BOSTON — Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito were on-hand to help the Hanover-based Brain Aneurysm Foundation raise brain aneurysm awareness at the 3rd annual Massachusetts State House Event and proclaimed September as “Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month” in Massachusetts. Also at Wednesday’s State House event were Foundation co-founders Deidre Buckley and Dr. Christopher Ogilvy along with BAF Executive Director Christine Buckley. As part of the awareness campaign, several Boston area landmarks were “painted…

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SCITUATE — More than 200 guests attended the performance of Jimmy Keys as part of a night to raise funds for Alice’s House. The event was held at The River Club in Scituate. Jimmy performed showtunes, comedy skits and impersonations, including Mick Jagger, Barry Manilow and Rod Stewart. The event’s emcee and auctioneer Jim Fagan pushed the crowd and the night raised more than $100,000 for Alice’s House. The organization’s founder Janet Gibson explained the…

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NORTH STATION — 400 guests attended John Mitchell’s Summer Bash, which was held on August 29, 2019 at the Greatest Bar. The event raised $50,000 for The Greg Hill Foundation and ALS ONE. The summer-fun tropical bash fundraiser featured fun includes live music and dancing; flamingos (yes, flamingos); food by The Kowloon, The Greatest Bar, and Friendly’s; live auction and loads of laughter provided by the funniest and kindest people around: Lenny Clarke, Steve Sweeney,…

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KINGSTON — More than 200 golfers participated in the 11th annual The Mike, a golf tournament started by Laurie and Mike McKenna to support their autistic son Michael and his school. Michael attends the New England Center for Children in Westborough. More than 200 golfers continued the tradition at the Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston the other day. With the help of friends, family and corporate sponsors like Prudential, Rockland Trust, Blue Cross and…

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FENWAY — A steady stream of well-wishers made their way to Fenway Park the other night to celebrate the release of Boston Marathon race director Dave McGillivray’s new book, “Running Across America.” The children’s book tells young readers (and others, too) about perseverance, something McGillivray lived on his historic run. All photos by Bill Brett

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