SOUTH BOSTON — 150 guests attended Team Fitz’s 15th annual Derby Day fundraiser, which was held at Amrheins in South Boston on May 7, 2022. The Kentucky Derby-themed event raised money for the Pan-Mass Challenge, which supports the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Team Fitz was formed in 2008 to participate in their first Pan-Mass Challenge. It is named for Kevin W. Fitzgerald, “a wonderful husband, father, brother, state tepresentative, coach, sponsor and mentor,” who lost his…

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BOSTON — Some 200 guests attended the New England Conservatory’s “Happening” Annual Scholarship Gala, which was held on April 30, 2022 at the Four Seasons, One Dalton Street. NEC President Andrea Kalyn and Board of Trustees Chair Kennett F. Burnes announced that the event raised more than $1.2 million to support scholarships for NEC’s talented and committed musicians in both NEC’s Preparatory School and the College. The NEC Happening Gala included a forward-thinking mix of…

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RANDOLPH — More than 500 guests attended the Friendship Home’s 13th annual Circle of Friends Gala that was held at Lombardo’s in Randolph to support the Home’s work with those with developmental disabilities and their families. The event raised more than $500,000 and included an auction run by Jim Fagan that included tickets to the US Open and the Paul McCartney concert at Fenway Park. Hingham residents PJ and Lizzy Antonik, who own Oak Development and…

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 SOUTH BOSTON — More than 250 guests attended the Catholic Charities Labouré Center’s 38th annual Spring Reception, which was held at the Exchange Conference Center. The guest of honor was Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys and the Claddagh Fund, which were awarded the Labouré Center Jack Shaughnessy Service Award. It was presented to Casey and the band’s fund by Governor Charlie Baker and Michael Shaughnessy. All photos by Bill Brett

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