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Pds r;GAZI I"I:I , IEC' IVlBI=R 2, 20"1" r East Boston Chamber of Cemmerce with Santa & Friends SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2011 The East Boston Chambers Holiday Parade Route is departing at 5:00 pm on Con- dor Street, rolling along Bennington Street, East Bos- ton and finishing at Orient Heights Square for a Tree Lighting. The Holiday Parade will start on Condor Street and will fol- low onto Bennington Street, Orient Heights, Bayswater Street, St. Andrews Road, Annavoy Street, Bayswater Street, Saratoga Street, Bennington Street, Walley Street, Orient Avenue, Faywood Avenue, Walley Street, Bennington Street and Saratoga Street. The Parade will finish at Orient Heights Square where the Tree lighting will take place around 6:00 pm. Come join the East Boston Chamber of Commerce, Santa and Friends. Let's spread some Holiday Cheer!! Any questions or concerns please contact Eden Smith 617- 569-5000 or Eden@eastbostonchamber.com. East Boston Harborside Community School Education Program COMPUTER CLASS at the Paris Street Community Center Register Now... Introduction Course be- gins on Friday, January 6, 2012 and ends Friday, March 16, 2012 (10 week course) 6:00-8:00 pm. The class will cover basic computer com- mands, PowerPoint 2007, Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, Microsoft Word 2007, printer usage, basic internet usage, create your free email, scan photos and much more. Registration taken on first come first serve basis. Please see Elaine Anoli or Maryann Gillespie at the Paris Street Community Center located at 112 Paris Street, East Boston, MA Monday through Friday between 9:00 am to 7:00 pm to register. Deadline for Registration is Tuesday, January 3, 2012. Classes must be paid for in advance. For further information, please call 617-635-5125. PARIS STREET COMMUNITY CENTER Now Offering Community Centermembership required ~r~r~I 112 Paris Street, East Boston, MA For further information, please call 617-635- i ii ,~ ~ ~'il ~ ~ lJ G It hm Teddg Jl Press his furry paw, and in Italian he greets you, inviting you to te- ll spond. Join him when he counts to ten, and when he sings, "Giro, !1 Giro, Tondo" and "La Bella Lavanderina." Listen while Giovanni teaches you "Good Night" and "Good Bye" with the promise of seeing you again. Giovanni speaks only Italian and comes with a translation guide. Giovanni's sweater bears the Italian colors and on the bottom of his left foot, a miniature Italian flag. This cuddly 15' bear is a must for... $34.95 + S&H II Order Giovanni and other Italian children's products online at I www.ltalianChildrensMarket.com i 310-427-2700 [ ....... call for a free catalog,! "r" Due to his increasing popularity and several suggestions from readers (and after much negotiating on our part with his huge salary demands), our friend Freeway has consented to try to answer readers' questions concerning him or any of our little four-legged friends. You can email your questions to postgazette@aol.com to the attention of Freeway. Don't forget folks, Freeway is not a vet, so please keep the questions light-hearted! Thanks. The many donations received during the "Thanksgiving Pet Food Drive." "Do you see that smile on my face? My tail is Wagging like crazy." I am so happy that our "Thanksgiving Pet Food Drive" was a SUCCESS. I do not know how to THANK EVERYONE that took the time and effort to drop off their donations, food for the dogs and cats as well as leashes; toys; treats; beds; collars, etc., at the Post- Gazette. We went to the shel- ter at the Angell Memorial hospital Kelly (a staff mem- ber) accepted the dona- tions with a smile of appre- ciation, she was amazed at how thoughtful everyone had been especially during this difficult time that so many are out of work and yet they thought of the pets. Please note that anything they cannot use at the shel- ter will be given to those that are less fortune that have pets. The food drive was so successful I am going to do it again next year. Are you with me? Yes! Yes! On that note, a special "thank you" to my friend Joan at the Post-Gazette that helped me organize this fundraiser and to my friend Louie who drove us. We should ALL be happy we made less fortunate pets happy for the holiday. I would also like to thank the follow- ing for their generous dona- tions: Pauline, Danielle, Cheryl, Donna, Angela, Jenna, Tim, Antonietta, A_ntonino, C.C., Chef Coyne and others. While I am writing this column, I'd like to mention also the wonderful article that was written by Bryan Golden who wrote Thanks- giving: So much to be thank- ful in the November 18, 2011 edition of the Post-Gazette. A wonderful, heartfelt story that touched my heart because Thanksgiving is my favorite special holiday of all. The article was just great Bryan, thank you so much. That's all for now! Freeway Kelly of the MSPCA Angell- Boston accepting the many donations with a huge smile of appreciation. Save ]]rne, T~o.LI~ ~ n ~l ~ ~ ~ ~ i . . Have Spinelli's Cater Your Holiday Parties Spinclli's Ravioli & Paslr9 Sloop 282 ~ennington Street, Eost [~oston I=a 617-567-5150 www.spindlis.com Ring in the New Year at SPINELLI'S FUNCTION FACILITY -" :" -II i f II- I I i I- -/ i '- "i i 1- -I i" - - .... .......