The following Jamaica Plain individuals, businesses and organizations have received recognition.

Community Servings is the beneficiary of $435,000 raised by the annual LifeSavor Dinner Party.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will receive the 13th annual John Gould Education & Workforce Development Award from Associated Industries of Massachusetts.

Josh Raisler Cohn, a third year law student at Northeastern, will be honored by the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild.

Margarita Muniz, of the Friends of the Rafael Hernandez School has been honored with a $5,000 award to the school by the Mary Cronin Stone Trust.

Sonia Chang-Diaz, among others, was honored as part of a new generation of “firsts” by Get Konnected. Chang-Diaz is the first Latina to get elected to the Massachusetts Senate.

Jessica Welch, along with Kara Becker, Lynn Freedman, Anne Giovanni and Steve Miller, will run the Boston Marathon to benefit Community Servings.

John Mears is helping to revitalize neighborhoods in Boston as an AARP Create the Good volunteer with Rebuilding Together Boston.

The Italian Home for Children has received a grant from Newman’s Own Foundation in support of their after-school program.

Marvin G. Hernandez, Pfc. in the Army National Guard, has graduated from the Field Artillery Firefinder Radar Operator Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, OK.

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