21st Century Fund Distinguished Alumni Gala
The 21st Century Fund Distinguished Alumni Gala took place at Brookline High, on November 13. The event raised over $440,000, doubling the amount raised last year. The event honored Robert Kraft, a 1959 graduate of Brookline High. Past honorees have included Conan O'Brien (Class of 1981), Michael Dukakis (Class of 1951), and Michael Wallace (Class of 1935). Over 500 attendees were present to honor and support Mr. Kraft, including Larry Lucchino, CEO of the Red Sox; Chad Gifford, fellow Brookline resident and FleetBoston Financial Chief Executive Officer; Andre Tippet, former Patriots linebacker; and Joe Bergantino, CBS investigative reporter. Lenny Clarke presided over the ceremony.