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Five things you need to know today, and breaking out the black tie

Doug Banks, Executive Editor, Boston Business Journal, shares his excitement to attend BAA Honors 2022.

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Breaking out the black tie

Happy Friday, everyone. Got plans this weekend? I’ll breaking out my tuxedo. After trying it on earlier this week, I’m proud to say it still fits — despite that “Covid 20” I put on in 2020 and 2021, and have been trying to lose in 2022. Those of you who have seen me at various events around town know that I’m a bowtie guy. (This wasn’t always the case.) Tomorrow night, the bowtie will be black and extra fancy, and I’ll be joining a whole host of Boston execs and VIPs at the Boston Arts Academy Foundation fundraiser, BAA Honors.

Four Boston leaders will be receiving awards for their professional and civic contributions to the city: Lee Pelton, CEO and president of The Boston Foundation; Lee Michael Kennedy, president and CEO of the Lee Kennedy Co. Inc.; Bryan Rafanelli, founder and chief creative officer of Rafanelli Events; and Kobi Halperin, creative director of Kobi Halperin and UNGARO Paris. Modeled after the annual Kennedy Honors event in Washington, D.C., the annual event is being held in the Boston Arts Academy’s brand-new building, which opened at the beginning of the new school year. You can find out more about the foundation, and the fete, right here..

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