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Benefit to honor Shen crash victims

Catering company event to give away $35K motorcycle

Angelo Mazzone of Mazzone Hospitality, left, joined by the parents of Christopher Stewart and Deanna Rivers, on Wednesday announced a large-scale fundraiser to benefit two Capital Region non-profits agencies.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Angelo Mazzone of Mazzone Hospitality, left, joined by the parents of Christopher Stewart and Deanna Rivers, on Wednesday announced a large-scale fundraiser to benefit two Capital Region non-profits agencies.
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Even before Angelo Mazzone found out his catering company had won a $35,000 custom-made motorcycle, he had plans for the silver, blue and green beauty. So when Mazzone Hospitality won the motorcycle in a giveaway from Orange County Choppers, he put a plan in motion to ensure it would benefit the memory of Christopher Stewart and Deanna Rivers, two Shenendehowa High School seniors who died Dec. 1 in a Northway crash. “I sent our chef ...


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Sparkys_Dad
March 21, 2013
7:38 p.m.

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You said: "...he put a plan in motion to ensure it would benefit the memory of Christopher Stewart and Deanna Rivers, two Shenendehowa High School seniors who died Dec. 1 in a Northway crash." So this Mazzone guy wants to reward the families with money raised from a similar 'weapon' that killed their kids in the first place? That's messed up. What are we going to do next...Auction off kegs of beer? After all, the driver of the car that caused the accident was drunk. Makes absolutely no sense. The Gazette doesn't see the irony here?

reader122
March 22, 2013
12:42 p.m.

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It is unbelievable that a fundraiser in honor of vehicle crash victims would have a motorcycle as a raffle prize!!! Motorcycles are one of the most dangerous types of vehicles and this super high power one is a true menace! Angelo Mazzone, why are you doing this??????

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