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SEPTEMBER 25

JOIN US AS THE BOSTON POPS RETURN TO THE HEIGHTS FOR AN EVENING THAT WILL MAKE YOUR HEART SING.

Thank You to Our Pops 2015 Leadership Team

Co-chairs

Chuck Clough '64 and Phil Schiller '82


Honorary Co-chairs

Drake Behrakis '86
Kara Cleary '84, MA'91

John Fish P'13
Janice Gipson '77

Dave O’Connor '86, P'16, '18
Sue Shea '76, MS'81


Parent Co-chairs
Vice Chair

Patricia and Marc Brutten P'16, '18

Pat Carney '95


SPONSOR STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS WITH A POPS TABLE PACKAGE

If you are interested in a table on the floor of Conte Forum, please contact Peggy McCorkle at margaret.mccorkle@bc.edu or 617-552-1055. Below are our most popular table packages and the impact they have on student financial aid.

Ever Pops table supports financial aid

Four Benefits of being a
TABLE BENEFACTOR


Every $25,000 you give supports one BC Pops Scholarship in your name or the name of a friend or loved one.


Your party of six to 10 will enjoy the best seats in the house on the floor of Conte Forum. Platinum and Gold tables are the closest to the stage.


Kick off the evening at an incredible VIP maroon carpet reception.


Your gift counts toward 1863 Leadership Society membership and the Light the World campaign (parents are automatically enrolled in the Parents’ Leadership Council).

The Cleary Legacy

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The late Barbara and Jim Cleary founded the annual Pops on the Heights scholarship gala in 1993. Together they helped it grow into the University’s largest annual fundraiser, accumulating nearly $22 million to fund more than 800 scholarships.

A long-time supporter of Boston College, Jim Cleary was a beloved presence on campus and a tireless worker in support of his alma mater. As a trustee, he chaired BC’s development committee for 22 years and helped to incorporate a number of innovative fundraising incentives, including the Fides and President’s Circle societies.

As a member of Saint Edwards Church in Palm Beach, Florida and Our Lady of the Assumption in Osterville, Barbara was also a Dame in the Order of Malta and organized many pilgrimages to Lourdes in France to heal the sick. She was also involved in the Children's Museum in Boston.

The Clearys were lifetime trustees of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and active in a number of other charities, including the American Cancer society, the Inner City Scholarship Fund, the American Ireland Fund, and the Boston Public Library Foundation.

The couple made one of Boston College’s first million-dollar commitments to establish the James F. Cleary Chair in Finance in the University’s Carroll School of Management. In 2000, BC established the James F. Cleary 'Masters' Award that is given annually to a fundraising volunteer who best exemplifies the creativity, dedication, and leadership shown by Jim Cleary over the years.

Light the World Campaign