Mary Walachy retires from Davis Foundation after 23 years; praised for early education and literacy initiatives
Mary Walachy, executive director of the Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation, announced Wednesday that she will retire in June. Walachy has been associated with the foundation, which promotes early education and literacy, for the past 23 years. She will continue to represent the Davis Foundation in its role supporting Educare Springfield, a new $14 million early education center at 100 Hickory St. in Old Hill, on land donated by Springfield College. She’ll preform that role through the end of 2020.