BEVERLY (CBS) – A North Shore park was rededicated was rededicated Friday In honor Pete Frates, who has turned his battle with ALS into a mission to fund a cure.
A ceremony was held to mark the opening celebration for “Pete’s Park” in Beverly, decked out in the colors of his alma mater, Boston College.READ MORE: Trial For Man Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon Set To Begin
Volunteers raised money to transform the park into an inclusive play area for kids of all abilities.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Frates was on hand for the celebration along with Gov. Charlie Baker and members of the Red Sox organization.MORE NEWS: Winthrop Woman Found Dead On Camelback Mountain In Arizona
The 4th annual Pete Frates 5k will be held this Sunday.