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POST-GAZETTE, JULY 29, 2011 ], Page 5 Consul General of Italy and Family Visit Casa Monte Cussing Left to Right: Tino Valdesolo, Guido Vittiglio, the Consul General Giuseppe Pastorelli, with infant son Andrea, Mrs. LiUa Pastorelli and Bruno Palumbo. The Consul General of Italy, Giuseppe Cassino, Dr. Alpha Paradela and supporter Pastorelli, wife Lilla together with their of the Casa, Dr. Maurizio V. Cattaneo, Presi- son, Andrea, recently paid a visit to the Casa dent and CEO of Biovolutions Inc. The Con- Monte Cassino on Tileston Street in the sul General met with the Gashi family from North End of Boston. They were welcomed Kosovo, whose children are one of several by Signori Guido Vittiglio, President of the recipients of the charitable work of the Casa Board and board members Tino Valdesolo and Monte Cassino. Bruno Palumbo. During their visit, they met For information on the Casa Monte Cassino with the new director of the Casa Monte and how you can help, call 617-227-1613. Saint (occo's 82"dj/1nnual 3 east Italian Fun, Food and Entertainment On August 12, 13 and 14, the Saint Rocco's Feast Association will celebrate 82 years of tradition during their annual "Grande Festa." Saint Rocco's Feast has been an integral part of Malden's community. The event gathers residents and visitors alike to celebrate everything Italian in the streets of Malden. The Saint Rocco Society began 82 years ago in Malden, Massachusetts, One of the oldest societies in Massachusetts, it has become one of Malden's pre- miere summer events. A lifelong resident of Malden and President of the Association, Dr. Steven Ultrino describes this festi- val as a neighborhood event which has grown immensely as one of north of Boston's best events. "People from all over attend the feast which has become a great weekend for all to enjoy." Festivities begin on Friday August 12 at 6:30 PM, with a procession led by the statue of Saint Rocco, fol- lowed by musical entertain- ment by "Keep it Real" (for- merly the New Life Dand), Saturday night starts at 7:00 PM with "Beatle Juice," a tribute to the greatest band of all time, The Beatles. Children will enjoy "Rollo the Clown" as he entertains with his crazy antics! OO00OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO00000O King of Cold Cuts Ask About Our Cold Cut Trays Fresh Cheeses and Fine Italian Products Purchase sub at regular price and receive free chips and a soda. Offer valid for the month of July 86 Cottage Street East Boston, MA 02128 617-567-6373 Now accepting credit cards WWW,BOSTONPO$TGAZETTE.COM O00000mOOO000OOOOOOOOO000OOOOOOOO00 On Sunday the festi- val honors Saint Rocco with a full procession in the streets of Maiden starting at 2:00 PM. The evening continues with perfor- mances by "BCapp" followed by "Ambrosiani" who will sing Italian songs from yes- teryear and today. Special guest this year is "Wally the Green Monster" who will stroll the feast on Sunday. Don't forget the outstand- ing food all weekend by local Italian vendors! A weekend full of fun for all ages! Saint Rocco's Feast has something to please everyone. For more information, call 617-733-7552 or log onto www. The 82"d Annual Feast of Saint Rocco is held on Pearl and Thacher Streets, Malden, MA. Festival Hours: Friday 7-11PM; Saturday 7--llPM; Sunday 2-10PM. Parking is available around the streets of the Feast. Free/residential parking. Located on T Route: Malden Center - Orange Line. ABOUT SAINT ROCCO Saint Rocco was born of noble parentage about 1340 A.D. in Montpellier, France. At birth it was noted that he had a red cross-shaped birthmark on the left side of his chest. As a young child, San Rocc0 showed great devotion to God and the Blessed Mother. At an early age, his parents died leaving him an orphan under the care of his uncle, the Duke of Montpellier. Soon after, San Rocco dis- tributed his wealth among the poor and ~took a vow ~f pover.ty~ ..... ....... ~" ~--