Senator Golden to Honor Italian Culture and Heritage at Community Awards Celebration

Martin J. Golden

October 19, 2012

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing his plans to host a community celebration and awards ceremony in honor of Italian Heritage Month to be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., at St. Athansius Auditorium, 6120 Bay Parkway in Brooklyn.


The honorees to be recognized by Senator Golden are Arthur Aidala, Dr. Harry DeMeo, New York City Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and Michael Gargiulo of WNBC’s Today in New York.


Senator Marty Golden stated, “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.”


The event will also feature a special performance by 2012 Brooklyn Senior Idol Winner Vincent Frisari and an Italian dance presentation by the Associazione Puglise Figli Di Maria SS Addolorata Gruppo Giovanile Folkloristico.


Admission is free and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Senator Golden’s office (718) 238-6044.