Supporting a Good Friend and a Good Cause!

shrinerI’m pleased to be considered a sponsor of good cause (Springfield Massachusetts Shriners Hospital) being organized by a good friend (Susan Austin). Susan and her committee are organizing a “Trivia Night” to be held on Saturday, September 14, 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm at the Son’s of Erin at 22 Williams Street in Westfield, Massachusetts. My role and sponsorship feels pretty minimal, so I thought I’d help by giving Sue and her efforts some publicity.

If you’re from that area, you might put the event on your calendar and plan to attend… if not, you can still help. The committee has pledged that 100% of the proceeds will benefit Shriners Hospital. You can send a donation to

Susan Austin
148 Elm Street
Westfield MA 01085

Make the check payable to Springfield Shriners Hospital. I suspect it’s also not too late to be a sponsor. In additional to financial support they are looking for raffle prizes. If you’d like to help, call Sue at 413-537-5480 and tell her Mr. Boomsma sent you. (But don’t believe any stories she tells you about me when we were kids!)



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  1. Walter Boomsma

    Wow! I am happy to report an email from Susan, “Just a little update on my Trivia Night, September 14th. A sold out crowd, fun, fun, fun, had by all. 100 % of all proceeds were given to the Shriners Hospital today at a luncheon my committee and I were invited to. Happy to share we presented a check for $ 5011.35. Every one had such a wonderful time, I am forced to do another trivia night next year!!” That’s some serious fundraising!

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