 students. Cambridge College is an accredited, non-profit institution that has been a local leader in providing degree programs for a diverse population of adult learners since 1971. Pictured are: (l-r) President Deborah Jackson Honorary Degree Recipient Robert Lewis Jr., Honorary Degree Recipient/Keynote Speaker Andrea Jung and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Derek Davis
The New Hope Baptist Church, formerly of 740 Tremont St., dedicated its new home at 1450 River St. in Hyde Park. The dedication service was attended by District 5 City Councilor Tim McCarthy and state Rep. Angelo Scaccia along with 200 members of the congregation and surrounding neighbors of the church. The church completed the first part of a three-stage renovation process on their new Church home.
Former Gov. Deval Patrick tries out a new chair given to him by UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley (center) as a token of the university establishing an academic faculty chair in his honor. Looking on is UMass Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge (gold tie). The university launched a capital campaign titled Just Imagine, aiming to raise $100 million. The university has so far raised $52 million toward that goal.
Mayor Martin Walsh cuts the ribbon on the Dorchester Day Parade. Looking on are state reps. Dan Hunt and Dan Cullinane, City Councilor Stephen Murphy, state Rep. Evandro Carvalho, state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry, Grand Marshall Mary-dith Tuitt and City Councilor Frank Baker.
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