b'AROUND THE WORLD | THE AMERICAN IRELAND FUND | BOSTON1 23 430th Annual Boston Gala NOVEMBER,2011MORETHAN1,100GUESTSGATHEREDFORTHEAMERICAN 1 Steve Greeley, Honoree IRELAND FUNDS 30TH ANNUAL BOSTON GALAat the Westin Boston Waterfront. Over $2.3David McCullough, Dinner Chairman Jim Boylemillion was raised for the work of The American Ireland Fund. Among those who attended the event were Bob 2 Matthew & Margaret Power3 Miceal Chamberlain, Reynolds, President & CEO, Putnam Investments and Des Mac Intyre, President & CEO, Standish. Other Michael McKeigue, Derek Maguire, Dave Viscoguests included Jack Sebastian, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.; Mike Sheehan, Chief Executive 4 David Fitzgerald, Dick Galvin, Andrew MaherOfficer, Hill Holliday; Karen Kaplan, President, Hill Holliday; Robert Kraft, Chairman & CEO, The New England5 Steve Greeley, David McCullough, Patriots. The 2011 Gala was chaired by James R. Boyle, President of John Hancock Financial Services and Robert Kraft, Bob Reynolds6 Kieran McLoughlin, President Peter Eastwood, President and CEO of Chartis U.S. served as Vice Chairman. The 2011 Gala honored David and CEO of The Worldwide Ireland FundsMcCullough, a Boston resident with Irish roots, and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book 7 Bob Popeo, Nancy Sterling, Steve ToccoAward and recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nations highest civilian award. McCullough8 Alissa & Jack Sebastian, addressed the capacity crowd and received a standing ovation. The event was at capacity and we were Carol Hudson, Rachel Gubbay9 Peter & Yvette Mulderry, pleased to welcome guests from around the world who came to celebrate with us. It is an honor for the Devin & Erin Condron10George Hornyak, Boston Irish-American community to be able to give back to Ireland at a time when our support is needed David McCullough, Kathy Murphy, Steve Greeleythere now more than ever, said Steve Greeley, Executive Director of The American Ireland Fund.11 Kim & Drew Conway12 Peter & Reyna Eastwood, Rosalee & David McCullough, Dotty & Jim Boyleconnect 2012 | 72'