By MyFM's Rick Michaels - State Representative Brian Murray of Milford nominated a Milford man for a Portuguese Heritage Award which was recently presented to Paul Braza at the 35th Annual Heritage Day of Portugal at the Statehouse. Representative Murray says it was pleasure to be able to nominated Paul Braza for this prestigious recognition, he’s had a very active and positive role in the community for many years. Braza is the President of Braza Construction and Braza-Mancini Electric he’s the current chair of the Milford Parks Commission, member of the Conservation Committee, a Town Meeting member, as well as a member of the Blackstone Valley Tech School Committee. He has also served as President of the Milford/Hopedale Youth Soccer Association for 16 years while also a member of the Lion' s Club and the Milford Portuguese Club. Murray says the statewide event recognizes Portuguese American residents who have helped improve the Commonwealth and have made significant positive contributions to the Portuguese American community.