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POST-GAZETTE, OCTOBER 7, 2016. PAGE 7 East Boston Social Center's Disco Dinner/Dance/Raffle Fundraiser With a Chance to Win Five Amazing Prizes This fun event will take place on Friday, October 14th, from 7:00 - 11:00 pm at the Beachmont VFW, 150 Bennington Street, Revere. Come dance the night away to the iconic tunes of the '70s with DJ Michael Anthony Gaeta! Dinner/ Dance Tickets can be purchased online at: http:/ / events/. A limited number of chances for the big Raffle will be sold, so your chances are great to win one of the five great prizes: l't Prize - $I,000 cash 2~ Prize 2 Patriots tickets 3~ Prize 2 Bruins tickets 4th Prize 2 Celtics tickets 5th Prize 2 Red Sox tickets You also have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets to win a multitude of other gifts donated by local area businesses and supporters, including a tree full of lottery tickets, theatre and movie tickets, restaurant gift certificates, gift cards, baskets and much more. These raffle tickets can be purchased at any time, even prior to the event, and you don't need to be present to win. Just contact Marisa or any of the Social Centers Board of Directors. Call Marisa at 617-569-3221 ext. 107 (Office), 617-650-3442 (Cell), or email mdipietra~bsoaorg. Your donation will help support the many programs of the East Boston Social Centers, providing services to the East Boston community since 1918. It will be a fun night, don't miss it[ T Murphy... As I See It A n o t h e r 1 4 new housing site at the Shaws other. However, besides no million allotted location across from the Suffolk bells ringing, many people are to affordable Downs race track in Revere " hoping Trump who promises h o u s i n g i n for a half Residence Inn/half to lower taxes gets elected ... Boston? Marty apartment complex much to the It's disgusting that people who Walsh is digging deep into Boston taxpayers' pockets with his affordable housing programs!!!! Affordable housing means more two-to-three- thousand-dollar housing vouchers distributed to the needy, if they are indeed needy? Some people are receiving affordable housing vouchers who can afford to pay their Own rent, or are here illegally, not having social security numbers and not paying any taxes. And, how many out there have bogus social security numbers??? It's great to be in America! Where only the working people pay[ A more efficient way to give affordable housing is, the housing should all be owned and maintained by the government, and rents shouldn't be more than $300-$400 amonth, if qualified. NOT privately owned by landlords who make mega $$$$ with vouchers[!! ... New Mayor of Revere, Brian Arrigo, isn't making brownie points with the residents of Revere lately. Arrigo has proposed a people's dismayl People aren't too happy with a Residence Inn. A City Town Hall meeting was packed with anti-Residence Inn voters recently to stop the proposal. However, the majority of Revere Councilors voted in favor with Mayor Arrigo. The only councilors to vote against were George Rotondo, Charlie Patch, and Joanne McKenna. The complaint against the Inn is management doesn't screen applicants, as former Mayor Dan Rizzo who attended pointed out, giving opportunities to vagrants to come and go into the city. Revere residents are disappointed and upset with the new mayor and councilors that went along with Arrigol However, a Revere Councilor that voted for the Inn said "Revere needs the extra money and Residence Inn will bring it in." ... The debate between The Donald and Hillary Clinton was anything but interesting last week. Both candidates lacked luster and failed to deliver a knockout punch against the hate this country desecrate our American flag to show their contempt. It happened recently at an Everett convenience store, and a VFW in Revere. The American people have a mes- sage for these buffoons burn- ing the flag: "If you were born here GET LOST[ If you're a foreigner, GO BACK TO YOUR OWN COUNTRY, no one invited you here[" ... Heard the Boston Globe is now investigating the sudden surge in permits given out to housing developers in Boston and outside of Boston areas! Wonder how many pockets were greased??? ... Happy Valley Ventures Marijuana Clinic was named right. The Orient Heights Neighborhood Council did everyone a favor by voting against the medical dispensary on McClellan Highwayl The public would have seen a lot of HAPPY high faces roaming around East Boston if Happy Valley Ventures openedl ... Enjoy the parade! ... 7~ll next time/ The East Boston Social Center is a nonprofit 501{c} (3) in operation since 1918, with a variety of programs that serve a culturally diverse, low-income population of more than 3,000 members from the East Boston and surrounding communities. Lunch with Boston Planning & Development Agency Head BRIAN GOLDEN Happy Columbus Day Dr. Dean J. Saluti President, Renaissance Lodge, OSIA &Majorie Cahn P.O. Box 692027, Quincy, MA 02269 0.L Real Estate Mafl6o Gallo Appraisals Sales & Rentals 376 North Street Boston, MA 02113 (617) 523-2100 Fax (617) 523-3530 The East Boston Cham- ber of Commerce is hosting a Networking Lunch with Brian Golden, head of the Boston Planning and Devel- opment Agency at Spinelli's on Tuesday, October 25th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased online through EventBrite or at the East Boston Chamber of Com- merce Office (tables of 10 are available). Bring your business card to be entered for prizes. The Chamber has scheduled this opportunity to give resi- dents and the business commu- nity in East Boston the chance to learn firsthand about upcom- ing projects, approved permits, DIAMONDS. ROLEX ESTATE JEWELRY Bought & Sold Jim (617) 263-7766 Jewelers Exchange Building and future business growth opportunities. The event also with developers, real estate agents, and the other movers and shakers of East Boston. Brian Golden has been the Director of the newly named Boston Planning and Devel- opment Agency (formerly the BRA) since December 2014 when he was appointed by Mayor Walsh. A former elected official, Brian oversees all the aspects of the organization and focuses on executing its core objectives of responsible, community-engaged planning and economic development. The schedule for the after- noon has lunch being served at 11:30 am with Brian speak- ing from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm, including time for questions. For more information, go to: contact@eastbostonchamber. I provides the chance to network com. 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