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MEET THE KING AND QUEEN OF WINTERFEST 2019

Be there at the Opening Ceremony for Winterfest 2019 on Friday, February 22, and witness all the pomp and circumstance that launches the festival weekend!

CHRISTA BROWN

SHAUN McCARTHY

Shaun McCarthy is the Director of the Lowell Working Cities Challenge Initiative. The WCC Lowell Initiative is a collaborative led by the City of Lowell and the Coalition of a Better Acre that also includes CMAA, CTI, Lowell Housing Authority, Career Center of Lowell, Lowell Community Health Center, ACTION (Acre Neighborhood group), Middlesex Community College, UMass Lowell, Northern Middlesex Council of Governments, and Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union. The focus of the Initiative is to improve economic opportunities and diversity/inclusion for all residents and businesses in the Acre neighborhood of Lowell.

Shaun is a Board member for the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association (CMAA). Shaun is also a member of the Megan’s House Board which is a residential treatment home for young women who suffer from opioid addiction.

Christa Brown is the Founder of the Free Soil Arts Collective, an interdisciplinary arts organization serving the Merrimack Valley, proudly supported by funds from the Greater Lowell Community Foundation. She is also the Content Manager for Entrepreneurship for All, a Lowell-based nonprofit with the mission of strengthening communities through inclusive entrepreneurship. A proud Lowell resident, Christa is also an actress and the Creator/Host of the Choice2bHappy Podcast.