Re-posting this in recognition of Veterans Day. This holiday is important to us at BillBrettBoston.com because of those who served and ensured our rights to publish and so many other freedoms. (Originally posted on September 16, 2019) SOUTH BOSTON — Retired US Marine Corps General John F. Kelly gave the keynote address at Sunday’s rededication ceremony for the Vietnam War memorial in South Boston that honors the lives of the 25 troops who lost their…

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By Carol Beggy SEAPORT – Nearly 1,600 guests attended The New England Council’s annual prestigious New Englander of the Year awards 2019 dinner, which was held on Monday, October 21, at the Seaport Hotel/World Trade Center in Boston. The New England Council is the nation’s oldest regional business organization and the highlight of the evening is the presentation of the New Englanders of the Year awards, which this year went to: • Margaret Brennan, senior…

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BOSTON — 500 guests turned out for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation‘s annual Boston Hot Pink Party, which was held on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the InterContinental Boston hotel. The event swanky gala raised more than $2 million for breast cancer research and the BCRF has awarded more than $8 million in grants this year. New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick and his girlfriend Linda Holliday received the organization’s Carolyn Lynch Humanitarian Award for…

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COPLEY SQUARE — 730 guests attended the annual Whittier Street Health Center’s toast which honored Jim Judge, who is chairman, president and CEO of Eversource Energy. The gala was held at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel and raised more than $925,000. Whittier cares for 30,000 patients annually, 35 percent of whom have no insurance. Among those on hand at the event were Whittier’s President and CEO Frederica M. Williams and Gov. Charlie Baker. All photos…

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BOSTON — Young ambassadors, eighth grade students from each of the cities and towns in the state, gathered at Faneuil Hall as part of Project 351’s annual celebration. Project 351 is a state program aimed at developing the next generation of “community-first service leaders” through youth-led service. Ambassadors are chosen from each of the commonwealth’s 351 cities and towns, from which the program takes its name, by hometown educators. Here are some of their stories:…

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