Annual SBTS Bench Ceremony

Sunday, September 15th 2019
11:00 AM
Our SBTS Bench at Deer Island

DO NOT PARK in the usual guest parking by the large buoys.PROCEED to Deer Island’s main gate (Security Gate). Once there, MWRA staff will direct you to a parking lot closest to the bench.  If you cannot walk, golf carts will be available for the short distance to the bench.

For our newer members and guests, this is an annual ceremony to honor those we lost within the past year and to come together and let all of our “angels” know that they are still very much with us. As live flowers don’t fare well on the ocean, SBTS uses silk flowers to match our Angels personalities and tastes.
Each Angel is represented . We reminisce, laugh, cry and hug. (Our usual M.O.) We encourage the Angels’ family members to join us. Please feel free to bring relatives, SOs and spouses. Our Angels are:

Deer Island, which connects to the town of Winthrop, Masschusetts, is accessible by car.

For GPS, the address to use is 190 Tafts Avenue, Winthrop, MA 02152.
From Boston, the Callahan or the Ted Williams Tunnel, follow Route 1A North, McClellan Highway, until first traffic light.
Take right on Boardman Street to rotary, go half way around and continue on Saratoga Street
After passing “Entering Winthrop” sign take first right onto Pleasant Street (Route 145)
Discontinue following Route 145.
At “Stop” sign take a right on Shirley Street
Follow Shirley Street to Elliot Street take a right and follow Elliot Street around to the left.
Take a right on to Tafts Avenue and follow to the end. (Please note the speed limit is 20 MPH)
Check in at Security Gate.

From Revere Beach-
Eliot Circle at south end of Revere Beach
Follow Rte 145 to Tafts Ave
Take a right on to Tafts Avenue and follow to the end. (Please note the speed limit is 20 MPH)
Check in at Security Gate.

Questions or issues, call or text 617-913-9678-Linda C.
Our bench is located on the Boston Harbor side, just past the wind turbines.


Survivors by the Sea selected as the one hundred 2016 honoree

Speechless. Almost!

Survivors by the Sea has been selected as an honoree of the one hundred 2016Below is a copy of the official letter we received from Mass General Cancer Center so you can read it and believe it with your own eyes. Honorees are selected through a public nomination process and celebrated at a spring gala in Boston.

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