Thursday, July 26, 2012
Kimball, an attorney in Lynnfield, has served in Iraq and Afghanistan as member of the Marine Corps Reserves.
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Thursday, July 26, 2012
Local attorney John H. Kimball III was promoted to the rank of Major on July 1st of this year in the Marine Corps Reserves. He has been serving on and off since January of 2002. He has deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq and most recently served in the reserves at 25th Marine Regiment at Fort Devens last year. Kimball has received a number of awards while serving, including the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal Expeditionary, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Major Kimball grew up in Lynnfield and now practices law here in town.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Pastor at Centre Congregational Church named Lynnfield Rotary's Citizen of the Year for community contributions, including organizing 9/11 memorial last fall.
In an email conversation with Lynnfield Patch this week, Reverend Dennis Bailey said that he was "very honored and surprised" to be named the Lynnfield Rotary's Citizen of the Year. Many of Bailey's parishioners at Centre Congregational Church were on hand to see him receive the award at Teresa's in Middleton. Also on hand were Lynnfield Fire Chief Joe Lingel and Deputy Chief Glenn Davis, as well as Katherine Bailey, widow of Ace Bailey, a former Lynnfielder and NHL player who was killed in the 9/11 attacks. Last year's Rotary Citizen of the Year, Lorraine Sacco, was also in attendance with her husband Gene. They organize Reid's Ride, in memory of their son, Reid Sacco, and just last Sunday raised almost $150,000 for youth cancer research…
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Lynnfield resident Steven Connolly started Rock For Dads to support the Prostate Cancer Foundation in honor of his late father Daniel. Two rock bands play fundraiser June 16 at Wakefield Elks Club.
Father’s Day has its own significance to many – and for one Lynnfield man, it’s become an opportunity to help raise funds for prostate cancer research in honor of his own late father. Steven Connolly is organizing the second Rock For Dads event, to be held Saturday, June 16 at the Wakefield Elks Club from 7 to 11 p.m. The event will feature two bands – the Lost Articles, and Watts. Connolly’s younger brother, Chris, is with the Lost Articles. Rock for Dads is organized in honor of the late Daniel Connolly, who died at age 64 in 2009 after a 10-year battle with prostate cancer. Daniel was a big music fan, particularly rock 'n roll of the '50s and '60s. "Father’s Day in 2009 was not a fun experience, which made me vow that I wouldn’t sit …