MANCHESTER, NH – The Moore Center will hold its signature Garden Party event on June 20 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Brady Sullivan Tower, 1750 Elm Street. The annual event is one of the organization’s major fundraisers and honors a person or persons who have made a positive impact on the greater Manchester community.
This year’s honoree is Michael L’Ecuyer, president and CEO of Bellwether Community Credit Union.
“Our annual Garden Party event is a wonderful and inspiring time for our community to come together to celebrate the incredible privilege we have of serving others,” said Paul Boynton, president and CEO of The Moore Center. “We are absolutely thrilled to honor Mike, whose tireless efforts in community service continue to make an undeniable impact right here in our own backyard.”
L’Ecuyer joined Bellwether Community Credit Union in 1998 as senior vice president and was named president and CEO in 2001. Before joining Bellwether, he was the senior vice president of retail banking at Safety Fund National Bank in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Previously he held vice president positions in commercial lending at Safety Fund, and Shawmut Bank in Worcester, Massachusetts.
L’Ecuyer serves as trustee and past chair of the Palace Theatre Trust; board chair for NH Business Committee for the Arts; board chair of America’s Credit Union Museum; director of Northeast Delta Dental; committee member for NH Scholars; past chair of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and past director of City Year NH. He received a Good Samaritan Award by Pastoral Counseling in 2016, the Business in the Arts Leadership Award by the NH Business Committee for the Arts in 2014, and a Business Excellence Award by NH Business Review in 2011. He holds an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Elon University.
The Moore Center holds its annual Garden Party to raise funds and awareness for the organization’s mission to serve people with intellectual, developmental and personal challenges, and create opportunities for a good life. Past honorees include Mike Reed, Dick Anagnost, Ethel and Saul Greenspan, The McIninch Family, Adelaide L. Walker, Frances M. and Richard I. Winneg, Lewis M. Feldstein, James C. Schubert, David P. and Dorothy M. Goodwin, Beverly Arel, Ronald J. Rioux, Brady Sullivan Properties – Arthur Sullivan, Shane Brady and David Brady, Frederick B. Kfoury Jr., Nicholas Vailas, Former Governor John Lynch and Dr. Susan E. Lynch, and Raymond Cote.
For more information about the Garden Party, including sponsorship opportunities, call 603-206-2722.
About The Moore Center
For more than 60 years, The Moore Center has provided high quality, cost-effective services with a personal, caring touch to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and acquired brain injuries, as well as services to children and senior citizens and training for the human services workforce. They are state and regional innovators in helping people become productive, fulfilled members of the community. Working closely with each individual, The Moore Center identifies unique needs and creates individualized programs to enhance that person’s quality of life and that of the community as a whole. To learn more, visitmoorecenter.org.