BOSTON — 500 guests attended the 12th annual Concussion Legacy Foundation gala, which was held on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the InterContinental Boston hotel. CLF was co-founded by Chris Nowinski, Ph.D., and and Dr. Robert Cantu, on June 14, 2007, when, after seeking help from Dr. Cantu for his own post-concussion symptoms, Chris’s view about concussions was completely changed. Chris realized that after years of playing football he hadn’t been taught the signs of…

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SEAPORT — Several hundred guests attended the Massachusetts Health Council’s annual Awards Gala, which was held on October 22, 2019 at the Seaport Hotel. The evening honored Mayor Marty Walsh, Vic DiGravio, Monica Lowell, and Boston MedFlight with the prestigious Massachusetts Health Council Health Care Star Award for improving and protecting health in the Commonwealth. The night also featured chefs from some of the best hospitals and health care organizations in Massachusetts who competed for…

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BOSTON — Several hundred guests attended a swanky event at the Revere Hotel to join event planner Bryan Rafanelli in celebrating his book “A Great Party: Designing the Perfect Celebration,” which was recently released from Rizzoli. The book’s foreword was written by Chelsea Clinton, whose wedding Rafanelli planned. The event opened with a conversation between Rafanelli and Boston Globe Managing Director Linda Henry. All photos by Bill Brett

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BOSTON — More than 500 guests came together at The Castle in Park Square as the MassGeneral Hospital for Children traveled “to infinity and beyond” and raised more than $2 million on October 19, celebrating its 20th year of supporting pediatric health via its premier event, Storybook Ball! Jennifer and Mark Dolins of Chestnut Hill and Andrea and Justin Rosen of Charlestown co-chaired the “Toy Story”-themed event, which focused on gastrointestinal health and disease in…

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MILTON — Nearly 1,000 people participated in the “Mike’s 5K to Crush Substance Abuse – Run, Walk, Stroll!” on Saturday, October 19, 2019, in Milton. All the money raised goes towards prevention and treatment of substance abuse. The 2019 event was dedicated to the memory of Chris Woodfall, who lost his battle against addiction. The Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (MSAPC), which includes several hundred town residents, is committed to reducing youth substance abuse and…

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