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Club Calabrese Contributes to Pauline’s Place

Club Calabrese is pleased to be able to provide some non-perishable food items for Pauline’s Place. Seen with Kathy Humphries and Albert Novello, President, are Ashley Gough and Amanda Anderson, both of whom work for the organization.

Pauline’s Place addresses homelessness for Youth (male ages 16-17, female ages 16-21), Women, and Families by providing temporary emergency shelter and basic necessities such as food, clothing, and hygiene products.

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Club Calabrese Contributes to Best for Kids

Club Calabrese was very pleased to be able to support the Best for Kids program by contributing $500 towards hot meals while the children were swimming as part of summer activities at the V.E. Greco and P.G. Manzo pools. One of the Club’s goals is shared with Best for Kids in that we both strive to assist and improve the quality of life for children and families.

Best for Kids is a free program that provides positive and fun learning experiences while incorporating literacy, numeracy, and physical education in the daily programming. The program is working towards impacting the lives of these children. For more information on how to become involved, you may contact Abby Goertz at a.goertz@cityssm.on.ca or Phone (705) 759-538.

Photo from left to right are Anastasia Zagordo, Albert Novello (President Club Calabrese presenting the cheque), Hayley Blake and Kailey Turco.

Club Calabrese Assists Pauline’s Place with Homeless Youth in Sault Ste. Marie

Club Calabrese is pleased to be able to assist Pauline’s Place with homeless youth in Sault Ste. Marie. The Club’s guidelines focus on assisting youth, medical and community services. Shown accepting the cheque from Albert Novello is Anne Penney, Executive Director of Pauline’s Place. Other Club Calabrese Board of Director members include Anna Eusebi, Kathy Humphries, Anna Caputo, Yolanda Pasiak and Guido Caputo. To find out more about Pauline’s Place go to www.paulinesplace.com.

Sault Area Hospital Cheque Presentation & Tour

In June, 2011, Club Calabrese of Sault Ste. Marie continued its support Sault Area Hospital in its quest to purchase expensive equipment which is required to meet changing demands. Dr. Anis Aziz, a urologist, requires specialized and expensive equipment such as a hydroflex pump which aids in the visualization of stones so they can be removed from the kidney or ureter; a laparoscope, a much less invasive method of surgery that can be used in procedures such as the removal of a kidney due to cancer. Previously, patients had to travel for such surgery.

Previous donations supported the purchase of equipment to for Dr. Damian Micomonaco’s practice, a ear, nose and throat specialist.

“With the new laparoscopic and endourology equipment, I look forward to being able to provide the same expert care and service in oncology and stone surgical treatment here as would otherwise only be available at out-of-town referral centres. I thank all donors for their continued support in advancing high level medical care in our community,” says Dr. Aziz.