Retired Judge Rudolph A. Sacco will be honored by The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services their annual UNICO dinner at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at the ITAM Lodge.

Tickets are $30 per person. For reservations and information, call (413) 629-1272 or email

Sacco will receive the agency’s annual Volunteer Recognition Award to acknowledge his long time service as a member of the Brien Center’s board of directors. While on the board, Sacco has served as a member of the Development Advisory Committee and the Nominating Committee.

Sacco, a retired judge of Probate and Family Court, was recently named the 2014 recipient of the Lawrence Strattner Distinguished Citizen Award, for his civic participation and leadership with area organizations and causes.

The Brien Center is a community-based, non-profit agency with a 90 plus year history of providing a continuum of care for children, adolescents, adults and families who suffer from serious and persistent behavioral health disorders.