Save the Date!

8th Annual Community Leadership Breakfast

Connecting local business and local needs for a stronger MetroWest

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:30 to 9:30 AM

Boston Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton

The 8th Annual Community Leadership Breakfast will provide an opportunity to engage 350 corporate decision makers and civic leaders in conversation, and will highlight the Foundation’s work to make MetroWest a stronger, more sustainable community. The event is designed to explore how companies incorporate corporate and community philanthropy into their business models. Our region is home to thriving businesses, and we recognize that giving back to our local community is an essential part of a conscientious and successful business model.

Garry Holmes, RW Holmes Realty
Jack O’Neil, National Development

Woolsey S. Conover, Foundation for MetroWest Trustee Emeriti and Founder Trustee
John Harthorne, Founder, MassChallenge

John HarthorneJohn is the Founder and Former CEO of MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. No equity and not-for-profit, MassChallenge is obsessed with helping entrepreneurs across any industry. They also reward the highest-impact startups through a competition to win a portion of several million dollars in equity-free cash awards. Through MassChallenge’s global network of accelerators in Boston, Israel, Switzerland, Mexico, Rhode Island, Austin and Houston, and unrivalled access to corporate partners, MassChallenge entrepreneurs are creating a massive impact - driving growth and creating value the world over. To date, 1,975 MassChallenge alumni have raised over $4.3 billion of funding, have generated over $2.5 billion of revenue, and have created over 120,000 jobs.

Corporate sponsorship and advertisement opportunities are now available.

To learn more, contact Ayla Walker, 508.647.2260.



GOLD SPONSOR                                

The TJX Companies, Inc.

SILVER SPONSOR                               

Middlesex Savings Bank R.W. Holmes                           


Carol and Jack O'Neil






BRONZE SPONSOR                              

Consigli Construction Co., Inc.
Global Organics, Ltd.
Wellesley Bank Charitable Foundation

PARTNER SPONSOR                             

Canby Financial Advisors
Deland, Gibson Insurance Associates, Inc.
Janitronics Building Services
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP.


Want to know more? Check out the 2018 Community Leadership Breakfast.