Eighth Annual Army-Navy Football Luncheon to Support Local Children of Fallen Troops through Operation Santa-Massachusetts
The Ahern Family Charitable Foundation hosts its Army-Navy Football Luncheon this Saturday, December 10 at the Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grille at the Holiday Inn in Woburn. Proceeds from the event will support Operation Santa-Massachusetts, a partnership with the Military Friends Foundation will provide holiday gift cards to children of deployed National Guard and Reserves and to children who have lost a parent in the Iraq/Afghanistan war. Last year Operation Santa-Massachusetts helped over 350 children. In addition to a buffet lunch, there will be a big raffle, a live and silent auction and an entire room games and activities for the entire family from a Moonwalk, basketball pop a shots, Face Painting and much more. We’ll also have an original Sherman Tank on hand for kids and adults to check out. We expect a number of local celebrities to be on site including Bruins alum Terry O’Reilly, former New England Patriots Steve Grogan and Max Lane, former NFL player Stalin Colinet, WKLB morning hosts John Willis and Lori Grande, WCVB TV reporter Michelle McPhee, ESPNBoston.com baseball writer Gordon Edes, WROR/WTKK personality Hank Morse, Magic 106.7 Sunday Morning Jazz host Tina Gao and of course – Santa. Sergeant Major Jon Cavaiani, recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in the Vietnam War, will also be in attendance.
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