A groundbreaking ceremony has been slated for early next month for the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Dorchester.
The ceremony is to be held at the future site of the institute, next to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, a statement from the institute said.
The ceremony is slated for 10:30 a.m. on April 8. Approximately 500 guests are expected to attend, including national, state, and local elected officials.
The institute, dedicated to the late senator who represented Massachusetts for 47 years in the Senate and became a liberal icon, is dedicated to educating the public about US government and encouraging political participation and public debate.
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