On Thursday, July 19, North End Waterfront Health Center (NEW Health) won the annual state-wide health center bocce tournament, hosted by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers (MLCHC). The tournament is open to all health centers from across the state. The event was well-attended and enjoyed a crowd of participants, as well as passers-by.
This year over 20 teams participated in the tournament, which was held at the courts in Langone Park. The NEW Health team defeated six opponents in sudden elimination on their way to claim the first place title. The NEW Health team was made up of CEO, Jim Luisi, Ron Menditto, Robert Tanso, and Zach Goodale.
This is the second time in three years that NEW Health has come away with first place honors; they last won the tournament in 2016.