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POST-GAZETTE, NOVEMBER 18, 2011 Page5 ! Chris Zizza, President of C&R Flooring Receives Longevity Honor Award at 2011 PRISM Awards Gala Chris Zizza, President of New England's premier wood floor specialists, C&R Floor- ing, is the first recipient of the Longevity Honor Award presented by the Builder's Association of Greater Bos- ton at the 2011 PRISM Award celebration on October 19th. This award honors Zizza for his many years in the build- ing industry and is a fitting commendation as the com- pany just celebrated its 25th anniversary. Presented with all the 2011 PRISM winners at Boston's House of Blues, this bi- annual awards event hosted over 400 builders, architects, interior designers, and other professionals from the home industry to celebrate exceptional achievement in design, construction, sales and marketing. Chris Zizza, also president of the Wood Flooring Inspectors of New England, was recognized as an expert in his field as well as an exceptional leader of his company, C&R Flooring, which he started in 1986. Over the past 25 years the corn- pany is consistently recog- nized for their expertise in all areas of flooring and floor maintenance, C&R Flooring received a number of honors including Best of Boston HOME in 2008 and 2010. C&R was the first flooring company in New England to introduce the "dustless" hard- wood refinishing system and "green" flooring options. Addi- tionally, C&R recently intro- duced the exclusive "Signa- ture Series" custom flooring program for design pro- fessionals. In addition to continued success in the flooring industry, Zizza sup- ports a number of charities and recently launched the Zizza Family Foundation. "ram extremely pleased to have received an award under such an honorable cat- egory," states Zizza. "My team and I at C&R have always taken great pride in what we do and there is no doubt that we will con- tinue to do so for many years to come." Congratulations to Chris Zizza and C&R Flooring for the well deserved honor! 2011 Season Comes to a Close The North End Athelic Associaton (NEAA) Soccer Programs season finale was held on Saturday, November 5a at Langone Park on Commercial Street. The NEAA Soccer program had 99 players this season. There were three leagues: 4-5 year olds, 6-8 year olds and 9-10 year olds. This was an 8 week program held on Saturday mornings. t Si AiiH TiiVE : Ut iii'iiltlG #ttVElltili iiV Mayor Thomas M. Menino, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, and The Friends of Copley Square will welcome rev- elers to the annual Copley Square Holiday Tree Lighting on Tuesday, November 29, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The free event will feature appearances by Back Bay resident and WHDH-TV anchor Janet Wu, Santa Claus, Rudolph and the Bear from Boston Ballet's "The Nutcracker" along with live entertainment including the Trinity Church Choristers, Boston Children's Chorus, and a holiday sing-along, The Old South Church bells will toll when the tree is illuminated; Light refreshments will be provided by local businesses including HP Hood LLC, Burger King, and the Fairmont Copley Plaza will host a family reception immediately following for attendees. In addition to the tree lighting, a number of other festivities will take place in and around Copley Square on November 29. The Boston Public Library and The Catered Af- fair will host a Story Hour and Candy Cane Tea at the Courtyard Restaurant in the Bos- ton Public Library Central Library in Copley Square from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p,m. The event is free but reservations are required by call- ing (617) 859-2282. "The City is pleased to join The Friends of Copley Square for our first holiday celebra- tion of the season" said Mayor Thomas M. Menino. "Come join us as we welcome this festive time of year in one of Boston's most popular open spaces." For additional information, please call the Boston Parks and Recreation Department at (617) 635-4505. To learn more about The Friends of Copley Square, please visit Leave the .LIntEl to Us[ With a Gift Subscription to the Post-Gazette, your generosity will be remembered every week of the year. We'll send the recipient an announcement of your gift. Their subscription will begin with the current issue and continue for one year. [~One-yearC~Subseription_~ ] l" 1 Fill out coupon below and mail with payment to: Post-Gazette, PO Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 I would like to send a one year Gift Subscription of the Boston Post-Gazette tothe following person(s). I have enclosed $30 per subscription. Recipient Name Giver Name Address Addiess City City. State Zip State Phone Phone Zip [: i!