COPLEY SQUARE — Narly 1,000 guests attended the 12th annual Boston Winter Ball on Saturday, February 8, 2020, to support the Corey C. Griffin Foundation. The sold-out event, which was held in the glamorous ballroom at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel, raised $1.6 million to support the Boston community through the foundation’s scholarships and student programs. The Boston Winter Ball is an annual black-tie event that caters to social and civically minded young professionals in…

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh with Boston Globe Managing Director Linda Pizzuti Henry, and Henry Richard. PHOTO BY BILL BRETT FENWAY — More than 300 guests attended the kickoff party to support the Boston Marathon team running to raise money for the Martin Richard Foundation, named for the 8-year-old Dorchester resident who was the youngest person killed in the Boston Marathon bomb blasts in 2013. Martin’s father, Bill, reiterated that this is the last year the…

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HULL — More than 150 intrepid swimmers took the plunge at Nantasket Beach on Saturday, February 1, 2020, as part of the 25th annual Drowned Hogs swim to benefit the Wellspring Multi-Service Center in Hull. The swim was followed by a Chowder and Soup “Fest” to benefit Wellspring that was held on the Paragon Boardwalk at the beach. All photos by Bill Brett

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RANDOLPH — More than 600 people attended the ALS One’s 5th annual fundraiser, which was held at Lombardo’s in Randolph. The event, held on Saturday, January 25, 2020, raised more than $250,000 to support research into the devastating disease. For more information on ALS One and the amazing work that they do, click here. All photos by Bill Brett

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