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Joe Kennedy III, Patrick Kennedy, and Ambassador Victoria Reggie Kennedy presenting the Award for Inspired Leadership to Governor Chris Sununu on March 26, 2024

Annual Dinner 2024
Tuesday, March 26, 2024


On Tuesday evening, March 26th, co-Hosts Ambassador Victoria Reggie Kennedy and Board Chair Bruce Percelay along with CEO Adam Hinds welcomed approximately 260 guests and supporters to the Kennedy Institute for important conversations and celebration in support of the leadership exemplified by Governor Moore and Governor Sununu.

We were thrilled to welcome honored guest Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Maura Healey and Moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press Kristen Welker served as master of ceremonies.  Kristen moderated a lively discussion with Governor Sununu and Governor Healy on the topics of the day.   Guests also enjoyed a moving rendition of the Star Spangled Banner sung by Philip Lima and a dynamic violin performance during dinner by Rozita Fishta.

Thank you to our sponsors, our host committee listed below and to all attendees.  If you would like to learn more about future events, please visit: Special Events.

Host Committee

Jay Ash
Mike Barnicle
Anne Finucane
The Honorable Joseph P. Kennedy III
The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy
Bruce A. Percelay
Karyn Polito
Bob Rivers
Jane Steinmetz
The Honorable John E. Sununu

For questions, please contact
Maura Callahan


Revisit Past Annual Dinners

Annual Dinner 2024
Annual Dinner 2022
Annual Dinner 2021
Annual Dinner 2019
Annual Dinner 2018
Annual Dinner 2017
Award & Past Honorees

“What counts in our leadership is not the length of years in Washington, but the reach of our vision, the strength of our beliefs, and that rare quality of mind and spirit that can call forth the best in our country and the best in the world.”
Senator Edward M. Kennedy