By MyFM's Rick Michaels - This year’s recipient of the Butch Moore “You Touched Upon My Life Award” will be presented to a Milford resident, who continues to make a huge difference in the lives of so many families in Milford and the MyFM Listening area, overseeing the Milford Community Program, coordinating the Milford Area Special Olympics programs. Jennifer Walsh provides year round training and competition programs for children and adults with development disabilities with over 250-athletes and over 70-volunteers. Along the way Jen was named the 2013 Special Olympics North America Coach of the year the same year she was recognized, “ Outsanding Teacher of the Year”, awarded by the former Senator Louis Bertonazzi Foundation. Jen was also recognized as an Unsung Heroine for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and in 2006 became a member of the Special Olympics Hall of Fame. The Butch Moore “You Touched Upon MY Life Award” was created in honor of Butch Moore and is named after his signature song, about a man that touched so many lives as Butch did with his music, big heart and generosity. Butch was a local singing legend along with his wife Maeve they toured the country, Ireland and Europe until Butch passed away in 2001, after which the award was created. The official presentation will take place at the “MY-FM 101.3/Milford Area Chamber of Commerce/St. Patrick’s Day, Business After Hours event, which will take place Wednesday evening March 11th at the Southside Bar and Grill in Milford…where Jennifer Walsh of Milford will be given the 2020 Butch Moore “You Touched Upon My Life Award”. There will also be LIVE Irish Music and food plus door prizes, call theMilford
Area Chamber of Commerce 508-473-6700 for tickets and more information.