Thank you to all for a successful 2014 Wine Tasting!

The Friends of the Malden Public Library would like to thank attendees and supporters for an outstanding 12th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser.

300 participants gathered at the Malden Public Library Friday, May 9th to enjoy a wide selection of wines and hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants while supporting the library. The sold out event was held in the beautiful art galleries of the library and live piano music was provided by Ed Meradith.

The Friends would like to extend special thanks to M&M Liquors for their major contribution and support of this extremely successful event!

Area restaurants, grocers, corporations and individuals that generously donated food and beverages include All Seasons Table, Anthony’s Restaurant, Baba Supermarket, Cabot Cheese Cooperative, Chocolate Fountain by All-Tech Electric, DiPietro’s, Dockside Restaurant, Dunkin’ Donuts, Fu Loon, Harbor Sweets Chocolate, Hugh O’Neill’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, Moe’s Cafe, Papa’s Bar & Grille, Patticakes Cakes and Pastries, Pearl Street Station, Pho 99, Polar Beverages, Ristorante Serena, Taste of India, Trader Joe’s, Two Paisan’s Pizzeria and Whole Foods Market.

Florists that donated beautiful arrangements include Martin’s Flower Shop, Walsh Florist, and Wildflower Designs.

A raffle was held for items or gift certificates from Absolutely Fabulous, Bobby C’s Ristorante, Boston Red Sox, Jack’s Ristorante, Jitters Cafe, JKA Auto and Truck Center, John Brewer’s Tavern, Keurig, Latin Beat Fitness Studio, Luva Hair and Day Spa, M&M Liquors, Mary Kay Cosmetics Lisa Assetta Porro, Moderno Salon, New England Coffee Company, Pampered Chef, Pisa Pizza, Prisco’s Pasta Market Cafe, Redbones, Ristorante Serena, Rowena Rosen & Mordecai Melnitsky, Shear Madness, Sun Kong, Texas Road House and Wildflower Designs.

Additional funding was provided by BJ’s Wholesale Club, CVS Pharmacy and People’s United Bank. Special thanks go to All-Tech Electric, Craig Spadafora Councillor At Large, Malden IT Dept., Malden Licensing Board, Mayor Gary Christenson, Minuteman Press of Malden and the Staff at the Malden Public Library.

The Friends of the Malden Public Library uses funds raised to support the library’s programs. Recently funded programs include book and audiovisual return bins, museum passes and summer reading list books. Thanks to everyone in the community and we hope to see everyone next year!

Aleda Freeman, Membership
The Friends of the Malden Public Library

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