KINGSTON — 250 guests attended the Emmy’s Angels 3rd annual Hearts for Hearts gala at Indian Pond Country Club on Saturday, February 29, 2020. The gala was held in memory of Emily Cipolletti and was organized by her siblings (Peter, Kate and Charlotte, who are featured in Bill Brett’s sixth book, “Boston: Game Changers”) in support of Boston Children’s Hospital. Emily passed away in 2016 from a rare heart disease. The money raised will support…

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DORCHESTER — More than 500 guests packed Florian Hall when Henry Richard’s 18th birthday was turned into a night of fundraising for Team MR8 and its Boston Marathon team. Henry is the brother of Martin Richard, who was killed when bombs went off near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. The entertainment included the Fenian Sons and DJ Dave Solimine, and Henry’s sister, Jane, a singer, was also on hand. All proceeds benefit…

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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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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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