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Please support our 2015 Boston Marathon Team

DONATE to the 2015 team: Craig Vesci, Rachael Gottwald, and Amanda McMeniman.

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS DONORS WHO MADE OUR 2015 FACE OFF FOR ACE A GREAT SUCCESS

Guest Speaker, Adam Graves

2015 Ace Bailey Good Guy Awardee, Rick Middleton

2015 Ace's Heart recipient, Merilyn Sullivan

Bernie Corbett

Chris Nikolis, Barbara Pothier, Kathryn Tappen, Todd Bailey, Katherine Bailey,
Vanessa Mazandi, Kelly Bailey, Dave Andrews

Brien Barnewolt, MD and Horacio Hojman, MD of the Tufts Medical Emergency Department

Members of the AHL corporate office with Kathryn Tappen and Adam Graves

Kathryn Tappen and Billy Jaffe

Jay Miller, Barry Pederson, Billy Jaffe

Kathryn Tappen, Adam Graves, Dave Andrews and members of the Pothier and Bailey family

Click here to see the Face Off for Ace 2015 gallery.

Video update of our work, February 2014

good guy and appreciation bar
“Rick “Nifty” Middleton

Rick “Nifty” Middleton
At our 2015 Face Off for Ace we were proud to present the Ace Bailey Good Guy Award to Rick “Nifty” Middleton, a good and loyal friend of the Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation and a Boston Bruins fan-favorite. Rick always says, “yes” when asked to help-out with the foundation. Right from the start he pitched-in in any way that he could. He was at the very first event for our newly founded Ace Bailey Children’s Foundation in 2001, a hockey game sponsored by CVS. Since then he has been at every event, large or small, that has been held for Ace’s foundation. As President of the Boston Bruins Alumni, he gives his time to numerous charities during hockey season and to many events during the off season. He is personable, gentlemanly and kind-hearted. ...READ MORE

Merilyn Sullivan

Merilyn Sullivan
The Ace’s Heart Award is given to annually to an individual who goes above and beyond, year after year, to help the foundation meet its goals. This year we presented this award to Merilyn Sullivan of Eventus. Merilyn began helping with Face Off for Ace back in 2008. Prior to that we tried someone new every year in a search for a perfect partner. Merilyn had been organizing the annual Mark Bavis golf tournament for many years. Merilyn came onboard with us to coordinate the auction part of the evening and to bring her staff on the day of the event to set everything up and greet all the guests and check out the auction. She’s a godsend. ...READ MORE