Annual Awards Breakfast

The 5th Annual Tobacco Free Mass Awards Breakfast

November 21, 2017

Registration is now open!

Tobacco Free Mass will honor Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s President, Laurie Glimcher, for Dana-Farber’s longtime commitment to Tobacco Free Mass and for its continued leadership role in the fight against tobacco and its harms.

We are pleased to honor Beacon Communities, Chris Banthin of the Public Health Advocacy Institute, and Kathleen McCabe of Health Resources in Action for their thoughtful, practical, and effective approach to smoke-free housing.

Ray Considine, past President and CEO of Health Resources in Action and longtime Tobacco Free Mass leadership member, will be our Blake Cady Award winner this year.

John Auerbach, President and CEO of Trust for America’s Future, will be our keynote speaker.

Harold Cox, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences at Boston University School of Public Health, will be our Master of Ceremonies.

There’s still time to show your organization’s support! You can sponsor the event and/or show support for the honorees by placing an ad.

Massachusetts Medical Society
Premium Level Sponsor


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute logo
Premium Level Sponsor


Harvard Pilgrim Health Care logo
Innovation Level Sponsor
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Innovation Level Sponsor
CVS Health
Innovation Level Sponsor


UMass Memorial
Innovation Level Sponsor

Tickets are $100 and may be purchased by going to:

Tickets may also be purchased by sending a check payable to the American Cancer Society; please write “Tobacco Free Mass Awards Breakfast” on the memo line. The check can be mailed to: American Cancer Society-Tobacco Free Mass Breakfast, c/o Gwen Stewart, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

7:15-7:45 a.m. Registration

7:45 a.m. Speaking Program

Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham

Join us in celebration as we reflect on the significant success of Tobacco Free Mass over the last 25 years and look toward an exciting future!