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Latest News --- 2006 
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Sunday, 24 September 2006:  The 5th Annual NFPA Golf Tournament was held on Sunday 24 September at the Southers Marsh Golf Course in Plymouth, MA.   The format was Florida Best Ball, and the proceeds went to support the worthy causes of the Brendan Grant Foundation.  If you've never seen it, Southers Marsh is a magnificently designed course, with fields of purple cranberry bogs artfully woven through the lush green links.   Click here for the full story. 

Thursday, 24 August 2006:
  The 13th Annual Bank of America Old Time Baseball Game was held at St. Peter's Field on Sherman Street in North Cambridge, MA under clear but cool summer skies.  Each year a player from Belmont participates in the game on Brendan's behalf, and this year it was returning Belmont player Billy Watkins who is now ay Franklin Pierce College.  The proceeds from the event go to a charitable cause that rotates each year, and this year it was for the"C2 Mission: A Mission of Hope", to benefit the children and families affected by Cerebral Palsy and Cystic Fibrosis in the New England area. Further information on the event is available on the Old Time Baseball Game website.  In addition, click here for the full story on the 2005, 2004, 2003 or the 2002 games.  The 2001 game included a special ceremony that was held in Brendan's honor, and included his picture being featured on the 2001 program cover, and a short write-up within the game program 

Sunday, 18 June 2006:  The course record was broken at the Fifth Annual "Brendan's Home RunTM" 5K Race & Walk held on Father's Day 2006 in Belmont, MA.  Click here for photos and the full story.  A large number of runners and walkers participated in the blistering heat of a sunny June day.  Those who've participated in previous years will tell you this is a great flat course for the runners that yields good fast times, and this year the course record was smashed by Dan Vassallo of Wilmington, MA who ran the course in 15 minutes and 59 seconds.  Race results are also available by clicking here.  The course loops back on itself and allows the walkers to cheer on the runners as they pass them by.    The course is certified by the USA Track & Field Road Running Technical Council (Certification Code: MA03028RN). 

Saturday-Sunday, 27-28 May 2006: 
The Second Annual Brendan Grant Memorial Baseball Tournament was held on Memorial Day weekend at the Brendan Grant Memorial Field.  Click here for the full story and pictures.  This year's invitational event featured a return of the high school varsity teams from Bedford, Belmont, Lynnfield and Winchester.  Lynnfield brought home the championship trophy in an 11 to 3 win against Belmont, and Winchester won the consolation game against Bedford.     Click here for all the details on last year's contest.

Friday 26 May 2006: 
The fifth annual Brendan Grant Scholarships were awarded at the Senior Assembly at Belmont High School, Belmont, MA.  This year's 2006 scholarship recipients were Kelly Coates and Martin Connolly.  Click here for more details.  Congratulations to Kelly and Martin!  

Saturday, 18 March 2006:  The Fourth Annual "Brendan Grant Foundation Ski/Snowboard Race" was held on Saturday 18 March 2006 at Tenney Mountain in Plymouth NHClick here for the full story.  Once again the event was great fun for all who attended.   

26/Feb, 5/Mar, 12/Mar & 19 March 2006: 
The Marauders Baseball Camp for boys and girls ages 5  to 13 was held on four consecutive Sundays at the Belmont High School Field House from 26 February to 19 March 2006 to help young ball players sharpen their baseball skills.  This camp is approaching its second full decade of service to the youth of Belmont , and it's co-sponsored by the Belmont Recreation Department and The Brendan Grant Foundation.  The Belmont High School Baseball team helps run the camp, and proceeds go to the help defray their assorted costs.

Saturday, 7 January 2006
:  The Fifth Annual Brendan Grant Wrestling Tournament was held at Belmont High School on Saturday 7 January 2006.  Click here for more details and pictures.  This year, thirteen high school wrestling teams competed during this all day tournament.  Previously referred to as the Belmont Invitational Wrestling Tournament, this event has for the last 25 years been one of the premier High School Wrestling gatherings of its kind in the Northeast region.   During the 1999-2000 season, Brendan was one of the Captains of the Belmont High School Wrestling Team.

On-going:  Click here for a pictorial status of the work done at the Brendan Grant Memorial Field.