Daybreak volunteers honored at State House ceremony

From left to right: Rep. Tim Madden, Brickman's owners Vasska Fondren and Tarni Fondren, Daybreak Clubhouse member Rebecca Perkalis, and Carolyn Eddy, Director of Daybreak Clubhouse. — Photo courtesy of Rebecca Perkalis

Massachusetts lawmakers honored Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition volunteers at the State House on April 10.

Forty-two legislators attended the event to recognize companies for participating in clubhouse employment and recovery center programs, which are funded by the Department of Mental Health.

Representative Tim Madden presented an award to Brickman’s of Vineyard Haven for their committment to Rebecca Perkalis, a Daybreak member and employee for the past 18 years.