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Rockland Trust Charitable Foundations Grants $45,000 to MassBay Community College

Pictured left to right: Brian Kelly, SVP, Retail Market Manager at Rockland Trust; Thomas Golden, VP CRA Officer at Rockland Trust; Andrea Borowiecki, VP of Charitable Giving and Community Engagement at Rockland Trust; Jeanne Travers, Charitable Foundation Coordinator at Rockland Trust; David N. Podell, MD, PhD, President of MassBay Community College; Alastair Ironside, Chief Marketing Officer at Rockland Trust 

About Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation, Inc.                                                             

The Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation's mission is to strengthen the communities served by the Bank. We enable individuals and their families to access opportunity and improve the quality of their lives. To date, the Foundation has distributed more than $8 million in grants to qualified non-profit organizations in the communities served by Rockland Trust. For information about the Rockland Trust Charitable Foundation, please visit 


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MassBay Community College is the most affordable higher education option in MetroWest Boston, offering a robust portfolio of courses and more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs with flexible day, evening, and weekend classes in Ashland, Framingham, Wellesley Hills, and online. MassBay students receive an unmatched educational value by earning stackable credits that transfer to bachelor’s degree programs, and workforce-ready skills necessary to advance careers in high-demand fields such as health and life sciences, automotive technology, engineering, business, cybersecurity, and the humanities. MassBay’s Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) and Practical Nursing (LPN) programs were both ranked as the #1 Nursing Program in Massachusetts in 2020-2021 by national nursing advocacy organizations, and Since its founding in 1961, MassBay has been accredited by several governing bodies and remains firmly committed to its mission of meeting the needs of the diverse local communities it serves. We value the intrinsic worth of all individuals, collectively in pursuit of inclusiveness and prioritize our work towards achieving equity within our community and beyond.