Autism Speaks hosts kickoff event for fall
Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe
Boston police officer Terrique Chambers, who’s featured on Donnie Wahlberg’s TNT show “Boston’s Finest,” was one of the VIPs and speakers at a party for Autism Speaks at Cafe Escadrille in Burlington on Wednesday night. The night was a kickoff celebration for the organization’s fall events, which include a gala, a half marathon, and a bike ride. Teamsters Local 25 (led by Sean O’Brien) was also commended during the evening for raising more than $250,000 for the Autism Speaks cause.