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    Alums and parents participate in charity event

The American Airlines Celebrity Ski Event, which benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, took place on March 2-5, in Vail, Colo. American Airlines, in partnership with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, has sponsored the event for the last 15 years, raising more than $12 million; proceeds have been used to better the lives of children with the disease and to fund research and development efforts. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is headed by Robert J. Beall, M.D., father of Tom Beall ’93.

This year’s event included celebrity ski races and an auction on Saturday night to benefit the cause. The musical group Firefall provided entertainment for the skiers after long days on the slopes. Celebrities participating in the races included Boomer Esiason, Dan Jansen, former Vice President Dan Quayle and his wife, Marilyn, Jim Palmer, and Rosie O’Donnell.

Bernie Willett, father of Erin ’00, was in charge of organizing the fund-raiser for American Airlines. Erin Willett, Amy Winnewisser and Elizabeth Brown, all members of the Class of 2000, volunteered their time in support of this effort.

Holy Cross Club of Boston Scholarship Golf Tournament

The fourth annual Holy Cross Club of Greater Boston scholarship golf tournament will be held at Shaker Hills Golf Club in Harvard, Mass., on Wednesday, June 14, 2000, at 12 p.m. The $150 charge per golfer includes the cost of a cart, greens fees, prizes and box lunch and dinner. The net proceeds from the Shotgun Scramble Scholarship Tournament support the Holy Cross Greater Boston scholarship fund. Each year the club awards four-year scholarships to deserving students; approximately $32,000 is given out annually. For more information about the tournament, call Christopher O’Hara ’83 at (617) 720-2626 or e-mail him at cohara@toddweld.com.




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