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A Party with A Purpose Hosted at Selami Law Offices’ Wellesley Location December 13th

A Party with A Purpose

The Law Offices of Sonja B. Selami’s annual holiday party is quickly becoming an event that Bostonians (lucky enough to know Sonja) look forward to all year. Hosted by Sonja and her talented staff at their beautiful new location in Wellesley, the night was a glittering gathering of friends and associates from the Boston area and beyond. In addition to a fun holiday celebration, Sonja tied in the spirit of the giving season by holding a silent auction, and donating proceeds of the night all towards St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.


Sonja Selami, Selami Law Offices, Wellesley, Boston, Bedford, Lexington, Tom Aaron, Coldwell Banker, Wellesley, Ming Tsai, Blue Dragon, Wellesley Celebrity Chef

Upon entering the Selami offices, guests could choose between oysters, fresh seafood and chowder by Legal Seafood of Boston to their left or salmon tartare spoons, Duck Confit Potstickers and more by celebrity chef Ming Tsai to their right. Others opted for dessert and chose champagne and imported Parisian Ladurée macarons showcased in the back of the virtually endless new office space.

Not only were guests able to enjoy some of Ming Tsai’s signature bites, but they got to meet and converse with the warm and gracious chef himself.

As guests enjoyed the holiday fare, music by Boston band Almost Owen rang through the Selami halls bringing the crowd together on the dance floor.


Sonja Selami, Issac Haselkorn, Joni Shore and Ken Tutunjian

The atmosphere was abuzz with good music, holiday goodwill and cheer. And with the generosity of Selami’s friends and colleagues, they were able to raise money for an incredible cause in the truest spirit of giving.


Bostonian philanthropist, Ashley Bernon and Sonja Selami

Bostonian philanthropist, Ashley Bernon, said of the night, “I think it’s just awesome how Sonja has brought these people together. From business, to fashion, to real estate to philanthropy, everyone here in the end is here for an amazing charity.”

The goal of the event was to raise $10,000 for St. Jude’s, yet through the hard work of Sonja Selami and her team, they met and exceeded that goal.

Great company, delicious food, and warm hospitality provided by Sonja, could there be a better kickoff to the holiday season?


Ming Tsai, Blue Dragon, Wellesley and MingTV, providing a guest with the perfect bite.

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Article by Caroline McCann, Freelance Journalist

Donate Today To Bring More Fresh, Local, Healthy Products to the Wellesley Food Pantry

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The Wellesley Farmers’ Market Food Pantry Fund is looking for donations that will provide local sustenance to help feed Wellesley’s hungry, while supporting local New England food growers and producers.

To help individuals and families buy the nourishment needed for good health, please donate.

“We are grateful for Wellesley Farmers’ Market for enabling donations to Wellesley Food Pantry to connect our clients with fresh, tasty ingredients and craft products to ensure healthy food options,” said Peter Lull, the new President of the Wellesley Food Pantry.

Click here to learn more about the Wellesley Food Pantry or here for more information on the weekly, pre-order, easy pick up at Wellesley Farmers’ Market.

Wellesley Farmers’ Market’s new model offers local, fresh, delicious products from more than 50 farmers and producers. To pick up, or have your order delivered, go here.


11th Annual Wellesley Luminary Night will take place on Sunday, December 10

lum4-200x300The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club’s (WHJWC) is pleased to announced that the 11th Annual Luminary Night will take place on Sunday, December 10. On Luminary Night, the Wellesley community is encouraged to “share the light” by lighting luminary candles along their doorsteps and sidewalks to celebrate the holiday season.

Luminary kits are available online and at Roche Bros. customer service, Wellesley Dental Group and Wellesley Holiday Boutique. Each kit includes 10 luminaries and sells for $20. Kits purchased online will be delivered by December 10.

Luminary Night proceeds directly benefit the Wellesley community through scholarships for Wellesley High School students and grants for local non-profits. Last year, Luminary Night raised $27,000, with more than 13,500 candles lighting the town.

The WHJWC would like to thank all in the community who have made this a special annual event, from the businesses who support this fundraising effort to the neighbors who host Luminary Night get-togethers. The 2017 Luminary Night is supported by WHJWC corporate sponsors including Barber Real Estate Group of William Raveis Real Estate, Brendon Properties, Eye Care & Laser Surgery (LASIK) – Marc Leibole M.D., Needham Bank and Roche Bros.

The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club is a volunteer organization of more than 80 women who give of their time through hands-on service and fundraising efforts.  WHJWC’s annual fundraisers include Wellesley Marketplace, Luminary Night, Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour, and the 5K Wonder Run and Kids Fun Run.


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