Massachusetts Operation Military Kids Program

Massachusetts Operation Military Kids (OMK) supports children of military service members before, during and after deployment by building statewide networks that educate citizens on the impact of deployment on communities, families and youth, as well as providing educational, recreational and social programs for children of military families. It is a program of the Extension 4-H Youth Development Program, UMass Extension and the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment.

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Program Start (and End Dates): 

August 1, 2006


Hanscom Air Force Base
Bedford, MA 01730
United States
Maureen Serrecchia
Massachusetts National Guard and Army Reserve - Family and Youth Programs
14 Minuteman Lane
Wellesley, MA 02481
United States
Cheryl Kirkwood
Westover Air Reserve Base
100 Walker Ave
Chicopee, MA 01022
United States
Erin Creighton
Otis Air National Guard Base
58 Reilly St
Buzzards Bay, MA 02542
United States
Jennifer Cesaitis
Barnes Air Guard Base
175 Falcon Dr
Westfield, MA 01085
United States
Sue Hamlett
New England Farm Workers' Council
1628 Main St 2nd fl
Springfield, MA 01103
United States
John Bynoe III
MA Dept of Elem and Secondary Educatio
75 Pleasant St
Malden, MA 02148
United States
Bill Parks
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield
28 West Silver St
Westfield, MA 01086
United States
Ruth Provost
Boys & Girls Club of Cape Cod
Box 895
Mashpee, MA 02649
United States
Julie Frederick
Hanscom Air Force Base
20 Schilling Circle
Hanscom, MA 01731
United States

Program Director: 

Linda Horn

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Linda Horn

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Natural Sciences/Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment
College of Natural Sciences/Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment/UMass Extension

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