FANWOOD, NJ -- After the story detailing his battle against coronavirus appeared in TAPintoSPF, Sheelen's Crossing owner Sean Flannery heard from customers, relatives, friends and fraternity brothers who had not known that he was ill and overcame the virus.
One of his frat brothers, Michael McNally, who lives in New Hampshire, contacted him and asked how he could help. Flannery, who grew up in Westfield, told his old friend that if he'd like to underwrite a lunch for Fanwood Borough employees, he would like to give back to the community.
McNally wrote a check to sponsor the luncheon of three different entrées prepared by Sheelen's Crossing chef and co-owner Frank Pascale: bourbon-glazed salmon and asparagus, chicken francaise, or mushroom ravioli with sautéed spinach.
Thirty Fanwood employees, including Mayor Colleen Mahr and members of the fire department, police department, DPW, library and Borough Hall were treated to lunch at Fanwood's historic Carriage House.
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