Contractor and developer Anthony Cimato and television host Linda Pellegrino have been named the 2012 Boys and Girls Town of Italy Man of the Year and Woman of the Year.

Cimato, founder of Cimato Bros. Construction Inc., is one of the largest residential developers in the region. Pellegrino, longtime host of WKBW-TV’s AM Buffalo, twice has been nominated for New York State Emmy Awards.

Both will be honored for their devotion to charitable causes and their support of the local chapter of Boys and Girls Town of Italy at the organization’s annual awards dinner at 6 p.m. on Nov. 12 in Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. Michael Helmicki and Keily Perez are chairing the event. Tickets are $50 and are available by calling 602-0073.