BID-Milton to Honor Edward J. Corcoran II with Charles C. Winchester Distinguished Community Service Award

Edward “Ned” Corcoran, a Milton resident and civic leader, has been named the recipient of the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton’s Charles C. Winchester Distinguished Community Service Award for 2017.

The Charles C. Winchester Award, named for longtime hospital and community volunteer Charlie Winchester, is bestowed upon those who possess Mr. Winchester’s remarkable traits: commitment, service and leadership. The award is presented annually at the hospital’s Spring Gala.

This year’s honoree, Edward “Ned” Corcoran, was chosen for his outstanding commitment to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton and the Milton community. Ned is principal of Corcoran & Associates, PC, where he assists clients in developing and improving their properties. He is a leader of various preservation and town revitalization committees, has served as a Town Meeting member since 2006, was a past Milton Foundation for Education Vice-President and Celebration Co-Chair. He has also been a longtime and dedicated coach for Milton Little League, Milton Travel Basketball, and the Milton High School Rugby Team.

As a dedicated supporter of BID-Milton, Mr. Corcoran has served as the hospital’s golf tournament Co-Chair for many years, and is a member of the Board of Overseers and President’s Circle.

“Ned has been a leader in the Milton community and a strong supporter of BID-Milton for many years,” said Rich Fernandez, president/CEO of the hospital. “As a supporter of the hospital, he has displayed all of the attributes that made Charlie Winchester a respected community leader and has helped to improve local access to high-quality healthcare services. We are looking forward to honoring Ned and saying ‘thank you’ at the BID-Milton Spring Gala, Shining a Light on Outstanding Care, on May 6.”

Shining a Light on Outstanding Care

Spring Gala Co-Chairs Debbie and Jeff Marr and BID-Milton Special Events Chair Carol Fallon invite all to support outstanding healthcare in our community by attending the hospital’s 2017 Spring Gala on Saturday, May 6 at Lombardo’s in Randolph. From a delicious dinner to tempting auction items and fabulous entertainment, guests will enjoy a memorable evening. Funds raised will support patient experience programs at BID-Milton, which include neurologic music therapy, the chaplaincy program, therapeutic animal visitation, and improvements to physical spaces that enhance patient comfort and overall sense of well-being. These vital programs reduce anxiety and improve outcomes for patients and their families. To order tickets, become a sponsor or donate an auction item, visit, or call 617-313-1311.