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The Italian-American Cultural Organization To Have First Meeting Of The Season

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The IACO will be hosting its first meeting of the season on September 14, 2015. The meeting will take place at the Grove Manor in Braintree, MA at 7:00 PM. This is not only a meeting, but also a social gathering. The general public and visitors are welcomed to attend the meeting and learn about Italian culture. If you are interested, you can contact Richard Leccese at rmleccese@beld.net.  

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IACO Names Dominic Candelieri President Emeritus

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The Italian American Cultural Organization of Boston’s South Shore held its annual Christmas party on Dec. 1. Held at Braintree’s Grove Manor Estate, the feast was kicked off with a special tribute to organization founder Dominic Candelieri, who was named President Emeritus of the South Shore group. Current President Richard Leccese introduced Candelieri and recounted the service and dedication that have always accompanied the Calabria native’s work. Candelieri currently owns and runs Michelangelo Hair Salon in Braintree, and has been active in dozens of Italian American organizations throughout the years. IACO meets every first Monday of the month and is ...

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Mellace Siblings’ Pet Express Sets Standard for Quality

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Pet Express owners Rob and John Mellace recently took part in a select group of retailers from across the country that were called by the American Kennel Club to form a Retail Advisory Committee. Along with their sister Lucia, the Mellace brothers founded Pet Express in 1995. “It was all Rob’s fault,” says John while smiling. The oldest of the three, Rob had worked in the pet retail business for seven years before deciding to start his own business in Lynn. “Our parents were there to support us, both morally and financially,” says Rob. At the time, Lucia was in ...

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IACO Monthly Meeting (Oct. 1)

IACO Scholarship Dinner in Braintree

IACO is an Italian culture group that fosters a greater awareness about the Italian Culture based in the South Shore of Massachusetts.

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IACO Scholarship Dinner in Braintree

IACO Scholarship Dinner in Braintree

The Italian American Cultural Organization of Braintree held its annual scholarship dinner on Monday, June 4, 2012.

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