The 2012 annual North End Christmas Fund Luncheon was a crowded affair on Thursday afternoon when hundreds assembled at Filippo’s Ristorante for the charity event. Raising thousands of dollars for North End seniors and families in need, the committee chair, Robert “Ted” Tomasone said that over 200 checks of an increased amount ($40) were sent out during this Christmas season.

Receiving honors this year:

  • City Councilor Sal LaMattina, Uncle Fred Carangelo Humanitarian Award
  • SPC Richard “Ricky” Scimeca, Ernest Natale Award for his military and community service

The Christmas Fund Committee is led by Robert “Ted” Tomasone with James Luisi of North End Waterfront Health. The committee includes members from local non-profit agencies: North End Athletic Association, North End Against Drugs, Nazzaro Community Center, North End Waterfront Health, North End Seniors, ABCD Head Start Program and North End / West End ABCD Service Center.

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The Hard Working Committee – North End Christmas Fund Luncheon

 

City Councilor Sal LaMattina (left) is presented the Fred Carangelo Humanitarian Award by Robert “Ted” Tomasone and Kathy Carangelo

 

SPC Richard “Ricky” Scimeca (right) is presented the Community Service Award by Ted Tomasone (left) and Al Natale in memory of Private Ernest J. Natale in recognition of his Military Service and devotion to the North End community.

 

Mary Wright from NEW Health is recognized by Al Natale.

 

From the left, Debbie, George, Laurie, Olivia, Karen, Rossina and JR

 

From the left, sitting, Pam, Anne, Joie, Lina and Laurie. Standing, from the left, Francine, Nancy and Joyce

 

From the left, Stephen Passacantilli, Philip Frattaroli, City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Kathy Carangelo

 

Al Natale and Joanne Prevost Anzalone

 

Filippo and Dom

 

Kathy Carangelo (standing), Mrs. Carangelo and Councilor Sal LaMattina with the Ferdinand Carangelo Humanitarian Award

 

Ricky and Melissa

 

NEW Health CEO, Jim Luisi (left), Marie Cunningham and Joe Durant, President of the Mass. State Engineers and Scientists

 

North End Christmas Fund Luncheon – Dec 2012 at Filippo’s Ristorante

 

Ted Tomasone holds the Community Service Award previously presented to Donato Frattaroli. In the photo on the left, Philip Frattaroli of Ducali and on the right, NEW Health CEO Jim Luisi

 

Philip Frattaroli speaks at the North End Christmas Fund Luncheon

 

Ted Tomasone chairs the committee for the North End Christmas Fund Luncheon

 

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  1. Hi,

    The pictures of the North End Christmas Fund Luncheon looked lots of fun sorry I missed it. On another note I would like to the tne NECF for remembering the Rugnetta family two years in a row with their kindness and generosity espeically during this time of year with the passing of my sister. Your thoughtfulness is well received, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

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