CARDINAL-DESIGNATE TIMOTHY DOLAN GETTING POSIES FROM N.Y. MEDIA, MARSHA MASON SELLS FARM, MEMORIES OF DON GALLOP
The late attorney Don Gallop embraced the law. He and his pop left a great legacy and personified dignity in their work. Now, the buffed and polished members of the Gallop, Johnson & Neuman, LLC law firm will present “A Year of Making a Difference Celebration” at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 11 at Skip Viragh Center for the Arts at Chaminade on south Lindbergh Boulevard. Pyrotechniq of Chicago will perform. The event will benefit local non-profit enterprises that assist people who may be impoverished, sick, disabled or looking for a second chance in life including senior citizens and military personnel. . . Now that Beffa’s is gone, where is N.Y. Cardinal-designate Tim Dolan going to have lunch with his pals when he comes here? His fans are legion and he’s attracting many more in N.Y.C. A columnist noted that he is taking phone calls and giving blessings to people “regardless of religion or diocese.” Sadly, members of our town’s SNAP are not so forgiving. “”We hold the former auxiliary bishop responsible for Fr. Alex Anderson’s continuing in parish ministry despite three child sex abuse allegations against him. Dolan was in charge of sex cases here when accusations against Anderson surfaced,” according to Barbara Dorris. . .Hometowner/actress/producer Marsha Mason is selling her organic farm in New Mexico. . .North American concert ticket sales were up 6.3 percent for 2011 over the previous year with $2.3 billion in gross sales. Leading the acts – U2 with $156 million followed by Taylor Swift’s $97 million,Kenny Chesney’s $84 million and Lady Gaga’s $6.3 million.