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Phillips Energy sets out to raise $25,000 in memory of father

Twenty-five years ago this month, L. Frank Phillips Jr. rallied his two children—John Phillips and Elizabeth McCormick—and provided the seed money for them to increase their longtime family fuel business and expand into propane.

“We can think of no greater way to honor his memory, and celebrate the last 25 years and all the community has done to support us, than by setting a big goal to help others,” said McCormick, Phillips Energy’s vice president.

Phillips Energy has set out to raise $25,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association by Saturday, Oct. 5, just in time for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s that will take place on Gloucester’s Main Street.

“Our father suffered with Alzheimer’s and we endured the challenges of living with this debilitating disease every day,” said company president John Phillips.

“We’re looking forward to helping raise awareness in the community about Alzheimer...

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