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Evening of Giving for a worthy cause

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer

Collecting personal items such gloves, socks and toiletries to be donated to Roland's House are (l to r) Marlborough High School junior Tony Maenhout, sophomore Fatima Awada and her sister, Ivana, an eighth-grader at Whitcomb Middle School.

Collecting personal items such gloves, socks and toiletries to be donated to Roland's House are (l to r) Marlborough High School junior Tony Maenhout, sophomore Fatima Awada and her sister, Ivana, an eighth-grader at Whitcomb Middle School.

Marlborough – Hundreds of guests supported the 24th annual Evening of Giving, held Dec. 5 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel. They sampled offerings from over 30 eateries and danced to music provided by deejay Matt Rutting.

Chef Leon Roberge returned with his popular shrimp and raw bar decorated with his ice sculpture. As usual, the longest line of the evening was for the make-your-own-sundaes from Trombetta's Farm. Also returning were Bob Kays as event chair with Ivette Mesmar coordinating the food.

Proceeds go to Roland's House, the Marlborough-Hudson homeless shelter.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Joan Toohey is set to add toppings onto her ice cream from Trombetta's Farm.

Joan Toohey is set to add toppings onto her ice cream from Trombetta's Farm.

Domenic Valarioti and Cyrilla Smith dance the jitterbug.

Domenic Valarioti and Cyrilla Smith dance the jitterbug.

George Morcos, 5, makes his own ice cream sundae.

George Morcos, 5, makes his own ice cream sundae.

Ann Addeo and Joseph Scioli share the dance floor.

Ann Addeo and Joseph Scioli share the dance floor.

City Council President Trish Pope sells raffle tickets.

City Council President Trish Pope sells raffle tickets.

 

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