Bravo TV star cancels appearance at charity event for Cedar Grove's Frank Napolitano.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Eric Goodman
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Cedar Grove residents anxious to meet a star of Bravo TV’s Real Housewives of New Jersey star at a Cedar Grove charity fundraiser Wednesday night were disappointed to learn the star had cancelled because she was ill. Event organizer Edel DeGangi said she received an apologetic email from Jacqueline Laurita Wednesday evening saying she would not be attending the event to raise money for Cedar Grove resident Frank Napolitano because she came down with an illness after caring for her children the past two days. “She’s sick as a dog,” DeGangi said Wednesday night. Laurita said her children were home sick from school the last few days and now she’s sick. She said Laurita apologized for missing the fundraiser for the family of Frank Napolitano, …
Jacqueline Laurita, star of the Bravo's 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' to attend Fall Harvest Shopping Extravaganza, to raise money for a Cedar Grove resident battling several forms of cancer.
One of the stars of the hit Bravo TV show, “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” will be special guest of honor at a benefit to aid Cedar Grove resident Frank Napolitano, who is battling various forms of cancer. Jacqueline Laurita will take part in a Fall Harvest Shopping Extravaganza at a Sassy Shop Girl Events sale, according to organizer Edel Di Gagi. “We try to get different vendors, boutiques, online vendors, and people from home who all come to show their merchandise,” said organizer Edel Di Gangi. Di Gangi runs the event with her sister Martha Fava, who owns the online store, Sassy Shop Girl. The shopping event will benefit Napolitano, a Cedar Grove resident who was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer in April. In June, Bellatair Salon …