Friday, May 17, 2013
Tanner Tavern was packed full of people who payed a donation to support Marc Fucarile, a Stoneham man and father injured in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Tanner Tavern was filled to the brim with people drinking, eating and jiving to live music for a good cause last night. The crowd gathered to help raise funds for Marc Fucarile, a Stoneham man injured in the Boston Marathon bombings who is the only remaining Boston Marathon victim at Mass General Hospital. He has already lost his right leg and doctors are trying to save his left through various surgeries and medical procedures. The event was organized by Woburn Firefighter Joe Foley, with the help of many other volunteers, including members of the Stoneham Fire Department. The fundraiser featured raffles, live music, Comedian Lenny Clark and food and drinks. People payed a $10 donation for entry. Along with the money raised by entry and …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The fundraiser will feature music, drinks and lots of raffles. There will even be local "celebrity" bartenders from both the Woburn and Stoneham Fire departments, and possibly both towns' police departments, as well.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Hair Cuttery salons throughout the Boston area, including the salon in Woburn, held a cut-a-thon on Sunday, April 28th to raise money to support the victims and families affected by the Marathon bombings.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Last Saturday, Today's Fitness Center held a fundraising fitness classes for the families of Marc Fucarile, Jacqui Webb, JP Norden and Paul Norden, who were injured in the bombings.
An exercise-themed fundraiser to help support four people injured in the Boston Marathon bombings and their families was a big success. Last Saturday Today's Fitness Center held a fundraising fitness classes for the families of Marc Fucarile, Jacqui Webb, JP Norden and Paul Norden, who were injured in the bombings. The fundraiser workout was open to all people, members and non-members alike. Tayla Shaheen of Today's Fitness Center said the event had a good turnout. "The event was a huge success," she said. "Over 40 members and nonmembers came, including men and women of all ages, and we raised $900 as of now, with more money still coming in. Everyone really enjoyed the event!" Want to help? A charity account has also been set up at TD Bank…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Stop by Bittersweet Bakery for lunch or a snack and help raise money for those injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Stop by for lunch or a snack and help raise money for those injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.
In the wake of the tragic events at the Boston Marathon last week, a local business is stepping up to raise funds for the victims. Bittersweet Bakery, located at 385 West Cummings Park, is hosting a luncheon fundraiser tomorrow, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. If the weather is nice the event will be held outside at West Cummings Park. If it rains it will be held inside the bakery. Bittersweet will be selling a selection of breakfast pastries, cupcakes, vegan cookies, gluten-free desserts, sandwiches, salads and drinks for sale. 100 percent of the sales will be donated to The One Fund Boston to benefit the victims of the attack. For more information on Bittersweet check out their web site.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Friends and family of Bob Jankowski, who is battling cancer, are holding a fundraiser at the Woburn Sons of Italy this Friday.
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Friday, January 4
The following is a guest article: The friends and family of Bob Jankowski are holding a fundraising event on Friday Jan. 4 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Sons of Italy in Woburn to raise money to support Bob's ongoing fight against cancer. Bob was diagnosed with colon cancer in June, 2009. He underwent surgery to have the cancer removed, but in August the doctors found that it had spread to his liver. In October of the same year, he had 60% of his liver removed. In March of 2010, he was given a clean bill of health and he was able to return back to work. By the fall of 2010, the cancer had spread to his lungs and his liver; he was told he would be on chemo therapy for the rest of his life. Bob has been a Master Mason for 27 years at Simonds …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Father of two was struck by a car in October and died several days later.
The Pop Warner community will come together tonight, to raise money for the family of a father killed by an elderly driver in October. Allen Fisher, 31, was struck by a car Oct. 9 as he walked across Washington Street after his son's Pop Warner E2 Trojans football practice at Leland Park. He was rushed to Mass General Hospital where he endured several surgeries before lapsing into a coma. Allen Fisher died of his injuries last month. Tonight's fundraiser will be held at the Sons of Italy on Lexington Street. Doors open at 7 p.m.; tickets are $25 each. Hosting the event is WAAF DJ Anthony Parziale (Spaz). There will be refreshments, raffles and a silent auction. About 200 people have confirmed they will attend via a Facebook page set up …