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8 WEEKLYNEWS.NET - 978-532-5880 APRIL 12, 2018 Religious Notes All Saints Episcopal Church of the North Shore allsaintseposcopalnorthshore.org All Saints Episcopal Church of the North Shore, formerly St. Paul’s in Peabody and Calvary in Danvers, now worshiping together as one at 46 Cherry St., Danvers, across from the Danvers Town Hall. Service of Holy Communion and Homily every Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Summers one service at 9 a.m. You’ll be welcome here. For more information call the church office at 978-774-1150. Calvary Baptist 4 Coolidge Road, Peabody 978-531-0914, Pastor Caleb Ingersoll and Pastor Andy Katzmire Sunday worship at 10 a.m. followed by coffee and fellowship. Nursery care and activities for young children provided during worship. During the school year, Kids Connection meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Youth Group meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. Calvary Christian Church 47 Grove St., Lynnfield 781-592-4722 - www.lynnfield-ccc.org Senior Pastor Timothy Schmidt would like to invite you to join us for one of our Sunday worship services at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Children’s Ministry (ages 0-11) offered in all Sunday morning services. Hispanic Service: Sunday at 12:30 p.m. in the Prayer Chapel. Celebrate Recovery: Monday at 6:30 p.m. Young Adult Ministry: Wednesday at 7 p.m. ages 18-30’s. Youth Ministry: Friday at 6:30 p.m. ages 12-18. Weekly Prayer Meetings: Monday - Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 6 p.m. Church office hours are Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information contact our church office at 781- 592-4722, office@lynnfield-ccc.org or visit our website www.lynnfield-ccc.org. Centre Congregational Church An Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ 5 Summer St. (corner of Summer and Main), Lynnfield, 781-334-3050 or www.centre-church.org Pastor: Nancy Rottman Director of Faith Formation: Larainne Wilson Whoever you are and wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome at Centre Congregational Church! Located at 5 Summer Street, Centre Church is an Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ. Our worship services are held at 10 a.m. each Sunday morning. We strive to provide inspiring, down-to-earth messages that are applicable to everyday life. We are committed to providing children a warm, safe, and inclusive environment with vibrant and engaging Children’s Programming (Godly Play, Whole People of God, and Brick-by-Brick) and trained and consistent staff, incorporating opportunities for stories, music, and service. Free nursery care is available for children up to age 4, with a new transition class beginning in January for 3 and 4-year olds. We also have a Young Families Group that offers fellowship opportunities for parents and children together. We have ample parking in a large lot behind the church and the facility is handicap accessible.. Please find us on Facebook at facebook. com/CentreChurchUCC or visit www.Centre-Church.org for updated information about our ministries and activities. Please feel free to contact the church office if you would like more information about any of these activities. (781-334-3050 or office@centre-church.org) Office Hours at the church are 9 am – 3 pm Monday – Friday. Tower Day School is located at Centre Congregational Church and Director, Leah O’Brien may be reached at towerdayschool@ gmail.com or 781-334-5576. Carmelite Chapel Northshore Mall, Peabody 978-531-6145 Mass schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m., noon and 3 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. and noon; Sunday Vigil, 4 and 5:30 p.m. Confessions: Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.-noon and 2:30-3 p.m., Saturday, 10:45-11:45 a.m. and 2:45-3:45 p.m. or by appointment. Chabad of Peabody 682 Lowell St., Peabody 978-977-9111, jewishpeabody.com Chabad of Peabody holds services weekly. Call or e-mail Rabbi Schusterman at rabbi@ jewishpeabody.com. For event times and dates visit the website. Chabad runs a Hebrew School for children on Wednesday, and has an informal weekly drop-in class on Kabbalah and other holiday events. Hebrew School registration is now open. Call Raizel at the number above or email her at raizel@jewishpeabody.com. Community Covenant Church 33 Lake St., West Peabody 978-535-5321, Rev. Joel Anderle communitycovenantlive.org. Community Covenant is a warm and inviting church in the Evangelical, Protestant tradition. All are welcome. The Reverend Joel Anderle, our Senior Pastor, officiates worship services every Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday School classes for all ages are held from 9:45-10:45 a.m. September through June. For more information please contact the church office. Our Church is handicap accessible. Congregation Sons of Israel Corner of Park and Spring Streets Peabody 978-532-1624, peabodyshul.org Also on Facebook Friday Sabbath services are the first Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Sunday morning services are at 9 a.m. Congregation Tifereth Israel 8 Pierpont St., Peabody. Services once a month. For further information contact president Elliot Hershoff at 978- 531-7309. First United Methodist 24 Washington St., Peabody 978-531-0095, Pastor Seok-Cheol Shin Bible-centered praise and worship service, Sunday at 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion every Sunday. All are welcome. Pastor hours: Mon., Tues. and Thurs., 1-5 p.m. There is a nursery room. The church is handicap accessible. Additional information: info@ctipeabody. org or 978-531-8135. Lynnfield Community Church 735 Salem St., Lynnfield (781) 599-4421 LynnfieldCommunityChurch.org. Lynnfield Community Church welcomes you to Sunday worship at 10-11 a.m. Following our service, join us for coffee and fellowship in Marshall Hall. Parking is behind the church and there are entrances in front and on the side of the building. Please visit soon. Messiah Lutheran 708 Lowell St., Lynnfield 781-334-4111 for Church; 781-334-6591 for Pre-school. A personal and traditional approach allows Messiah to care for people and share God’s Word. Join us for worship on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Mens’ Ministry, Christian Education, Financial Peace University, Community Service, and other opportunities to grow in your faith. Served by Rev. Dr. Jeremy Pekari and Rev. David Brezina. mlcspirit.org. New Destiny Christian Spring Hill Suites, Peabody 978-373-4340 Pastors are David and Mary Jane Wing. A full Gospel/Prophetic church. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. North Shore Baptist 706 Lowell St., Peabody 978-535-6186 Sunday: Adult Sunday School begins at 9 a.m., followed by refreshments and fellowship time. Worship Service begins at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome. Monday: Men’s Group Study at 7 p.m., Thursday: Prayer Meeting, 7 p.m. Visit our website for more information or to leave a prayer request. NorthShoreBaptistChurch.org Lynnfield Catholic Collaborative 112 Chestnut St., Lynnfield Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Maria Goretti The Lynnfield Catholic Collaborative, comprised of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Salem and Grove Streets, and Saint Maria Goretti Church, 112 Chestnut St., Lynnfield, may be reached by calling 781-598-4313 or by email: jsano@ola-smg.org or by visiting the website: lynnfieldcatholic.org. The Pastoral Leadership Team: The Pastor is Rev. Paul E. Ritt, the Parochial Vicar is Rev. Anthony Luongo and the Deacons are Thomas O’Shea and Ed Elibero. Donna Delahanty is Director of Parish Ministries. Office hours: Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., closed for holidays. Go to: www.lynnfieldcatholic.org St. Maria Goretti (112 Chestnut Street, Lynnfield) Saturday Vigil: 4 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 a.m. Our Lady of Fatima 50 Walsh Ave., Peabody 978-532-0272, Fr. Christopher Gomes Choir Dir.: Noreen Galopim; Organist: Audrey Sullivan. Office hours: Monday to Friday, 1-5 p.m. Mass schedule: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. (Portuguese); Friday at 6 p.m. (Portuguese); Saturday at 9 a.m. (Portuguese) (and Vigil at 5 p.m. English); Sunday 9 a.m. (English); 11:30 a.m. (Portuguese); 6 p.m. (Portuguese). Confessions: Saturday, 4-4:45 p.m.; Baptisms, 2nd and 4th Sundays. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, every Friday, 5-6 p.m. Religious Education Classes for Grades 1-6 at 8 a.m. and Grades 7-10 at 10 a.m. on Sundays. St. Adelaide 708 Lowell St., Peabody 978-535-1985 Team Ministry: Rev. Raymond Van De Moortell, and Rev. David C. Lewis. Weekend Mass Schedule: Saturday, 4 p.m., Sunday, 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Holy Day Masses: 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Latin Mass: 1 p.m. Sunday. Confessions: Saturday, 3-3:30 p.m.; Baptisms: first Sunday of the month at 2:30 p.m.; Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: first Friday of the month, 9:30 a.m.-noon and Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. AA Meetings: Thursdays, 7 p.m. Religious Education classes (grades 1-10) are held in the church hall on Sunday and Thursday. St. Ann’s Parish 136 Lynn St., Peabody 978-531-1480 Rev. Charles Stanley; Richard W. Cordeau, Deacon 978-531-1480; M. Ellen Fitzgerald, Pastoral Associate 978-531-9625. Office of Religious Education: 140 Lynn St., M. Ellen Fitzgerald, Religious Education Dir., 978-531- 5791; Leanne Amirault, Preschool Dir., 978- 532-3329 or 978-531-9521. Daily Mass: Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Daily Mass: 9 a.m. St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Community (non-Roman) Rev. Mike Otero-Otero, O.S.F. Located at and with courtesy by St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church 32 Ellsworth Road at King St., Peabody Saturday Vigil Mass at 3 p.m. We offer valid seven sacraments - Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Communion, Confession, Marriage, Holy Orders, and the Anointing of the Sick. Please call 978-804-2250. St. John Lutheran Ellsworth Rd. at King St., Peabody 978-531-1731, stjohnpeabody.org The Rev. Charles N. Stevenson, pastor. St. John is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ. Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m. with nursery care provided and coffee and fellowship following; Sunday School at 11 a.m.; Bible Study, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Holy Communion is celebrated the first and third Sunday of each month and on certain festivals. St. John the Baptist 17 Chestnut St., Peabody 978-531-0002 stjohnspeabody.com Pastor: Very Rev. John E. MacInnis, VF; Parochial Vicar: Rev. Mario Guarino, FDP and Rev. Paul G.M. McManus; Deacon: Leo A. Martin; Mass: Monday-Saturday, 6:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. (on Saturday); Sunday at 8, 10 and 11:30 a.m. (Spanish) and 5 p.m. Food Pantry on the last Sunday of the month from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Pastoral Center basement. St. John, the Baptist School is now accepting applications. Programs available for 2, 3, 4 and 5-year-olds and grades 1-8. Extended day available for all students. Visit: stjohns-peabody.com or call 978-531-0444, ext. 340. St. Paul’s Episcopal 127 Summer St., Lynnfield (781) 334-4594, stpaulslynnfield.org. Rev. Robert Bacon, rector On Sundays in February, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 127 Summer Street, Lynnfield, offers a said service with Holy Eucharist (Rite I) at 8:30 a. m. At 10a.m., we offer Holy Eucharist (Rite II) with music and choir; child care is offered for younger children and Godly Play classes for those K-7. This service is followed by coffee hour and fellowship. On Mondays, at 6.pm, St. Paul’s parishioners and friends gather for Centering Prayer. On February 5th, Centering Prayer will be followed by the last discussion and future planning for the next series on World Religions. On Wednesdays, join us for Holy Eucharist at 9 a.m. During Lent we will be using the 1892 Book of Common Prayer followed by Bible study at 10 a.m. All are welcome to one or both gatherings. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Lynnfield Open Choir Rehearsal begins at 7pm on Thursdays. All who enjoy singing are welcome. As St. Paul’s Episcopal Church begins its 100th year in the community, we are re-uniting with our brothers and sisters at Emmanuel Church, Wakefield, and Church of the Good Shepherd, Reading, who were instrumental in helping us get established back in 1918. We have planned Wednesday evening Lenten Journey gatherings together: Welcome all for a soup supper at 6:30pm, followed by program with teaching, and discussion from 7-8 p.m. The Rev. Rob Bacon serves as rector. See our website for the Sunday gospel and sermon. For more information visit www.stpaulslynnfield.org; call the church office: 781-334- 4594; like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/stpaulslynnfield/; or send an email to office@stpaulslynnfield.org St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 781-599-4220 About St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church: St. Stephen’s is an open and affirming Christian church worshiping in the Angelican tradition. Crossing lines of color, class, culture and generation we seek transformation of our lives and our community through Christ’s Gospel of love, compassion, and justice. To learn more please visit www.ststephenslynn.org. St. Thomas the Apostle 3 Margin St., Peabody, MA 01960 978-531-0224, Office Hours: M-F 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Fax: 978-531-6517. Pastor: Very Rev. John MacInnis, VF. Parochial Vicar: Rev. Steven Clemence. Pastoral Associate/Coordinator of Youth Ministry: Dawn Alves. Coordinator of Religious Education: Lisa Trainor. Director of Music Ministry: Dr. Holly Zagaria. Website: www.stthomaspeabody.org. Winter Mass Schedule: Saturday 4 p.m. (English) ~ Sunday 10 a.m .(English) 11:30 a.m. (Brazilian). Thrift Shop: Saturdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Join Us! St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church 5 Paleologos St., Peabody 978-531-0777, stvasilios.org Pastor: Rev. Christopher Foustoukos; Pastor Emeritus: Andrew Demotses; Pastoral Assistant: Deacon Robert Fadel; Worship schedule: Sunday - Matins at 8 a.m., Divine Liturgy at 9 a.m., Church School at 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; Weekly feast days as announced: Matins at 8 a.m., Divine Liturgy at 9 a.m. Second Congregational 12 Maple St., Peabody 978-210-4976, Rev. Alison Gerber Worship services at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. The church is wheelchair accessible. Childcare is available during worship service for children through age five. Children’s Church during service, ages 6-12. Sunday School, ages two through adult from 9:15-10:15 a.m. For Bible study and Book Group schedules, call the office. South Congregational 60 Prospect St., Peabody 978-531-1964, southchurch.net Sr. Pastor: Grant Hoofnagle. Sunday service is at 10 a.m. Communion service is the first Sunday of each month. Children pre-K through 12th grade programs during the worship service. Our Sunday worship service blends both traditional hymns and contemporary praise. Teen Youth Groups meet on Sunday evenings at the church. Several small groups for Bible Study meeting weekly – if interested in attending one, call church office for info. Monthly Fellowship Dinner is the 2nd Sunday of each month at 6 p.m. in fellowship hall - Prayer Meeting follows at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Sovereign Grace Community Church 6 Bourbon St., Peabody 978-210-7413 sovG.us, info@sovG.us sovG is a family friendly church offering a contemporary Sunday Morning Worship Service at 10 a.m. Sunday School is offered during worship for kids through 5th grade. There is a full staffed nursery. For students in 7th-12th grades, our Youth Group meets Sunday evenings from 7-9 p.m. Email Youth Director Will Coley at will@sovG.us for information about Youth Group. Michael Williams, Lead Pastor. Visit: facebook.com/michaelwillyamz. Helping people connect with God, each other and the needs in our community. Temple Tiferet Shalom 489 Lowell St., Peabody 978-535-2100, templetiferetshalom.org The Temple Shabbat Services are Fridays at 7:30 p.m. The Temple offers Preschool, Religious School, Bar and Bat Mitzvah instruction, Confirmation classes, Chai Club and youth groups. Social action and adult education programs are an integral component of the temple. Temple Emmanuel 120 Chestnut St., Wakefield Temple Emmanuel of Wakefield is affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist Communities. We offer a contemporary approach to Judaism while maintaining a respect for traditional Jewish values. We are a caring and inclusive community through learning and community activities. Besides Shabbat and Festival services, there is a Sisterhood and Temple Reads Book Club, Shabbat dinners, concerts and other programs. Consult the temple website and Facebook page for updated information. Temple Emmanuel’s mission is to be an inclusive and welcoming Jewish Reconstructionist Community devoted to learning, spirituality, and caring for each individual. At Temple Emmanuel we are building a vibrant future in honor of our past, utilizing ancient traditions to provide meaning and sustenance in our contemporary lives. There is a chairlift to the second floor social hall. Visitors are encouraged to come to services and events that interest them. Shabbat services, led by Rabbi Greg Hersh are held most Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Second Saturday morning is a Tot Shabbat at 10 p.m. and a Jewish Meditation Circle is on the third Friday evening at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 Jewish Mysticism with Rabbi Greg Hersh. Focus this month on Isaac Luria and Shabbetai Zevi. No charge, all interested are invited. Visit www.WakefieldTemple.org for complete schedule of services, family events, and Continuing Education programs. The Temple website (www.WakefieldTemple.org) has the complete list of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. Seats may be reserved by calling Phil 617-688-0870. Temple Ner Tamid 368 Lowell St., Peabody 978-532-1293, templenertamid.org, Email templenertamid@verizon.net. Rabbi Richard Perlman, Cantor Steve Abramowitz, Beth K. Hoffman, Synagogue Administrator. Service Schedule: Evening minyans held Sunday – Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Sunday morning Minyans at 9 a.m. Friday Evening Services at 8 p.m. (unless a special service), Saturday morning service at 9:30 a.m. Active Temple including Religious School, Sisterhood, Men’s Club, Social Action and Adult Education. Pilates on Sunday mornings, 10:30 a.m., Zumba on Monday evenings, 6:15 p.m., Israeli Dance Group Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m. Temple welcomes Interfaith Families. Please contact the office for more information at 978- 532-1293. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 400 Essex St., Lynnfield lds.org - Sunday services and classes are from 9 a.m. to noon; 9-10:10 a.m. Sacrament Meeting; 10:20-11 a.m. Sunday School; 11:10-noon, Primary and Youth Classes; Youth Night and Boy/Cub Scouts: Tuesdays at 7 p.m.; Bishop: Matthew Romano, 781-334-5586. Family History Center (open to the public) Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please check before coming due to weather or for summer hours). Wakefield Lynnfield United Methodist Church 273 Vernon St., Wakefield with Pastor: Glenn M. Mortimer Hello from the Wakefield-Lynnfield United Methodist Church! Here is a little bit about our welcoming Methodist Church Community. Each Sunday, Worship Service starts at 10:30 a.m. during which we offer Sunday School for infants/ toddlers through high Schoolers. Following the service, we enjoy Fellowship at our Coffee & Conversation time. There are also many ways to serve the community here through volunteer opportunities, social groups and committees like Ecumenical Youth Group, Choir, Book Club, Sunday School, Bible Study, United Methodist Women, Ministry Leadership Team, Card Care Club, Craft Fair Committee, just to name a few. We offer our building to many local groups like Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Wakefield Arts & Crafts Society, Music Together- Preschool Music, Kids Curtain Call Drama for Middle Schoolers, Wakefield Toy Swap, just to name a few! We are also a Project Linus Blanket Drop-off spot! We even have musicians “In the House” as our Pastor, Rev. Glenn Mortimer, and his wife Elizabeth are trained musicians which they incorporate into special church services for all to enjoy! For more information about our church, please call the church office at (781) 245-1359 or email us at our new email WLUMC273@gmail.com. Visit us on Facebook www.facebook.com/methodistchurchwakefield. This weeks activities: Thursday 4/12 — 9:30-11:30 a.m. - Adult/Child Music Class, 2:30 p.m. - Kids Curtain Call, 4:30-5:15 p.m. - Adult/Child Music Class Friday 4/13 — 9:30-12:30 p.m. Adult/ Child Music Class Saturday 4/14 — 9-2 p.m. Wakefield Arts & Crafts Society Annual Arts Show & Sale Sunday 4/15 — 9:15a.m.- Adult Choir Rehearsal, 10:30 a.m. - Palm Sunday Worship, Sunday School & Nursery Care Mon. 4/16 — 2:30 p.m. - Kids Curtain Call Tues. 4/17 — 9:30a.m.- Adult/Child Music Class Wed. 4/18 — 1-6pm- BLOOD DRIVE 1pm Book Club We look forward to welcoming you on Sunday! West Church 27 Johnson St., Peabody Associate Pastor: Rick McDonnell Office Phone: 978-535-4112 Office Email: office@westchurchpeabody.org Website: www.westchurchpeabody.org No matter where you are on your spiritual journey, you are welcome at West Church! We love the Lord Jesus and we care deeply about meeting the needs of those God sends to us. At West Church you will share in a worship service centered on the majesty and holiness of God rather than on ourselves. We have a number of program offerings, special events, small groups, and opportunities to serve that may well encourage you to feel at home in our fellowship. Every Sunday at West Church, people of all ages come together to worship the Lord, Jesus Christ, and to share in fellowship as a community. Each service includes singing praise, prayer, and preaching from God’s word. We invite you to come and join us for worship at 10:30 a.m. Kingdom Kids, our Worship Service program for children nursery through 4th grade, is available during Worship service. Sunday School is available for children, youth and adults from 9–10 a.m. For more information about our programs throughout the week visit our website: www.westchurchpeabody.org.

APRIL 12, 2018 WEEKLYNEWS.NET - 978-532-5880 9 Sports Manning honors dad in marathon COURTESY PHOTO Bobby Manning is running the marathon in memory of his father, Bob. By Anne Marie Tobin PEABODY — Peabody resident Bobby Manning is on a mission. The 20-year old Syracuse University sophomore will hit the streets Marathon Monday in the most important race of his career, the 122nd Boston Marathon. Manning is running as a member of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center marathon team in honor of his father, Bob Manning, who lost a brave battle with leukemia in May, 2017. For Manning, the race is more than just a 26.2 mile trek. “This is my life mission at the moment, securing $7,500 to benefit the Beth Israel Cancer Center,” said Manning. “That’s where my dad received care and being able to give back for their generosity and care is of utmost important for me to feel like something good is coming out of the tragedy I’ve dealt with.” Manning said he started thinking seriously after his cousin, Anthony Gill, suggested it. “The night my father died, he came over and suggested it,” Manning said. “I initially said, yeah, yeah, yeah, because he is always throwing ideas at me, then a couple of months or so later it dawned on me that I should run.” Manning started training on his own last summer while waiting to find a charity that would accept him. He then followed the official marathon training program once he went back to Syracuse. His training consists of 5-6 mile weekday runs with two sprinting workouts that include runs of 800 to a mile. On weekends, he runs 10-11 miles. Last November he competed in his first half-marathon in Peabody. “At school, there are a ton of hills, so that helped me get in decent shape, then a friend told me about the Peabody race, so I ran that and finished in 2:05,” he said. “There were only one or two runners in my age division (18-19), so I was surprised when I heard my name called as the winner, but technically I guess I was,” he joked. Manning was a sprinter at Peabody High where he was an honor roll student. His real passion, however, is sports journalism. He developed a significant online presence while in high school, partnering with fellow journalists on TheNewEnglandBlog.com and BaseballEssentials. com, two up-and-coming media outlets. His resume, while only a senior in high school read more like a 30-year seasoned reporter. He was a regular contributor to Examiner.com, opining on Red Sox, Celtics, Patriots and Bruins. He also wrote forCelticsLife.com and helped bring The Tanners Times, Peabody High’s newspaper into the modern world by adding an online version. A story he wrote on Ichiro Suzuki’s 4,000 career hit was even published in the Tucson Citizen. He was a Friday night press box regular at Tanners’ football games, alongside the Peabody Access Television broadcast team of play-by-play announcer Lou Cersosimo and color analyst John Goulos, oftentimes joining the duo on the air with halftime commentary. AND he was a special contributor to the Peabody Weekly News, writing on all things football, track and just about anything else relating to the Peabody sports world. All of this before the age of 18. At Syracuse, Manning attends the S. I. Newhouse School of Communications and is a sports reporter for the Daily Orange. He has written sports stories that intersect with natural disaster and life struggles and helped create The Village, a dynamic and visual social media platform on Instagram that showcases people’s talents and perspectives on life. Manning works at CLNS Media as well, hosting both The Banners Broadcast and The Bobcast. Since 2016, he has been a Banners Broadcast producer host for SBNation’s CelticsBlog.com. Manning says his original goal had been to run the race in 3:45, but a recent injury has caused him to back off a bit. “I’ve had to cut back the last few weeks because of inflammation in my knee, so I’m hoping for something around 4:30-4:45,” he said. “I definitely overtrained, but it’s so hard to back off because you want to be ready.” To date, Manning has raised approximately 88 percent of his pledge goal of $7,500. But there is still plenty of time to help Manning reach his goal. To make a donation or for more information about team BIDMC, visit Manning’s personal pledge page at https://www. crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/bidmcboston2018/ bobbymanning1. Manning said his inspiration comes from his mother, Patricia and sister, Ann, a junior at Peabody High. “She is a nurse manager at Beverly Hospital and all through my father’s illness she was working and taking care of my sister Ann and then spending the nights at the hospital, so it was all day, 24 hours a day for her,” he said. “She did everything to keep out family together, so this is going to be very special for all of us. Running this race is our chance to come together again as it will be nearly a year to the day since my father died. “My sister ran a leukemia fundraiser with her volleyball team last fall, so now it’s my turn. The extra meaning for me will be the cheering as I get closer and closer to Boston, to see places like Fenway Park will give me the push to finish. It’s going to be an emotional day for all of us, but one thing I know, I will be celebrating when I cross the finish line.” And yes, in case you are wondering, Manning says there will be a party that night, “for sure.” “This race is a celebration of the great year we had in spite of all the adversity with our family, I don’t say we lost the battle because we had so many great years with my father and we made the best of what we had this past year and I am grateful for that.” Swim coach’s trophy named for Cara Buckwell By Anne Marie Tobin NATICK — At the Eastern Massachusetts Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association’s annual banquet Sunday night at the Natick Elks Club, the highlight of the evening was the announcement that the Girls North Coach Award has a new name — the Cara Buckwell Award. Buckwell, the former Bishop Fenwick swim coach, was a swimming standout and captain at Fenwick. She attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore, a top Division 1 program, on a swimming scholarship and served as team captain her senior year. After graduating in 2005, she coached at the Melrose YMCA and landed back at Fenwick, where she led the team to undefeated seasons in her last three years, earning Boston Globe Division 2 Girls Swim Coach of the Year honors in 2016. She was diagnosed in March of 2017 with stage four lung cancer and passed away in July. The recipient of the first Cara Buckwell Award is Concord-Carlisle swim coach Matt Goldberg, the Concord Carlisle Girls Varsity Coach. “The banquet also raises money through raffles of donated items which is donated to a cause close to the swimming community,” said Fenwick coach Kiersten DeWyngaert. “This year they decided to donate the money raised the the Cara Buckwell Fund, which her family set up for Cara’s daughter and for organ donation.” PHOTO | KIERSTEN DEWYNGAERT From left, Debbie Surface, Deborah Lee Surface, Rich Fuller, Kiersten DeWyngaert, Ann Linehan and Jim Linehan at the Eastern Mass. swimming coaches’ banquet Sunday.