Tag Archive: Community Relations

How We Continue to Serve You During This Challenging Period

March 20, 2020 1:40 pm Published by Paul C. Foley

The lawyers and staff of Mountain Dearborn share with all of you the challenges and anxiety created by the COVID-19 virus.

During this difficult time, we all must adjust in how we are working and living.

We wanted to share with you the plans and preparations we have made during this period of uncertainty to ensure that we maintain our commitment to you.

We have, over the course of several years, invested in our remote access. As a result, our employees have been asked to work from home and, effective 5:00 pm on March 20th, we are happy to say that that objective has been achieved.

Our attorneys are confident that, during this difficult time, ...

World War I Veterans Honored by New Memorial in Green Hill Park

November 9, 2018 3:04 pm Published by Dale R. Harger

Lawyers and staff at Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting contribute time and expertise to many Worcester area non-profit organizations, as part of the firm’s commitment to building a better community. Dale Harger’s involvement with the City’s new World War I Memorial is just one example. Dale has served for many years as a Director of the Green Hill Park Coalition, Inc. GHPC holds a Conservation Restriction on Green Hill Park and works closely with the City of Worcester and with other organizations to maintain and improve the park.

A decade after the end of World War I, the City of Worcester constructed a memorial in Green Hill Park and planted nearby a large grove of maple trees in ...

Mountain Dearborn Sponsors 23rd Annual Friendly House Galaxy of Stars

November 20, 2017 5:20 pm Published by Katherine A. Bagdis

Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP will sponsor the 23rd Annual Nick Manzello-Ronald “Sonny” Stultz Friendly House Galaxy of Stars banquet at the Manor Restaurant in West Boylston at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

The Galaxy is Friendly House’s signature event to raise funds for their Youth, Teen and Family Programming, Christmas presents and their Annual Children’s Christmas Party. The event also honors local community leaders who exemplify Friendly House’s mission and reflect the generosity of the Galaxy founder, Nick Manzello, and Friendly House champion Ronald “Sonny” Stulz.

For more details and to purchase tickets, please email Susan Daly at sdaly@friendlyhousema.org. ...

Mountain Dearborn Sponsors March 31 Fundraiser for Nativity School of Worcester

March 27, 2017 3:20 pm Published by Katherine A. Bagdis

Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP will sponsor the 12th Annual Spring Auction to benefit the Nativity School of Worcester, on Friday, March 31, 2017. The Auction will be hosted at the Nativity School, 67 Lincoln Street, Worcester, from 5:30-8:00 p.m.

All proceeds will support the Nativity School, which provides students from low-income homes the opportunity to achieve academic excellence. In existence for 12 years, the School has fostered students’ success and enabled them to gain admission to top-notch high school and college programs.

For more details, and to purchase tickets, please click here. ...

MDW Bake Sale Raises $1,000 and Awareness for Breast Cancer Research

December 16, 2016 1:00 pm Published by Katherine A. Bagdis

What better day than Halloween to sell treats and sweets for a good cause? For many office workers in the Guaranty Building, a special bake sale organized by Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP staff to raise funds for breast cancer research was a welcome midday surprise on October 31.

Our own Barbara Burtt, administrative legal assistant, coordinated a team of MDW bakers, arranged for a table in the Guaranty Building lobby, and enlisted volunteers to staff the table, all “to make a difference in a simple yet important way.” Office staff from Guaranty Management contributed baked goods, as well.

Barbara was inspired by a news story on WCVB-TV about office bake sales during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. ...

Mountain Dearborn & Whiting LLP Sponsors October 27th Fundraiser for Community Legal Aid

October 20, 2016 3:25 pm Published by Katherine A. Bagdis


Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP is proud to sponsor Celebrate 65 Years of Legal Aid in Worcester County, on Thursday, October 27. Congressman Jim McGovern will host the fundraiser at Tuckerman Hall, 10 Tuckerman Street, Worcester, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The evening will include music by The Annulments, surprise VIP guests, as well as a silent auction and live auction. All proceeds will support Community Legal Aid in Worcester County, which provides legal services to individuals who might otherwise not be able to afford an attorney for assistance with issues such as evictions, foreclosures, domestic violence, unfair consumer practices and access to disability benefits.

For more details and to purchase tickets, please ...

Katherine Bagdis Named to Worcester Public Library Board of Directors

August 25, 2016 12:30 pm Published by Katherine A. Bagdis

Attorney Katherine Bagdis, an associate at Mountain, Dearborn & Whiting LLP, has joined the Worcester Public Library Board of Directors. Her nomination to a three-year term was accepted by the Worcester City Council on June 21, 2016.

The Board of Directors is the Library’s governing body, overseeing hiring of the head librarian, setting library policies that ensure equal access to information and the free exchange of ideas, and overseeing management and maintenance, among other responsibilities.

Before joining the Board of Directors, Katie began serving on the Board of the Worcester Public Library Foundation Board, which is responsible for fundraising and for enhancing the public visibility of the Library.

The Worcester Public Library has eight branches throughout the city.  For ...