On 11/20, Boston's Joslin Diabetes Center, the world's preeminent diabetes
research and clinical care organization, held its star studded, black-tie
High Hopes Gala at the Westin Copley Place to benefit Joslin's High Hopes
Fund. The High Hopes Fund generates critical support for Joslin's clinical,
research and educational programs. The event was attended by almost 600
supporters and raised $1.5 million. Guests enjoyed performances by legendary
blues guitarist Buddy Guy and The Goonies featuring Shannon Allen, wife of
Celtics' Ray Allen. At the gala, guests enjoyed an up-close view of the rare
45th Anniversary Edition Iacocca Mustang, one of only 45 in the world, that
was raffled-off at the event. The Gala was emceed by "Men of a Certain Age"
actor Brian White, son of Celtics' legend Jo Jo White and Billy Costa emceed
the live auction.
Photos by Randy Goodman and Arthur Pollock