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Mayor hosts successful re-election fundraiser

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Malden Mayor Gary Christenson hosted a packed campaign fundraiser at Anthony’s Of Malden last Thursday night.

Shown seated, from left to right: Jack Bello, Diane Bello, William Dempsey, Midge Hammersley. Standing, pictured from left to right: Linda Cochran, Lisa Hammersley, Bella Hammersley, Kady Smith, and Donna Smith, where ages 10 to 94 came together.
Shown from left to right: Ward 8 Councillor Jadeane Sica, Linda Cochran, Ward 7 Councillor Chris Simonelli, North Shore Hispanic Assoc. President Glady Rivera Rogers and board member Margarita Restrepo said Christenson can speak Spanish, Chinese and English.
Ward 1 Councillor Peg Crowe said Christenson always listens, having an open-door policy at City Hall.
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Helen Weitz signed his nomination papers. She said he has been very welcoming of all genders and denominations.
Members of Malden Overcoming Addiction, shown from left to right: Sue Jeselonis, Linda Cochran, Kenneth Gumes, in center, Mayor Gary Christenson, Tim Perry, Paul Hammersley, in back PJ Bell, and Pat Reardon.
Marilyn Andrews said Christenson uniquely supports the special needs community, Jewish community and so many others.

Habiba Idrissi said Christenson is relentless in his service to the people of Malden.
In his campaign speech, Christenson said he still has friends during last Thursday’s re-election fundraiser for Malden Mayor Gary Christenson at Anthony’s Of Malden.
Christenson, who graduated from the Malden Public Schools, thanked his family for always supporting him. Together, he and his team built a new police station, built affordable housing, revitalized city hall, and delivered transformative results for the city, among other collective tasks.
Emcee Adam Weldai, who serves on the School Committee, said Malden needs four more years. He first met Weldai when he served as a student representative on the School Committee, and he recently officiated their wedding.
The crowd was standing room only at Anthony’s Of Malden last Thursday night.
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Shown from left to right: DPW laborer Pete Caso and Constituent Services Manager Danny Aguiar, kneeling. Back row, pictured from left to right: Habiba Iddrissi, former City staffer Elana Savino, Communications Director Ron Cochran, Special Assistant to the Mayor Maria Luise, Mayor Christenson, Deputy Director Alex Pratt, Toni Griffin, Admin. Officer Kathleen Manning Hall, Marianne Cutler, the Mayor’s father, Jeff Christenson and his sister, Erika Christenson.
Past and current city council and School Committee members, pictured from left to right: past Ward 7 Councillor Neal Anderson, Ward 1 Councillor Peg Crowe, School Committee Vice Chair Jennifer Spadafora, Ward 3 Councillor Amanda Linehan, Ward 8 Councillor Jadeane Sica, Ward 5 Councillor Barbara Murphy, Ward 7 Councillor Christopher Simonelli, and, shown in back, Ward 5 School Committee member Adam Weldai, Mayor Gary Christenson, Ward 1 School Committee member Michael Drummey and Ward 6 Councillor Stephen Winslow. (Advocate photos by Tara Vocino)
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Shown from left to right: Gordon Yu, Molly Chen, An Yen, Jason Law, Phillip Chan, Ha Tang, and Kevin Tang said the Malden Asian team supported Christenson for election for his continued dedication.
Mayor Gary Christenson with Lori, Alyssa and Michael Ardai.
Guests applauded speeches. Pictured here is Ward 6 Councillor Stephen Winslow gave a standing ovation.

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