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A few thoughts about our year in Hamilton: part 2

June 7, 2017 9:01 am Published by Comments Off on A few thoughts about our year in Hamilton: part 2

Good evening. After the Hamilton Board of Selectmen meeting on May 1, 2017 Harborlight Community Partners (HCP) has received numerous requests to address some key items raised in that meeting and over the last year and a half. This is the second of two short pieces meant to be our public response (first piece) While this is in no way...


A few thoughts about our year in Hamilton: part 1

June 1, 2017 1:02 pm Published by Comments Off on A few thoughts about our year in Hamilton: part 1

Good evening. After the Hamilton Board of Selectmen meeting on May 1, 2017 Harborlight Community Partners (HCP) has received numerous requests to address some key items raised in that meeting and over the last year and a half. This is the first of two short pieces meant to be our public response.  The second piece will follow shortly.  While this...


A Word About Why We Do This Work

May 16, 2017 1:19 pm Published by Comments Off on A Word About Why We Do This Work

By Andrew DeFranza The following is an excerpt of Andrew’s speech at the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce Leadership Series event on 4/2/2017. Glad to be here with all of you in this excellent place. Special thanks to John Somes and the good folks at the Greater Beverly Chamber of Commerce, my long time friend and missional co conspirator Meg Kelley,...


Caring for others in the most mundane ways through hard work, compassion, kindness.

April 13, 2017 1:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Caring for others in the most mundane ways through hard work, compassion, kindness.

My name is Mike McFadden and I am the Turtle Creek maintenance man.  I have been working for Harborlight Community Partners (HCP) for over 8 years.  Here is my point of view on the work we do at HCP. Andrew DeFranza, our executive director, asked me to give a few thoughts on my experience at HCP with regard to our company...