On Monday, November 9th, the Waltham Group was recognized by the Greater Waltham Arc with the "Rags" LaCava Community Service Award at GWArc's Annual Meeting. The award is given each year to a partner of GWArc that has worked extensively to support people with developmental disabilities. Pictured above, receiving the award, are Waltham Group coordinators of the SPECTRUM and Brandeis Buddies programs, as well as Bud LaCava, son of "Rags" LaCava.
meaningful volunteer and educational experiences
The Waltham Group, founded in 1966, is a volunteer community service organization through which hundreds of students participate in outreach programs on campus, in Waltham and the greater Boston community. Through its tutorial, recreational, mentoring and other programs, the Waltham Group responds to the needs of the community and is a center for service and advocacy.