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Thursday, October 18th 2018

5:30 PM- Cocktail Hour

6:30 PM- Dinner

7:15 Legacy Awards

Waypoint Event Center

185 MacArthur Boulevard, 

New Bedford

WHALE has been saving and restoring historic buildings in New Bedford for almost 60 years. This Legacy Dinner is intended to honor the recipients of the first-ever Legacy Awards; pioneers who helped to form WHALE in 1962, establishing New Bedford’s history and culture as a vital part of the city’s landscape. Funds raised by this dinner will help ensure that WHALE is able to continue this important work for years to come.

2018 LEGACY HONOREES

SARAH DELANO

As board president, Sarah led WHALE through its most productive era. Under her leadership, WHALE restored over 25 projects in the Waterfront Historic District and outlying neighborhoods, including the Zeiterion Theater, the Rotch Jones Duff House, the Hatch properties, and others.

BEN BAKER

Ben was the New Bedford city planner when the waterfront was officially established as a historic district. Ben took the lead in establishing the design review in 1969 and 1970, and with WHALE, guided design review protections under chapter 40C.

 JOHN MARKEY

Mayor of New Bedford for 11 years, from 1972 to 1983. Working closely with WHALE, helped to     establish a tradition of historic preservation in New Bedford.

JOHN BULLARD

Working closely with the Markey administration as agent for WHALE and nearby organizations,  John spearheaded the revitalization of the Waterfront Historic District in the 1970s & 80s.

DINNER OPTIONS

All entrees come with salad of Mixed Field Greens w/ zinfandel vinaigrette. Includes house baked bread, seasonal vegetable medley, choice of roasted fingerling, garlic smashed potatoes or jasmine rice. Also comes with dessert, coffee & tea, & open bar.

Chicken Madeira

Boneless breast of chicken pan-seared with a light Madeira sauce & mushrooms.

New Bedford Scrod

Baked with a citrus apricot butter; topped with homemade seafood crumbs.

Wild Mushroom Ravioli (Veggie)

Served with shallot & white wine cream sauce.

TICKET SALES CLOSED

Tickets will not be available after MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018. Tickets will not be sold after that date and will not be available at the door.

 

SPONSORSHIPS

BRONZE SPONSORSHIP
$2,500
sponsorship
  • Community Investment Tax Credit (50% refund from Massachusetts). Recognition on WHALE’s website and in E-Newsletters. Recognition on WHALE’s social media.
SILVER SPONSORSHIP
$5,000
sponsorship
Community Investment Tax Credit (50% refund from Massachusetts). Recognition on WHALE’s website and in E-Newsletters. Recognition on WHALE’s social media. Your name and logo on event invitations.
GOLD SPONSORSHIP
$7,500
sponsorship
Community Investment Tax Credit (50% refund from Massachusetts). Recognition on WHALE’s website and in E-Newsletters. Recognition on WHALE’s social media. Your name and logo on event invitations. Your name and logo on event signage. Placement of Banner at Legacy Dinner.
PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP
$10,000
sponsorship
Community Investment Tax Credit (50% refund from Massachusetts). Recognition on WHALE’s website and in E-Newsletters. Recognition on WHALE’s social media. Your name and logo on event invitations. Your name and logo on event signage. Premiere placement of Banner at Legacy Dinner.

LEGACY DINNER SPONSORS

Philip DeNormandie

Mary Mandeville

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