Two exceptional employees were honored with this year’s Ricardo Diaz Memorial Award during the celebration, recognizing the hard work, selflessness and compassion reflective of Diaz’s.
Members of MGH Police, Security and Outside Services presented the colors before the Aug. 17 Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park.
“We have had the privilege of presenting our nation’s flag at various events, however, presenting the American flag at America’s pastime in our nation’s oldest ballpark was truly a humbling experience,” says John Petty III, operations supervisor for MGH Police and Security. “Presenting the colors on the Fenway grass before a near sellout crowd while the national anthem was sung is an honor that we will cherish forever.”
In addition to Petty, the honor guard members were Alan Moulaison, Robert Langhorne, James Harrop, Christopher Beagle, George Ayan and Tara Chipman.
- Feb | 4 | 2021
In January, Mass General staff had the opportunity to take part in three virtual celebrations to honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and illuminate his goals of racial equity and justice.
- Feb | 21 | 2020
On Feb. 14, members of MGH Police, Security and Outside Services visited MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) patients to spread some love in celebration of Valentine’s Day.
- Apr | 5 | 2019
The FBI and law enforcement agencies across the country continue to investigate a growing number of reports related to cybercrime involving fraudulent purchase orders posing as a legitimate business.
- Feb | 22 | 2019
Love was in the air -- the love of sugar, that is -- on Valentine's Day during the 'Sweets & Selfies' event sponsored by the PUPP (Police Uniting with Pediatric Patients) program.
- Nov | 30 | 2018
Members of the MGH Police, Security and Outside Services Department and MassGeneral Hospital for Children Child Life Services – disguised as police, pie and a turkey guy – gobbled up a good time on the pediatric inpatient units the day before Thanksgiving.