New Partnership with Brown Brothers Harriman

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It was right around lunch time as Playworks' office staff, armed with ball bags, floor tape, and cones, began to set up recess. Only, we weren't on a playground. We were in an office building.

Wednesday, August 11 kicked off our new partnership with Brown Brothers Harriman, a financial services firm, through our second Corporate Recess of 2010. BBH employees had the opportunity to experience Playworks' impact firsthand by playing Partner to Partner, 4-Square, Circle Dodgeball, and Rock Paper Scissors All Star. All of the participants had such a great time that by the end of the recess, one asked if we could do this every week!

And now BBH has adopted one of our schools – The Quincy – in Chinatown. On the first Thursday of each month, 4 or 5 BBH Cares volunteers head over to help Coach D organize and play games at recess. They've volunteered twice already (they even made indoor recess fun and run smoothly!) and they'll be starting to support after-school in December. We want to thank the following volunteers for rocking recess!

BBH Cares Volunteers of the Month

OCTOBER

  • Bryan DiMare
  • Donna Brano
  • Janet Lee
  • Stephen Kouri
  • Mike Dorsey
  • Brian Connerty

NOVEMBER

  • Stacy Travers
  • Siobhán Murphy
  • Anthony Fernandes
  • Matthew Quinn
  • Mike Ryan

Check back once a month for new updates and photos of our honorary BBH coaches!

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