Somerville News Weekly Publisher Honored at 2013 Toys For Local Children Banquet


By News Staff

The 2013 Toys for Local Children Dinner Award Banquet was held this past Saturday evening at the Holiday Inn in Somerville.

At the event in a crowded function room, the Toys for Local Children organization

volunteer staff members, private donors and members of the Somerville business community celebrated another year of successfully collecting thousands of new unwrapped toys from across the city for local children to open on Christmas.

There were, raffles, silent auctions and live auctions followed by a wonderful full course dinner.

Billy Tauro, publisher of The Somerville News Weekly was chosen as this years recipient of the 2013 Toys For Local Children Presentation Award for his “unwavering support and dedication to making children’s holiday season bright and happy” for the past eight years.

Tauro who was very appreciative of the award said that ” This award belongs to Cindy Hickey and everybody in this room as well as everyone else who ever helped out TLC!”

Toys for Local Children (TLC) is a charity aimed at supporting families in the local community, making holiday wishes comes true.

The organization kindly asks you to please join the many volunteers and contributors in supporting this endeavor.

This charity was formed to assist families that are less fortunate, by providing them with a little bit of happiness during this holiday season.


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