A retirement dinner honoring U.S. District Court Chief Magistrate Judge Charles B. Swartwood III will be held April 27 in Worcester. Swartwood, who was appointed the first full-time magistrate judge in Worcester's U.S. District Court in 1993, served as president of the Worcester County Bar Association in 1979 and the Massachusetts Bar Association in 1988.
The event, which is sponsored by the Worcester County Bar Association, the MBA and the Federal Bar Association, will take place at 6:30 p.m. at Union Station The Restaurant at Two Washington Square in Worcester. Tickets are $50 a person. Advance registration is required before April 15. Contact the WCBA office at (508) 752-1311 for information.