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Joslin Diabetes Center Presented With $80k Check from Fifth Annual ‘Field of Dreams’ Wiffle Ball Tournament and Fundraiser

IMAGE 1 L-R: Jay Herson, General Manager of Boston Athletic Club; June Mattioli, Director of Corporate Relations and Special Events at Joslin Diabetes Center; Paul Fitzgerald, Boston Police Superintendent and event organizer; Rick Price, Vice President of Development at Joslin Diabetes Center; Martha Andrews, Development Officer of Community Programs at Joslin Diabetes Center; Steve Green, Chairman of the Board of the City of Boston Credit Union.

IMAGE 2 L-R: Jay Herson, General Manager of Boston Athletic Club; Paul Fitzgerald, Boston Police Superintendent and event organizer; Rick Price, Vice President of Development at Joslin Diabetes Center; Steve Green, Chairman of the Board of the City of Boston Credit Union.

Boston Police Superintendent Paul Fitzgerald and The City of Boston Credit Union presented Joslin Diabetes Center with a check from the Fifth Annual ‘Field of Dreams’ Wiffle Ball Tournament and Fundraiser. The event, which was held this year on May 10th at the Boston Athletic Club in South Boston, drew more than 500 people and raised $80,000 for Joslin Diabetes Center. Fitzgerald organized 'The Field of Dreams' Wiffle Ball Tournament and Fundraiser five years ago after his nine year old daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.  Since then, the event has raised a total of $280,000 toward finding a cure for diabetes, with this year’s amount raised being the highest. Somerville resident, June Mattioli, pictured to the left of Rick Price of Joslin Diabetes Center, is the Director of Corporate Relations and Special Events at Joslin

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