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57 for 100 Annual Fundraiser


Liam McDermott paddles down the Charles River annually in support of The Hundred Club of Massachusetts. Liam McDermott is a civilian member of the Greater Boston Firefighter Pipes and Drums. 2021 was Liam’s 2nd trip down the winding Charles in support of the 100 Club. This 57 mile trek takes 2 days and we are so grateful for the support of Liam. Liam was joined by band members and friends!

  • Gerry Byrne – Maynard Fire (retired)
  • Tom Chandler – Civilian
  • Joe DeSisto – Everett Fire
  • Steve Sweet – Quincy Fire
  • Bob Valluzzi – Westwood Fire

Since 2014 as a member of the band, we have played at many events. We have played far too many funerals for LODD and ADDs. We have also had the wonderful opportunity to play for organizations like the 100 Club.

On the front of our bass drum, the names of band members that have passed are emblazoned to remember them.

On the back of our drum the words “Remember Who You Are Playing For” are at eye level to the drummer to remind them of our purpose.

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