North End Against Drugs and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz presented the 2nd Annual North End Basketball Bonanza on Friday, November 17, 2017 which took place at the Nazzaro Center courts. All participants received a North End Basketball Bonanza t-shirt sponsored by Rep. Michlewitz along with a NEAD water bottle, chapstick, and hand sanitizer. They also enjoyed pizza generously donated by Rocco’s Cucina & Bar.
More than 50 children competed for several trophies awarded to the winners of the skills challenge and knockout competition. Thank you Mikey “Fud” Giannasoli for contributing the trophies as well as brand new basketballs to use at the event!
Special thanks to Nazzaro Center Director Carl Ameno, State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Rocco Zagarella, NEAD board members Officer Teddy Boyle, Karen D’Amico, Rosina Fabbo, Ann Fitzgerald, Mikey “Fud” Giannasoli, George Hadaya, Maria Lanza, John Pregmon, NEAD President John Romano and Olivia Scimeca; and all the fans who cheered and supported the kids throughout the evening!