Image of save the date for DBEDC's 2018 annual fundraiser, Then and Now: Community for All

Reminisce about “Dorchester Then and Now: Community for All,” and join us in honoring local publisher and lifelong Dorchester resident Ed Forry, and the president and CEO of the New England Council, James Brett at Dorchester Bay EDC’s 39th annual fundraiser on Thursday, June 7th, 5:30pm – 8:30pm, at Franklin Park Zoo.

Enjoy our Master of Ceremonies, Frank Holland, award-winning anchor/reporter for NBC 10 Boston and NECN, and live foot-tapping and hand clapping entertainment from Athene Wilson, who are guaranteed to keep the party going.

Sample delicious hot hors-d’oeuvres by Ethnicarib catering, participate in our raffle, see familiar and new faces, and celebrate with some of the coolest zoo animals you’ve ever seen.

Don’t miss an amazing night that everyone will be talking about the next day.

For sponsorship opportunities, contact Angela Yarde (

Purchase individual tickets here.