THE REVERE ADVOCATE - Friday, March 8, 2019 Page 3 Revere resident to run Boston Marathon for father and son For additional information, when I remember the cause that I am raising money for and recognize that the ability to run is a luxury I have, I get the training done.” She added that the adrenaline helps push her through race day. Shown from left to right, are mother Catherine, runner Amy, father Jim and sister Sarah. Revere resident Amy Bell is running this spring’s Boston Marathon in memory of her father, who died after a short battle with bladder cancer in 2001. By Tara Vocino L ess than one year after giving birth to her son, Adrian, Revere resident Amy Bell will be running in the 123rd Boston Marathon. She will also be running in memory of her father, Jim, who passed away form bladder cancer in February 2001. Bell has raised approximately $4,000 to benefit the 2019 Pediatric Hematology Oncology Team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). “This time will be very meaningful to me, as I will be seven months postpartum and this is a personal goal that I have set for myself,” Bell said. “In 2001, I lost my dad to cancer, and during his battle, he spent time at MGH and received excellent care.” She said she also received great health care when Adrian was born at MGH. Bell said she is running for those who can’t run and to raise money for families living with cancer. She is hopeful that one day, the world will be cancer-free. Her fourth marathon – Bell has also run in the New York and Berlin Marathons. She ran Boston for the first time in 2015 and finished with a time of 4:07:29. However, she said this could be a slower year. “Realistically, this year, I anticipate finishing in five or more hours,” Bell said. “Being almost six months postpartum, my training has been less intense Revere resident Amy Bell is running the Boston Marathon this spring for the 2019 MGH Pediatric Hematology Oncology Team, partly because of the excellent care she received when her son, Adrian, was born at MGH. Adrian Bell’s shirt reads, “My mom is running Boston 26.2 miles.” (Photos Courtesy of Amy Bell) than in marathons past.” She said that although one would think running is the hardest part, for her, it’s the training. Due to her schedule, Bell said, she trains on her own rather than with a personal trainer. She said she runs in Newton before work and along Revere Beach with cross training in-between. Bell follows a training plan that was created by New York Runner, a nonprofit organization that customizes training based on goals, expectations and training time. “Motivating to train is the hardest part, especially with a five-month-old,” Bell said. “But visit https://www.crowdrise. com/o/en/campaign/mgh-pediatriccancer-marathon-2019/ amycbell2. Tara Vocino may be reached at printjournalist1@gmail.com. ~ Legal Notice ~ Traffic Commission City of Revere, MA Public Meeting Notice City-Wide Resident Parking Notice is hereby given that the Revere Traffic Commission will conduct a public meeting on Thursday evening, March 14, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Councillor Joseph A. DelGrosso City Council Chamber of Revere City Hall, 281 Broadway, Revere, Massachusetts 02151 for the purpose of discussing An Ordinance Establishing a City-Wide Resident Parking Sticker Program and welcoming public comment. A copy of the aforementioned proposed draft ordinance amendment is available for public inspection online at www.revere.org/departments/city-clerk and in the Office of the City Clerk, Revere City Hall, Revere, Massachusetts 02151, Monday through Thursday from 8:15 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Friday 8:15 A.M. to 12:15 P.M. Attest: Paul Argenzio, Chair Traffic Commission February 22, March 1 and March 8 Your career deserves an Encore. a Encore Boston Harbor is hiring. Meet us at our hiring event at the Hynes Convention Center March 18, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Exclusive access for Residents of our Host & Surrounding Communities from 7 a.m. - 9 a.m. E In accordance with our host and surrounding community agreements, hiring preference is given to properly qualified residents of the cities of (1) Everett, (2) Malden, and (3) Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Medford, and Somerville.

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