Roxbury Community Celebrates Cruz Companies 32nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
(From left: Dan Cruz, Jr. Sr. VP, Cruz Companies; Candice Sealy, District Rep. for Congressman Capuano; Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz; Barbara Cruz; John B. Cruz, III, President, Cruz Companies; Tito Jackson, and Roxbury community youth. Photo courtesy of Cruz Companies.)
BOSTON – Thursday, December 14, 2017 – Members of the Roxbury community joined together to celebrate Cruz Companies’ 32nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Cox Building this week.
Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, Councilor Tito Jackson and local residents and youth joined Cruz Companies for the annual celebration. Attendees enjoyed warm apple cider to fight the cold weather and sang along to Christmas carols.
“I’ve been a long-time attendee of the Holiday Tree Lighting,” said Liz Miranda, executive director of the Hawthorne Youth and Community Center. “Cruz Companies is a huge supporter of my agency and the neighborhood we serve.”
About Cruz Companies: Cruz Companies is the oldest and largest minority-owned construction and real estate development firm in the region, responsible for landmark projects and developments. Cruz Companies’ mission is giving back to the community through providing employment and career opportunities to area residents, hiring local minority contractors and businesses, and increasing affordable and market-rate housing.