15th annual Concussion Legacy Gala draws 400 guests

COPLEY SQUARE — More than 400 guests attended the 15th annual Concussion Legacy Gala, which was held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel. Hosted by Dr. Chris Nowinski, the co-founder and CEO of the Concussion Legacy Foundation (CLF), and Dr. Robert Cantu, CLF co-founder and medical director, the gala’s special guests included veteran news anchor Jill Arrington, who delivered the opening remarks; Hall of Fame sportscaster Andrea Kremer; Matthew Collier, a US Army veteran and former mayor of Flint, Michigan, who serves as the president of CLF board; Sylvia Mackey, Lisa McHale and honored guests Lynn and Murray. He was former professional soccer player and is member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame 2022.

The Concussion Legacy Foundation nonprofit organization based in Boston, with chapters in Canada and the United Kingdom. It was founded by Cantu and Nowinski to support athletes, veterans and all affected by concussions and CTE, to promote smarter sports and safer athletes through education and innovation, and end CTE through prevention and research. CLF is a proud supporter of and collaborator with the Boston University CTE Center.

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All photos by Bill Brett

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