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POST-GAZETTE, MARCH 20, 2015 Page 5 New Exhibit Reveals Rich History of West End House Distinguished Alumni Include Leonard Nimoy, Buddy Clark : A Frank De Paso uale Venture :-J Impressed by the character and determination of these boys, James J. Storrow -- for whom Storrow Drive is named -- funded a home for the club in 1906 (at 9 Eaton Street) and changed its name to the West End House. Harvard Law School gradu- ate Mitchell Freiman served as its first director. The foundation of the West End House was its numer- ous clubs, which became the responsibility of its young members. There were more than 90 groups formed around athletic, scholarly and other pursuits. The clubs organized sporting events, socials and renowned decla- Leonard Nimoy (upper right); West End House Brenners mation contests. Track Club. "The West End House was From March 31St through a training ground that August 22"d, The West End allowed immigrant boys to Museum will host a new ex- enter corporate America hibit in its Main Exhibit with the skills they needed Hall. In Pursuit of Excellence: to succeed," said Curator The West End House features Duane Lucia. "Our collec- artifacts, photographs, oral tion of records, photos and history video and memora- stories is extensive. It offers bilia representing over 100 a comprehensive look at how years. Among the club's ~ the neighborhood changed most distinguished alumniL: ~# in the first 50 years of the are Leonard Nimoy and crooner Buddy Clark. The show reception takes place on Friday, April 104 at 6:00 pm. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. Of the West End House, Nimoy said "It was a healthy, thriving place to go. The club offered me an opportunity to be well-rounded. I played basketball and was on a long distance running team. I also got experience in pub- lic speaking there. This was something I was particularly inclined to do. The experi- ence helped me in my career because it taught me how to select appropriate material and then perform in front of an audience." The path to the West End House began in 1903 when West End House 50*h anniversary poster, 1956. a group of immigrant boys formed the Young Men's Excelsior Association to pur- sue mental, moral and physi- cal advancement. The group met where it could, includ- ing the Mayhew School. 20th century." When Frieman passed in 1916, founding member Jacob "Jack" Burnes took over as director. In 1929, under Burnes' leadership, the club constructed a new building on Blossom Street. In 1966, amid urban re- newal, that building was sold to MGH. Determined to continue the legacy of serving immigrant chil- dren and families, in 1971, the club opened its doors at 105 Allston Street in the Allston-Brighton neighbor- hood, where it remains to this day, now known as the West End House Boys and Girls Club. In Pursuit of Excellence: The West End House is free and open to the public during regular Museum hours. The Museum is located at 150 Staniford St. Suite 7, Boston, MA. For more details on this exhibit or the West End Museum, please log on to w ww. The WestEndMuseurru org or call 617-416-0718. LEGAL NOTICE Quattro Grille, Rosticceria & Pizzeria OOO 266 Hanover St. * 617.720.0444 Bricco Boutique Italian Cuisine OOO 241 Hanover SI. 617.248.6800 Mar( Seafood & Oyster Bar OOO 135 Richmond St. 617.723.MARE Trafloria II Panino Boston's 1st Original TrattorJa ooo 11 Parmenter St. 617.720.1336 Umbria Prime 5 Story Steakhouse Oyster Bar & Night Club 000 295 Franklin St. 617.338.1000 Bricco Panetteria Homemade Artisan Breads OOO Bricco Place 241 Hanover St, 617.248.9859 Bricco Salumeria & Pasta shoppe Over 50 Varieties OOO Bricco Place 241 Hanover St, * 617,248.9629 {next to Bricco Panetteria} Loun e~Ni, ht I l~nn~n IOlaO~nOdOs~ ub Gelateria & Cannoli Factory Homemade Oelato & Cannolis OOO 272 Hanover St. 64 Cross St. 617.720.4243 A Blast from the November 1995, 20 Years Ago The Privitera's and Leonard Nimoy at the I00ta anniversary banquet in 1995. Actor Leonard Nimoy came to Somerville and was greeted by his boyhood pal, Attorney (& Mrs.) Frank Privitera. Mr. Nimoy was here to kick-off the exciting I00th anniver- sary celebration of the Elizabeth Peabody House. He joined Privitera and a full house at the Somerville Theater for a Peabody House fundraiser. The two old buddies sported their "I'm from the West End" buttons noting where they both lived and that they had attended school together. i I Mayhew School, West End; Young Men's Excelsior Asso- ciation met here in1904. (Photos courtesy of West End Museum archives) Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI14D3518DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING VIOLET N. DILLREE VS, JASON R. DILLREE To the Defendant: The Plaintiff has filed a Complaint for Divorce requesting that the Court grant a divorce for Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage lB. The Complaint is on file at the Court. An Automatic Restraining Order has been entered in this matter preventing you from taking any action which would negatively impact the current financial status of either party. SEE Supplemental Probate Court Rule 411. You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon Richard S. Cabelus, Esq., Maroun & Cabelus, LLC, 307 Main Street, Woburn, MA 01801 your answer, if any, on or before April 21, 2015. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to file a copy of your answer, if any, in the office of the Register of this Court. WITNESS, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR., First Justice of this Court. Date: March 10, 2015 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 3/20115 All the glory that was Rome ..... 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