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FISHER COLLEGE HELPS FIREFIGHTERS AND FAMILIES OF FALLEN HEROES

Posted On: 3/27/2014 12:36 PM

FUNDRAISING CONCERT TONIGHT FEATURING MUSICAL ARTIST SHEA ROSE

Fisher College announces today that it will continue to provide free hot meals and drinks to Boston firefighters through Friday March 28, 2014 as they continue to work the scene of yesterday’s tragic 9-alarm blaze nearby at 298 Beacon Street.

 

Fisher College supplied free food for more than 40 Boston firefighters last night during extended hours at its cafeteria located at 116 Beacon Street. The cafeteria will be open today and Friday from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

 

“We’re doing what we can to support our Boston fire heroes and their families during this extremely difficult time,” said Dr. Thomas M. McGovern, president of Fisher College. “They put their lives on the line to protect those in our Back Bay neighborhood and neighborhoods across the City of Boston. We profoundly appreciate their tireless work and their sacrifice.”

 

Fisher College will also be holding a fundraising concert tonight featuring musical artist Shea Rose at Alumni Hall, also located at 116 Beacon Street. Doors will open at 7:30. The show is open to current students of the Colleges of the Common, which includes Emerson College, Suffolk University, Bay State College, Berklee College of Music, and Boston Architectural College. Students must show a current college ID upon entry.

 

Fisher College will be accepting donations at the door. All proceeds will go to the families of fallen Boston firefighters Michael R. Kennedy and Edward J. Walsh.

 

Seating is limited. Students must pre-register below. Bags and backpacks will not be allowed.

 

About Fisher College

Fisher College is an accredited four-year college located in Boston’s historic Back Bay with instructional site locations in Boston, Brockton, New Bedford, and North Attleboro. Fisher provides affordable, real-world educations that prepare students to achieve their career goals and compete in today’s challenging economy. For over a century, Fisher has been changing lives by providing opportunities to students focused on the three most important aspects of a college experience: education, dedication, and life.

Fisher’s Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies offers a variety of online degree programs that provide flexible scheduling to busy students earning their degree. Additionally, Fisher’s “Military to Management” initiative proudly offers benefits and flexible degree options to veterans and active military personnel seeking higher education. Recently, Fisher College launched its new Transportation Safety Initiative that will work to educate students and the community on the dangers of distracted driving and safe driving habits that can save lives. For more information about Fisher College, please call (617) 236-8800 or visit www.fisher.edu


 

Media Contact

Jennifer Courtney

Director of Public Relations, Fisher College  

(646) 522-3694

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