CRA Promotes Two Employees

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DALTON, Mass. — The Community Recreation Association has promoted two long-serving employees.

Daniel McMahon will take the new role of director of social services, effective immediately. In this role, McMahon will oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of adult and youth social programming, including planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling program activities. This includes the Dalton Youth Center, after-school programs, camps, teen programs, and family and holiday activities.

Dustin Belcher has been promoted to the new role of director of recreational programming. In his role, Belcher will oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of adult and youth recreational programming, including the fitness center, pool, wellness programs, Pickleball, racquetball, adult sports leagues, youth house leagues, youth travel leagues, sports tournaments and clinics.

"Dan has been with the CRA for 29 years. His knowledge of, and dedication to, our community are extraordinary and his strong programming skills and decades of experience working with our youth make him ideal for this position," said Executive Director Alison Peters. "Dustin has been involved with CRA recreational programs for over 15 years and his wealth of knowledge, experience, energy and new ideas make him a natural fit for this position. We are excited to have these community leaders managing our programming."

The CRA's mission is to build a sense of community by offering social, educational, recreational, cultural and wellness programs to the Central Berkshire community in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment. The CRA is a collaborative nonprofit charitable organization open to all ages since 1923.



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