CHAMPIONS FOR A CAUSE: Forlenza,
third from left, congratulates the
MacJizzy team, the reigning champions
in the annual event’s open division.
THE LURIE CENTER FOR AUTISM at the MGH and MassGeneral Hospital for Children was one of the beneficiaries of the 14th annual Full Court Charity Challenge March 16 at Basketball City in Boston. Created and organized by Bob Forlenza, a Lurie Center Leadership Council member, the tournament has raised more than $2 million since its inception to support organizations serving children and adults with autism. At the Lurie Center, the funds aid the clinic’s patient and family support initiatives. Some 250 basketball enthusiasts participated in the round robin competition.
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