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Stoughton’s Sammarco to be Roasted Saturday Night
From About Town:
On March 10, from 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce will roast one of Stoughton's most popular characters.
Mike Sammarco, best known for his meatballs at the Sons of Italy Hall, and his decades of service to the youth of Stoughton through Babe Ruth baseball, will be put through the ringer for charity! A portion of the proceeds will benefit Stoughton Babe Ruth Baseball and the Chamber's charitable activities.
Confirmed on the guest roasting Panel are Town Manager Frank Crimmins, AT&T/Cellco CEO Rick Kaplan, Realtor Fred Yaitanes, former Selectman Joe Mokrisky, Youth baseball honchos Donnie Connors, Dennis Gada, Dan Skiba & Rich Jasmin; DPW Superintendent John Batchelder; Planning Board Chairman Joe Scardino; Friends for Seniors volunteer Don Interrante, Tom Flaherty, and Mike Sammarco’s son, Mike.
The event will be hosted by About Town’s own Mark Snyder. Jeff Connors of Audio PA Systems will provide the sound for the event.
More About Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 1645
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1645 is the Stoughton branch of American war veterans that serve the Stoughton community. It brings together veterans and ensures that they are respected for their service, that they receive their entitlements and are recognized for the sacrifices they have made for our country.
The hall on Washington Street has many community events throughout the year, including weekly meat auctions, bingo games and potluck dinners. The VFW raises awareness and funds for local charities as well.