Italian Culture And Heritage Community Awards Will Celebrate Italian Heritage Month

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On Tuesday, October 30 several members of the Italian-American community will be honored at the Italian Culture And Heritage Community Awards celebration at the St. Athansius Auditorium.

Senator Marty Golden will present honorees with awards at for Italian Heritage Month at 7 p.m. at  6120 Bay Parkway in Brooklyn.

“Each year, the month of October is dedicated to the celebration of Italian Heritage. This year, we have
planned another outstanding community tribute to Italian heritage and I look forward to recognizing our honorees.  I invite the neighborhood to join me for a night of entertainment and celebration,” wrote Golden in a release.

The honorees receiving recognition for their contributions are Arthur Aidala, Dr. Harry DeMeo, New York City Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and Michael Gargiulo of WNBC’s Today in New York. The event will also feature a dance performance by the Associazione Puglise Figli Di Maria SS Addolorata Gruppo Giovanile Folkloristico.

Another guest of honor at the event is 2012’s Brooklyn Senior Idol Winner Vincent Frisari.

Admission is free. For more information, feel free to call Senator Golden’s office (718) 238-6044.

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