created at: 2014-04-08Last night’s North Shore Community Heroes Event at Swampscott’s Congregation Shirat Hayam was a moving evening of tributes to four honorees who were recognized for their many selfless acts of tikkun olam (human kindness).

More than 160 people came to see North Shore residents Shari Cashman, Alan Pierce, Austin Sagan, and Sandy Sheckman receive their North Shore Community Hero awards. The four honorees were selected for their unwavering dedication to the Jewish and North Shore communities, as well as for improving the lives of countless people.

Additionally, the Derek M. Sheckman Teen Leadership award was presented by the North Shore Teen Initiative to Swampscott’s Olivia Forman for her demonstrated commitment to the North Shore Jewish community, working to improve the quality of life for others, and serving as a role model for her peers.

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