Category: Above & Beyond

Oct 10

Take the #CottonSwabChallenge

Barry Norton and his family.

Last week, Barry Norton asked for our help finding a bone marrow match for his son Joseph who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. He didn’t stop there. Barry has been talking to people all over and is already receiving some great support from his community. Mayor Burke, of Medford (Barry’s hometown) has pledged her support …

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Oct 09

Photos from today’s event to send aid to Puerto Rico

Today, Local 589’s executive board joined with others this morning to help our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico by donating needed supplies and a monetary gift. We’d like to thank the membership for making this kind of donation possible. We would also like to thank Joseph Cerbone, Patrick Hogan, Peggy LaPaglia, Jose Cruz, Miguel …

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Aug 20

Job Well Done Yesterday!

A lot of well-deserved praise has been bestowed on our brothers and sisters with the Boston, State and MBTA Police Departments for their efforts to carryout a safe rally yesterday and keep our city safe. However, we would also like to thank all our members who helped the over 40k people get safely in and out …

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