I am a passionate supporter of HOPE worldwide and the work they do for the Cambodian people. Lowell General Hospital partners with, sends equipment to, and provides training for a free-care hospital in Phnom Penh that serves the poor community. Thank you to Hoops for Hope Basketball Fundraiser, the basketball players shooting hoops for 24 hours to raise […]
When I first met Bopha Malone, I was immediately impressed. Bopha has always worked to give back to her community. She is a community bank executive, university trustee, hospital board member, and a leader in many community organizations. On top of that, she is mom to two fantastic kids. Her personal story has given her […]
So inspiring to speak with the Lasell College chapter of She’s The First! They’re an amazing non-profit that provides graduate scholarships to girls in developing countries. We need to make sure everyone has the chance to go to college and reach their full potential.
It was incredibly inspiring to stand with courageous students at the #MarchForOurLives. This moment is one for the history books. We will look back on today as the beginning of the end of the gun violence epidemic. It will be because young people spoke out as they have done so many other times in our […]
After back-to-back major winter storms, it reminded me how tough times can bring us together. Today, we woke up to nearly two feet of snow in some areas. If your neighborhood is anything like mine, you also saw neighbors checking on each other and brave first responders assisting where help is needed. People don’t hesitate […]
I will always be grateful for my mom. She helped my family escape war and genocide. She instilled in me the value of hard work and perseverance. And she empowered me to chase my own American Dream. It hasn’t always been easy. I’ve had to earn the respect of every room I’ve walked into, just […]
When I was three years old, my family escaped the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia. After six years in refugee camps, we came to America with nothing but the clothes on our backs. I understand the plea of Dreamers. They want to achieve their American Dream, just like my family did. They need a voice […]
Please join us for a fun evening in support of Bopha Malone for U.S. Congress! The event will take place on Saturday, March 3 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Sompao Meas Restaurant, 450 Chelmsford St. in Lowell. There will be a four-course Khmer dinner, live band, and dancing. Cash bar. Sign up for tickets here!
On Jan. 15, The Lura Smith Fund and the Middlesex Community College Foundation hosted “Passing The Ball,” the 20th anniversary “Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell on Martin Luther King Jr. Way. More than 350 exuberant guests held hands as they remembered Dr. King and […]
DRACUT — The short speech by Tracy Ingersoll on Thursday night was more than a commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the Greater Lowell chapter of Girls Inc. It was a travel through time for the 250 people who attended. Ingersoll is the organization’s executive director and inspirational leader. The Lowell affiliate that she […]
LOWELL — The field of Democrats vying to succeed U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas has hit an even dozen. Bopha Malone, a vice president at Enterprise Bank in Lowell who came to the United States as a Cambodian refugee when she was 9, told The Sun she is running for Tsongas’ seat in Congress, becoming the […]