Playworks New England Get in the Game Breakfast


May 12, 2017


Lenox Hotel in Boston

61 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States


10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Get in the Game Breakfast 2017 in Boston

Playworks will celebrate in Boston on May 12, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. with our annual breakfast featuring games, a photo booth, special guests and more!

You’re invited to join in the fun at the annual Playworks Get in the Game Breakfast on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Lenox Hotel in Boston.

Playworks Get in the Game Breakfast is our annual event where corporate and civic leaders come together to help accelerate learning and health in elementary schools. We will recognize the Martin Richard Foundation for their continued efforts emphasizing the importance of play for all children as this year’s Game Changer. Funds raised at the event will support the expanding efforts of Playworks to bring the power of play to every child in New England and beyond. For a glimpse of the remarkable scope of our past events, please see photos below or visit Playworks Get in the Game Breakfast 2016.

May 12, 2017
7:30 A.M.
Lenox Hotel
61 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 02116

Agenda includes:
Executive Director Welcome
S.E.L. Talks
Gamechanger Award

Special Guests

Junior Coach Kapone, William Monroe Trotter Innovation School

Coach Jaime Lin, The Eliot K-8 Innovation School

Michelle Burnett, Chittick Elementary School


Martin Richard Foundation

Event Leadership Council 

Allison Bauer, Massachusetts Department of Public Health
James Burns, Brown Brothers Harriman
Dave Czesniuk, Boston Ballet
Christopher di Bonaventura, Fidelity Investments
Aidan Donahue, Fidelity Investments
Valerie Fleishman, NEHI
Doug Kangos, PwC
Jordan Krasnow, Goulston & Storrs
Jay McQuaide (Board Chair), Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Dave Newman, Strategy Group Inc.
Ed Orazem , Fidelity Investments
Christine Weithman, Health Management Resources

Event Sponsors

Playworks New England Sustaining Partners

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island. Fidelity Investments. Highland Street Foundation. Jane’s Trust. John Hancock. New Balance Foundation. The Boston Foundation.

For sponsorship information and to RSVP, please contact Jonathan Gay at

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