Nicholas chairs tobacco free Mass event honoring Walsh

TOBACCO FREE MASS is holding its Fourth Annual Awards Ceremony and Fundraiser on Thursday, June 23, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Massachusetts Medical Society, 860 Winter Street, Waltham.

Boston Mayor Martin “Marty” Walsh will be recognized for his leadership in reducing tobacco use among young people and for bringing tobacco-free baseball to Fenway Park.

MHA President and CEO Lynn Nicholas, FACHE, who has been a longtime proponent of tobacco-reduction efforts, including MHA’s own “Healing Inside and Out: Mass. Tobacco-Free Hospitals”, is the honorary chair of the event.

Information about sponsorship opportunities, which include tickets to the event, is available by e-mailing Katrin Wynns at kdwynns@gmail.com. Individual $100 tickets are still available.