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“The Paint Diva” to Present the New Benjamin Moore Color line at Food, Wine and Design Seminar


“The Paint Diva of NJ” will be hosting a Food, Wine and Interior Design seminar titled “Spring Bling! A Diva's Night Out” at the Connection for Women and Families in Summit on Friday night, March 30, 2012 at 7:00 pm.

Cindy Gelormini, dubbed “The Paint Diva” by a customer, used the name for her website and YouTube video channel. She is a Decorating, Staging and Color Consultant on her own, and works at McGrath's Paint and Hardware in New Providence. Formerly a mural and faux finish artist, she has been helping choose paint colors at McGrath's for the past 5 years. She has helped to turn thousands of overwhelmed customers into happy homeowners. After hosting a very successful seminar for the holidays back in November which aired on TV 35, she will now host another seminar to bring in Spring with a few new presentors. Segments can be seen on her YouTube channel DivaTV, and on her website This time, the seminar will not just be for women only, but men are invited to come as well.
Paolo's Kitchen will do a cooking demonstration of an Italian main dish and a dessert. Paolo Vieira has years of experience as a chef and caterer and recently opened up a new facility on South St. in New Providence. Everything is made fresh, including his pastas and cheeses. He and his wife Paula will
present and give out food samples.
Anyone who has shopped at Berkeley Wine will know David Wagner and how knowledgeable he is about his wines. He will speak and do a wine tasting of wines to compliment the food samples. Mary LaVecchia and Virginia Liberato from Creative Wallcoverings and Interiors in New Providence will be returning to talk about the latest trends in Interior Design and Wallcoverings, including some made from seashells and other surprises. Cindy will be presenting a PowerPoint presentation by Benjamin Moore on the brand new color line being introduced by Benjamin Moore called “Color Stories”. In
addition to samples there will gifts, give-aways and surprises to ensure a fun night out for adults.
This event will be videotaped for local cable TV. Proceeds will go toward programs at the Connection for children with Special Needs. The Connection for Women and Families is located at 79 Maple Street in Summit, NJ. The fee for this event is $30 which will be collected at the door. Seats are limited so please RSVP to Cindy by email. For questions and information, and to RSVP, please don't call the Connection, rather email Cindy at

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