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POST-GAZETTE, JUNE 6, 2014 Page5 Kiwanis Club of East Boston - Divisional Interclub Guest Speaker Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross A Frank De Pasquale Venture William Gross is a 28 year veteran of the Boston Police Department. As a Patrol Officer he spent many years in the Gang Unit and Drug Control Unit, and was also an Academy Instructor. In 2004 he was promoted to Sergeant, and in 2006 was rated a Sergeant Detective. The majority of these super- visory years were spent in District C 11 - Dorchester. In 2008 Police Commissioner Edward Davis promoted William to Deputy Superin- tendent, at which time he became a member of the Command Staff of the Department. For the next 21/2 years William Gross was the Commander of Zone 2, which is comprised of Area B-2 Roxbury & Mission Hill, Area B-3 Mattapan, Area C-11 Dorchester and Area C-6 South Boston. In this role he coordinated with Dis- trict Captains in their development of strate- gies to address crime trends, and attended community meetings to address specific neighborhood crime con- cerns. In 2010 he became the commander of the Field Support Division, which in- cluded command over the Youth Violence Strike Force (Gang Unit) and the School Police Unit. In 2012 he was promoted to Superintendent, Night Commander. In 2014, William Gross was selected by Police Com- missioner William Evans to be the Superintendent-in- Chief of the Department, the first African American Chief in the history of the Bos- ton Police Department. Throughout Chief Gross' career with the BPD he has main- tained a strong connection with the com- munity, and has been awarded numerous awards for bravery, meritorious service, and community partnership. East Boston Republican Ward Committee to Meet The East Boston Republican Committee meets Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the East Boston YMCA. The Committee invites East Boston residents who are reg- istered as undeclared (unenrolled) voters or as Republicans to attend. The East Boston YMCA is at 215 Bremen Street (near the corner of Porter Street) in East Boston. The MBTA station closest to the YMCA is the Blue Line's Airport station. Please call Chris Morton at (617) 569-4075 for more information about this meeting. MASS FALLEN HEROES SETS LINEUP FOR "Fenway for the Fallen" Celebrity Softball Game at Fenway Park this Friday! Kevin chapman (Person of Inter- est), Ken Casey (Dropkick j Murphys), Lenny Clarke, Tony V, Brooke Baldwin (CNN Reporter), Paul Wahlberg (Wahlburgers), ]ll Jimmy Dunn (Comedian; CBS' The McCarthys), Danny Pine (Law & Order SVU), Tiffany Ortlz, Ernie Boch, U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch; Luia Tlaat, Off Can Boyd & Kevin Millar (Boston Red Sox Legends); Charlie Moore, Bianea Wilfozk, Linda llon- day, Gold Star Family members and .mili- tary combat veterans playing in honor of those who served and made the ultimate sacrifice in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Mass Fallen Heroes hosts its inaugural "Fenway for the Fallen" celebrity softball game featuring an all-star lineup of Boston and national celebrities, Boston sports leg- ends, media personalities, Gold Star Family members and mili- tary combat veterans (some com- bat wounded) on Friday, June 6, 2014 from 3:00-6:00 pm (celeb- rity softball game event is free and open to the public). 6:00- :00 pm (VIP after-party ticketed ent) in EMC Club, Fenway Park, Gate D - Yawkey Way. The event sup- ports Mass Fallen Heroes and its goals of honoring the fallen with a public memorial breaking ground in Boston's Seaport District this fail; and providing advocacy services for local veterans and families of the fallen serving in the Global War on Terrorism since 2001. General admission and VIP after-party tickets are available by visiting www.mass For more details, call 617- 326-6042 or emafl NEWSEUM D.C.- :j Smithsonian Institution ,t,a,p,,, POST-GAZETTE  l mZZTTA d ws/xtmI'rs) Proudly featured in "One Naton Wth News for All." . WWW.BOSTONPOSTGAZETTE.COM Bricco Boutique ItalianCuisine 241 Hanover St. 617.248.6800 Trattoria II Panino Boston's Ist Original Trattoria 11 Parmenter St. * 617.720.1336 Quattro Grill, Rosticceria & Pizzeria 266 Hanover St. 617.720.0444 GiGi Gelateria 50 Flavors of Homemade Gelato 272 Hanover St. * 64 Cross St. 617.720.4243 N.E. Scene Boston Magazine A Magazine of Food, Wine, Tradition, Travel & Culture 256 Hanover St. 617.570.9199 Mar6 Seafood & Oyster Bar 135 Richmond SL * 617.723.MARE Bricco Panetteria Homemade Artisan Breads 241 Hanover St. * 617.248.9859 Umbria Prime 5 Story Steakhouse Oyster Bar & Night Club 295 Franklin St. * 617.338.1000 DePasquale's 5 Homemade Pasta Shoppe Over 50 Varieties 66A Cross St. 617.248.9629 Eagle Design Commercial & Residential Construction 256 Hanover St. Suite 8 617.201.7951 The Ocean Club at Marina Bay 62,000 Square Feet of Outdoor Nightlife 333 Victory Rd. * 617.689.0600 FOURTH ANNUAL of the North End Reunion Start spreading the word ... The Annual Girl Friends of the North End gathering will take place on Saturday, Sep- tember 27, 2014 at 6:30 pm at Knights of Columbus Hall*, 545 Medford Street, Charlestown, MA. The cost is $55.00 per ticket (cash bar available). Please send your check by September 5, 2014 made payable to Francine Gannon and mail to Ms. Francine Gannon, 74 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109. If you are replying for more than one person, please list their names (include maiden name if applicable) and addresses. Space will once again be limited, so please plan accordingly as we will not be able to honor any checks after the deadline of September 5, 2014. Please note: only tables of 10 may be reserved. We look forward to seeing all the "girl" friends of the North End once again on September 27% The Committee: Chair Francine Capodilupo Gannon, 617-742-6912; Carol Langone Catanzaro 617-283-1925; Diane Passero Pesaturo 781-443-3624 and Christina Penta 617-227-9568 *Limited free parking available around the Knights Hall and across the street. We recommend that you make an effort to car pool. 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