Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Framingham-based Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism held its 10th Annual Flutie Bowl Monday Night at Kings in Dedham.
The Framingham-based Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism held its 10th Annual Flutie Bowl Monday Night at Kings in Dedham. Doug Flutie along with sports, television and radio celebrities bowled to raise money for the foundation. The Foundation, created in 1998 by Flutie and his wife Laurie, was named for their son, Doug, Jr. who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3. He is now 21. Autism is a neurological disorder that impacts the normal development of the brain in the areas of social interaction and communication skills. Autism now affects one in 88 children in the United States. The night also included a silent auction with autographed sports memorabilia and ended with a performance by The Flutie Brothers Band, featuring Doug on …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Tickets are still on sale for the event, all proceeds will help "improve the quality of life for people and families living with autism."
New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington will join Doug Flutie and other celebrity guests tonight at Kings ,600 Legacy Pl. in Dedham, for the 10th Annual Flutie Bowl. Some celebrities that are expected to come include former New England Patriots Max Lane, Kevin Faulk, Eric Alexander, Joe Andruzzi, Tim Dwight, and Jermaine Wiggins. Former Boston Bruins Bob Sweeney and Lyndon Byers; Sportscaster for the Boston Celtics, Coach Willie May; Former Boston Celtics' player Dana Barros; Boxer Richie LaMontagne; WZLX personalities Pete McKenzie and Kevin Karlson; Bianca de La Garza and Mike Dowling from WCVB; NESN’s Jayme Parker; Actor David Alan Basche and Actress Alysia Reiner. The event starts at 6 p.m. and spectator tickets are on sale…
Monday, January 23, 2012
The Flutie Bowl, a School Committee Rehabilitation meeting and the National Honor Society.
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Today’s forecast calls for showers with a high of 47 degrees. Temperatures won’t move much overnight with a low of 43 forecast. 2. The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony will be held tonight at 7 p.m. at Dedham High School. 3. Help find a cure for autism through the 9th Annual Flutie Bowl, held tonight at 6 p.m. at Kings Dedham. This year’s event will carry a Mardi Gras theme and include food, bowling a performance from the Flutie Brothers Band. Tickets range are offered in $50 and $100 tiers. 4. The School Committee Rehabilitation Committee will meet at the Town Hall tonight at 6 p.m. The group will …
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Today's weather, Endicott Commission meeting and blood for coffee.
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Doug Flutie will once again hold his annual event at Kings in Dedham.
For the ninth year, athletes and local celebrities will join Doug Flutie for the annual Flutie Bowl, held at Kings on Jan. 23 from 6-10 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, a charity that Doug and his wife, Laurie, established in honor of their son Doug, Jr., who was diagnosed with autism at 3 years old. The Flutie Bowl will include a performance by The Flutie Brothers Band featuring Doug Flutie on drums, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction including authentic autographed sports memorabilia and other one-of-a-kind items. “The Flutie Bowl is about bringing people together who really care about the autism community – including our dear friends, supporters, and local companies,” said Doug …