Dana-Farber presents Dave McGillivray with the 2009 Jimmy Award

October 19, 2009

At the International Golf Club on Monday, October 5, Dave McGillivray was presented with the prestigious 2009 Jimmy Award. The Jimmy Award was established to honor those who have committed themselves to the mission of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Mike Andrews, chairman of the Jimmy Fund, presented the award to McGillivray.

McGillivray of North Andover, Mass., has been involved in the Jimmy Fund for more than 30 years. He helped create and has produced the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk for 21 years. McGillivray also ran across the United States from Medford, Ore., to his hometown of Medford, Mass., in 1978, covering a total distance of 3,452 miles while raising funds for the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dave is B.A.A. Boston Marathon® Race Director and President, DMSE, Inc. DMSE specializes in creating, marketing and producing mass participatory athletic events throughout the U.S. and abroad.

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