COPLEY SQUARE — 325 guests attended Hellenic Women’s Club’s 73rd Mistletoe Ball, which was held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel on November 30, 2019. The event, which since 1946 has helped kick off the Boston holiday season, offered dinner and dancing to music by Orfeas and Eye 2 Eye. The philanthropic Hellenic Women’s Club presents scholarships to several young women annually based on their leadership, community service, and academic success. The evening raised more…

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QUINCY — Quincy’s own Uncle Sam Rounseville used the occasion of his 80th birthday to raise money for the Lions Club, specifically the organization’s effort to work with those who are blind or visually impaired. Uncle Sam’s wife Jean Kenney threw the party at Alba’s restaurant. The couple has been using his birthday as a fundraiser for more than a decade. All photos by Bill Brett

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DORCHESTER — Northeast Arc announced the winners of the third year of The Arc Tank competition, The Arc Tank 3.0, which was created to positively disrupt conventional methods of providing services to persons with disabilities. The winners were selected by a panel of judges who heard their pitches at an event held Nov. 19 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, a partner in the initiative. Chosen from nearly 100 submissions, the winning proposals received…

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