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POST-GAZETTE, NOVEMBER 7, 2014 Page 3 POST-GAZETTE Pamela Donnaruma, Publisher and Editor 5 Prince Street, P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 617-227-8929 617-227-8928 FAX 617-227-5307 e-mail: Website: Subscriptions in the United States $35.00 yearly Published weekly by Post-Gazette, 5 Prince St., P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 USPS 1538 - Second-Class Postage paid at Boston, MA POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the POST-GAZETTE P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 James V. Donnanuna Caesar L. Donnaruma Phyllis F. Donnaruma 1896 to 1953 1953 to 1971 1971 to 1990 Vol. 118 - No. 45 Friday, November 7, 2014 OUR POLICY: To help preserve the ideals and sacred traditions of this our adopted country the United States of America: To revere its laws and inspire others to respect and obey them: To strive unceasingly to quicken the public's sense of civic duty: In all ways to aid in making this country greater and better than we found it. r NORTH END REALTOR Matteo Gallo Attends Friars Gala Matteo Gallo and Carlos Slim Each year, the Friars Club hosts an event to honor two individuals who's work in the film industry sur- passing others. This year's event, held at the his- toric Waldorf Hotel, honored Robert DeNiro and Carlos Slim. Larry King was the evenings' host followed by a bevy of A-list celebrities including Sharon Stone, Orlando Bloom, Sting, Stevie Wonder and countless others, paying homage to DeNiro. Mr. Carlos Slim, a philanthropist and at one time the wealthiest man in the world, was chosen for his spectacular accomplishments. Pictured here with Matteo Gallo, who was overheard asking Slim if he would be interested to invest in some North End property. LETTERS POLICY The Post-Gazette invites its readers to submit Letters to the Editor. Letters should be typed, double-spaced and must include the writer's name, address and telephone number. Anonymous letters are not accepted for publication. Due to space considerations, we request that letters not exceed two double-spaced, type-written pages. This newspaper reserves the right to edit letters for style, grammar and taste and to limit the number of letters published from any one person or organization. Deadline for submission is 12:00 noon on the Monday prior to the Friday on which the writer wishes to have the material published. Submission by the deadline does not guarantee publication. Send letter to: Pamela Donnaruma, Editor, The Post-Gazette, P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 s/ons are  by tb Postioette  dur, or/glaa/photos. There is a$5 charge for each photo submitted. Photos  k itted via e-mail: postgazettc, If you want your photos returr/ed,/nc/ude a self- addressed, stamped envelope. Carla Agrippino-Gomes to be Honored at Joslin Gala Former North End resident and restaurateur, Carla Agrippino-Gomes, has been a familiar face around Joslin Diabetes Center for the past 23 years with her son, David, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on his first birthday. Because Joslin has played such a vi- tal role in their lives, Gomes feels a strong responsibility to give back to the place that has been a lifeline for her family. Over the past de- cade, she has demonstrated her appreciation through CityFeast  an annual fundraiser she established in 2005 that benefits Joslin's High Hopes Fund. In honor of the ongoing support Joslin receives through fundraisers like CityFeast, Joslin Diabetes Center will recognize Gomes along with others who have supported their life saving care and research as "Com- munity Events Champi- ons" at the upcoming High Hopes Gala, which will be held on Saturday, Novem- ber 22 ad at The Westin Bos- ton Waterfront. "I am so grateful to the Joslin Diabetes Center for their support and am hon- ored to be recognized as one of their Community Events Champions," said Gomes. "Every dollar raised through events like CityFeast gets us closer to the day my son David and millions like him will be free from diabetes and its complications; I hope to make this January's I0 th annual CityFeast the most successful one to date." Gomes' CityFeast attract hundreds of guests each year to some of the most re- nowned North End restau- rants -- including her two restaurants, Antico Forno and Terramia Ristorante - for a five-course meal, wine tasting and exciting auction items that benefit diabetes research. The "Community Events Champions" include compa- nies and individuals, like Gomes, who have a passion and dedication for raising diabetes awareness and funding Joslin's fight against the disease year after year. The money that these local champions raise goes toward improving the lives of more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes. The High Hopes Gala is a fabulous black-tie event that benefits Joslin's High Hopes Fund. The evening, which will be emceed by Dylan Dreyer, Weather Anchor, NBC's Weekend TODAY, will include a lively cocktail re- ception, exciting silent and live auction, live entertain- ment and a chance to win a trip to the 2015 Masters Golf Tournamentl For more information on the High Hopes Gala or to purchase tickets, please contact Meghan Mongeau at 617-309-2512 or at Meghan. ABOUT JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER Joslin Diabetes Center, based in Boston, Massachu- setts, is committed to ad- vancing diabetes research, clinical care, education and health and wellness programs on a global scale. Joslin is dedicated to ensur- ing that people with diabe- tes live long, healthy lives and offers real progress in preventing and curing dia- betes. Joslin is an indepen- dent, nonprofit institution affiliated with Harvard Medical School, and is recognized worldwide for driving innovative solutions in diabetes prevention, research, education, and care. Its mission is to pre- vent, treat and cure diabe- tes and the organization's vision is a world free of dia- betes and its complications. For more information, visit FRIENDS OF THE NORTH END BOCCE UPDATE ... Charlie Coppola, Angelo DiGirolamo, Vito Aluia, Commissioner Sam Viscione, CharUe Marino, Paul Dabene, Sr. (for Paul Jr.), not in picture Pat Reppucci. The Friends of The North End, established in 1972 by a group of North End men, held a bocce banquet celebrating the end of their fall season at Su Chang's restaurant in Peabody on Monday, November 3, 2014. The banquet summed up their eighth year of competition. The event recognized Charlie Coppola as this season's Most Valuable Player, along with the team one champions: Vito Alula, Paul Dabene, Jr., Angelo DiGirolamo and Pat Reppucci. Commis- sioner Sam Vicione awarded each with a trophy for their status. Charlie Marino was also recognized for his dedication and con- tributions. It was a gala event enjoyed by all. The Friends are looking forward to next spring's tournament. POOR CLARE NUNS j4nnual Christmas 00Bazaar Saturday, November 15, 2014- 9:00AM to 3:00PM 920 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 617-524- | 760 BostonPoorClares@yahoocom http://PoorClaresBostonorg