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Party Lines: Veterans Legal Services Annual Gala

From left: Kristen Kuliga of Boston, Mike Szymanski of Milton, and  Lynne Mulkerrin of Boston.
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From left: Kristen Kuliga of Boston, Mike Szymanski of Milton, and Lynne Mulkerrin of Boston.

About 400 guests recently attended the Veterans Legal Services Annual Gala held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston. The event raised more than $100,000 for the organization, which promotes self-sufficiency, stability, and financial security for homeless and low-income veterans through legal services.

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From left: Shelley Smith and Audrey Cano, both of Boston.
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From left: Shelley Smith and Audrey Cano, both of Boston.

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From left: Nicole Alconada of Dorchester, Stephen Diprete of Foxborough, Carolyn Crowley of Medford, and Michael Uretsky of North Reading.

2-6-2015 Boston, Mass. 400 guests attended Veterans Legal Services Annual Gala held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. L. to R. are Diane Popeo of South Boston, Allison Popeo of Charlestown and Anne Dodson of Richmond, Va. Globe photo by Bill Brett
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From left: Diane Popeo of South Boston, Allison Popeo of Charlestown, and Anne Dodson of Richmond, Va.

2-6-2015 Boston, Mass. 400 guests attended Veterans Legal Services Annual Gala held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. L. to R. are Claire Nielsen of Boston, Janine Ladislaw of Boston and Sara Mattern of Boston Globe photo by Bill Brett
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From left: Claire Nielsen, Janine Ladislaw, and Sara Mattern, all from Boston.

2-6-2015 Boston, Mass. 400 guests attended Veterans Legal Services Annual Gala held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. L. to R. are Jennifer Rutherford of Boston, Tim Sheridan of South Boston, Senam Kumahia of Boston and Lara Shkordoff of Boston. Globe photo by Bill Brett
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From left: Jennifer Rutherford, Tim Sheridan, Senam Kumahia, and Lara Shkordoff, all from Boston.

2-6-2015 Boston, Mass. 400 guests attended Veterans Legal Services Annual Gala held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. L. to R. are Kimberly Margioni and her husband Lt. Commander Onofrio Margioni of Newport, R.I. Globe photo by Bill Brett
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Kimberly Margioni and Lieutenant Commander Onofrio Margioni of Newport, R.I.