(Editor’s note: Reposting. Originally published on May 15, 2019) FRANKLIN PARK — 750 guests attended the 16th anniversary Party in the Park Luncheon to benefit the city’s Justine Mee Liff Fund, which was held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in a tent in White Stadium at Franklin Park, the crowning jewel of the Emerald Necklace and the largest park in the system at more than 500 acres. Attendees included: Party in the Park founder Wendy…

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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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THEATER DISTRICT — Nearly 1,000 guests attended the 12th annual Teamsters Local 25 Autism Gala at the Boch Center Wang Theatre on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The event, which was emceed by WBZ-TV news anchor David Wade, raised more than $1 million for area nonprofit organizations that support people with autism and developmental delays. “We’re proud of the contributions Teamsters Local 25 has been able to make within the autism community these last 12 years,”…

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BOSTON — 150 guests attended the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts’ reception to mark the start of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The event was held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center was host by Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts President and CEO Darnell Williams and David M. Gibbons, executive director of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority. Also in attendance were Governor Charlie Baker, Speaker of the Massachusetts House Robert…

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SOUTH BOSTON — The St. Patrick’s Day breakfast, an annual staple for the city’s political leaders, had a new host (state Senator Nick Collins), a new location (the Raymond L. Flynn Black Falcon Cruise Terminal), and many of the same reworked jokes. Or, just new versions of the old yarns. The breakfast featured Collins, Governor Charlie Baker, Mayor Marty Walsh, Senator Ed Markey, Congressman Steve Lynch, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, members of the Boston City Council,…

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