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Boston Marathon fundraising thank you message

   My name is Scott Austin and I am running the Boston Marathon on April 21st. I am also raising money for Boston's Children's Hospital, a very worthy cause. I am doing this because two years ago my 6 year old son was very sick and received life saving treatment and surgery. That was an eye opening experience and I saw first hand just how important these specialty hospitals are.
     My goal was to raise $6000 for the hospital and I am happy to say after 5 months of fundraising, that goal was reached today. I cannot say enough about the wonderful people in this town who stepped up and contributed to this very worthy cause. I would like to publicly thank a few of the many right here, so others in town can know just how charitable our town can be.
Tewksbury Credit Union
Tewksbury Firefighters Local 1647
Tewksbury Police Patrolmans Union
Marc Ginsburg, and the Tewksbury Country Club
John Lyons, Director of Community Services for the Town of Tewksbury, Father Daughter Dance
Al Fresca
Holt and Bugbee
JB Butcher
Pizza Mia
Piezanos
Lisa's Pizza
GS Security
Farmer and Dee Funeral Home
Griffin Greenhouse
Reicheld Orthodontics
   
I also want to thank friends and family who donated. There are way too many to list here. I want people to know these businesses and organizations above are great for the community, and I want to thank them.
  Sincerely,
   Scott Austin
Scott Austin February 19, 2014 at 01:14 PM
I forgot Anderson Flooring, Vonkahl Insurance, and the Tewksbury VFW.
Bob February 19, 2014 at 02:15 PM
Scott - Nicely done and good luck in the marathon.

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