(GLEN COVE, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove) joined the leaders and members of Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSIA) on Thursday, March 3 to celebrate the swearing-in of Joe Gallo as President of Glen Cove Loggia #1016 - the oldest OSIA lodge on Long Island. Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton presented Mr. Gallo with a Nassau County Legislature Citation in recognition of the momentous occasion.
“I have had the privilege of working alongside Joe Gallo on an array of philanthropic and community endeavors that have brought joy, comfort and pride to the residents of Glen Cove,” Legislator DeRiggi-Whitton said. “Through it all, he has been an outstanding community leader and a tireless advocate for Italian-American culture and heritage on Long Island. As a lifelong member of Loggia #1016, I am delighted that he is leading our lodge and I wish him all the best in the days ahead.”
PHOTO CAPTION - From left: Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton, her husband, Richard Valicenti, and OSIA Loggia #1016 President Joe Gallo on Thursday, March 3.
PHOTO CREDIT - Office of Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton