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Italian Mercatino – Italian Craft Fair

When: October 25, 2015, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Where: Irish American Club, 177 West St. Malden, MA

Please join Donne 2000 celebrating Italian Heritage Month with our first Italian Mercatino. This event will feature handmade crafts and gifts made by our very own members and other local vendors. It will be a great opportunity to purchase unique holiday gifts. Homemade pizzelle, cookies, panini and refreshments will also be for sale. There will also be cooking demonstrations of various Italian foods. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Donne 2000 Scholarship fund and other local charities.

For more information contact Rita Susi 857.257.9556 ritasusi@aol.com www.donne2000.com

Vendors Include:

Rita Susi                             Heart Felt Designs

Felt hair accessories

Franca Letizia                    Ferri a Mano

Hand knit scarves, wool collars

Miranda Federico


Jodi Malatzky                   Tupperware Party


Clare Collins

Cloth books, comforters, teddy bear sweaters

Connie Romano                              Accessory Divas

Fashion jewelry, scarves, shawls

Ginny Sprague                 Gifts by Ginny

Wooden cribbage boards, keepsake boxes

Nancy Dionne

Shawls, scarves, gloves, boot cuffs

Lorraine Brutti                  Lorraine’s Crafts

Quilts, quillows, runners, placemats, tree skirts

Maria Pizzicanella

Handmade jewelry and Christmas ornaments

Charlene Love                  Luigi and Lola

Designer shoes, handbags and jewelry

Theresa Klatecki

Aprons and bags

Deborah Pizziferri            Bells Bowtique

Hair accessories, bows, headbands

Paula Tierney                    Matter of Face

Makeup and skincare

Anna Ginnetti-Ricci        

Greeting cards and candles

Elaine Lynch                      Grouse Tails

Felt Christmas ornaments

Florence Foti

Italian handmade linens, table cloths, sheets

Bik Ng

Asian accessories and hand knit baby clothes

Kim Garafalo

Hand knit scarves and baby sweaters

Anna Tourkakis MPA, NDTR

Author of Delicious Simplicity Lifestyle Plan

About Lisa Cappuccio

Lisa is an East Boston resident who works in the area of media and public relations. She is President of Italia Unita Inc. of Massachusetts, a non-profit organization that promotes Italian culture and heritage. Lisa worked and volunteered in the areas of public relations, community development, film, politics, and radio. Through Italia Unita, Lisa initiated the grass roots effort to have Comcast Cable add RAI television, which is now available as a premium channel. Lisa is the president of Boston Concepts, a full service marketing and public relations agency.