On Friday, November 9, the joined forces of two local small businesses came together to host a fund-raising event at Anthony’s of Malden from 7 to 11pm with proceeds benefitting Bread of Life and Housing Families, Inc. (HFI).
The 1st Annual Red Carpet “Attitude of Gratitude” Charity Mixer was organized and hosted by Motion | Music | Media Group (3MG) co-owners Paul Hammersley and Josh London and associate Debi Morelli along with event sponsor John F. Spadafora, Jr., Founder and President of All-Tech Electric.
An estimated 250 guests were in attendance for this feel-good event which included a buffet dinner, music and dancing in addition to a live performance by the up-and-coming local rap/hip-hop artist Christian Manning a.k.a. Chin and a special guest appearance by rising star comedian Dave Russo.
John Matheson, President of Bread of Life, was the emcee for the evening and spoke on the organization’s behalf. Bread of Life’s Special Projects Coordinator Gabriella Snyder Stelmack managed raffle tickets sales which raised an estimated $900 for the two organizations. Kathleen Mahoney, Director of Development & Communications, spoke on behalf of Housing Families, Inc. HFI’s Community Outreach Coordinator Patty Kelly and Administrative Assistant Tania Royster also attended.
Mayor Gary Christenson was in attendance as a special guest speaker.