|Bob Keeley, President of
DPM (left) & Bob Shapiro Chairman of the New England Chapter. (© 2012 National MS Society)
NEWTON, MA — Diversified Project Management, (DPM), a Newton, MA-based owner's representative consulting firm, announced that President & Founder, Bob Keeley was awarded with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Corporate MileStones Award at the organization's annual MileStones Gala on May 10th.
The MileStones Gala, the Society's signature event in Boston, was attended by 285 people and over $283,000 was raised through sponsorships, ticket sales, advertisements, the silent and live auctions. Past honorees include Gil Santos (Voice of the New England Patriots), Phyllis Rubin (Bernie & Phyl's Furniture), and Richard Slifka (Global Petroleum).
"It was truly an honor to receive this award on behalf of DPM and my family," said Bob. "Having a personal connection to MS and knowing the advancements that have been made possible through the Society's programs makes me proud to be a part of the organization. The funds raised through events like this, fund the research that will find the cure for MS and I am sincerely appreciative for the generosity of all of those who participated."
Bob has been an active supporter of the National MS Society since his mother's diagnosis in 1985. In addition to serving on the Board of Trustees of the Greater New England Chapter, he participates in many Society fundraising events, and hosts the annual DPM Golf Classic, which to date, has raised over $700,000 for the Chapter.
"We are so grateful to Bob and for having him as part of our fundraising and awareness efforts over the years," said Chapter President & CEO Arlyn White. "With his continued leadership through his seat on the Chapter Board, we know in our hearts that the best is yet to come."