Orange/West Orange Chapter of UNICO National Holds Italian Flag Raising

Oct 10, 2021 300

BY: Joseph Fagan

The Orange/West Orange Chapter of UNICO National held an Italian Flag Raising on the steps of West Orange Town Hall on October 7 in celebration of Italian American Heritage Month. Both Mayor Robert Parisi and UNICO Director Frank Gonnella spoke about the importance of the deeply rooted Italian pride that drives their daily lives.

Councilwomen Michelle Casalino and Susan McCartney as well as West Orange School Board President Terry Trigg-Scales were among those in attendance. UNICO is a service organization that raises funds for scholarships and contributes to many of the town's special projects including making donations to the Food Pantry located at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in West Orange.

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