Facts and Photos

Here is a personal bio written by Gabriella:

“This is me.  I laugh when trying to tell a funny story.  I snore.  When making popcorn, I try to fit something in before the microwave beeps.  I am stubborn and fight for what I believe in.  I cry more than people think I do.  I appreciate an orange gerbera daisy.  I rarely tell my loved ones when I experience pain.  I often forget the point of the story I am telling.  I push the door when it says pull.  I enjoy sleeping.  Volunteering is a part of my life and I recommend it highly.  Despite extreme lethargy and chronic pain, I push myself to live the life I want.  I care about people who don’t care about  me.  I love my family so much it hurts sometimes.  I ate my first beavertail when I was 39.

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Gaby’s first beavertail at the age of 39. Worth the wait!

I appreciate a mug of hot apple cider with a cinnamon stick.  I will make time to listen to others’ problems in hopes of helping them.  I am determined to not let anyone get in the way of my dreams.   I am respectful of the elderly.  I feel that I have overcome obstacles and try to live my life with grace and love.  I appreciate well written music.  I take copious notes in meetings as I will forget details.  I love to be silly with my son and hear him laugh.  I fear germs.  I appreciate my girlfriends and my mentors wholeheartedly.  I love the beauty of leaves in the fall.   I enjoy standing on a stage and inspiring people.  I have developed a personal relationship with my GPS and need her in my life.  Giving up is not an option in my books.   I like to sing in the car out loud when I am alone.  I get very upset if I witness someone parking in a disabled parking spot without the appropriate documentation.   I will listen to you, even if you don’t listen to me.  This is me.  Gaby.  Talkative and forgetful Gaby.”

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Big Bike Ride Organizer for the Heart & Stroke Foundation

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Tony & Gaby Mammone with the late famous Chef Pasquale.

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Tony & Gaby Mammone with Laureen Harper and Wajid Khan.

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Enjoying a great day with famous singer, Suzie McNeil.

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Silent Auction Chair, Sheridan College Big Picture Gala

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ralph Chiodo, Carassauga Italy Pavilion.

 

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Mayor Hazel McCallion’s 90th birthday celebration.

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Council Chambers with Jake Dheer, Rogers TV, Civic Award of Recognition.

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James Duthie from TSN Sports after Gabriella was a keynote speaker at a golf fundraiser.

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Johnny Bower, NHL Hockey Hall of Fame, Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ward 5 Councillor Bonnie Crombie onstage at Celebration Square, MS Walk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Living a life that matters doesn’t happen by accident.  It’s not a matter of circumstance, but by choice.  I choose to live a life that matters.  Volunteering will always be in my blood.” says Gabriella.