In honor of Italian Heritage Month, the Flag of Italy was raised at Boston City Hall on Friday, October 11.
Despite the rain, government officials, Italian neighbors and others came out to celebrate the flag raising, part of
Italian Heritage Month. Photographer Gerri Palladino was on hand to capture all the excitement.
Consul General of Italy Federica Serini Philip Frattaroli, Managing Partner and CEO of Filmark Hospitality Group State Rep. Adrian Madaro City Councilor Lydia Edwards, District 1 City Councilor Mark Ciommo,District 9 Adrian Madaro, Lydia Edwards and Philip Frattaroli raising the flag. Denise Furnari, State Vice President, Order of the Sons and Daughters of Italy; and Richard Vita, President, October Italian Heritage Month Committee City Councilor Ed Flynn, Ricardo Patron, Steven Gingras, Rep. Adrian Madaro, Michael Bonetti, Jason Ruggiero Beppe Simonetti Italian Contemporary Art Gallery, Consul General of Italy Federica Serini, and Filippo Frattaroli of Filippo’s Restaurant State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, City Councilor Lydia Edwards, City Councilor Ed Flynn State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Councilor Lydia Edwards, Councilor Mark Ciommo, Councilor Ed Flynn, & Rep. Adrian Madaro State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and City Councilor Ed Flynn Maria Lanza, Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services; Philip Frattaroli, and Richard Vita, President of October Italian Heritage Month Committee