Cooper Center Honors

January 18, 2013
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(Photo Courtesy state Rep. Jeffrey Sánchez’s Office) Celebrating state and Boston Housing Authority honors for the Hattie B. Cooper Community Center’s over 40 years of service in the Bromley-Heath Housing Development on Dec. 19 are (from left, front row): the BHA’s Anthony Gilardi; Cooper Center Executive Director Lillie Searcy; resident leaders Julia Martin, Anna Mae Cole, Mildred Hailey and Arlena Thomas; (back row) the BHA’s Gerald Casey; BHA Manager Angel Lopez; and crossing guard Mary Martin. The Cooper Center is moving to a new Roxbury location, while Bromley-Heath’s Smart from the Start will move into its 40 Bickford St. space. (Corrected version: A previous version of this information incorrectly identified crossing guard Mary Martin as a police officer.)