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Borough President Diaz Hosted Annual Italian-American Heritage Celebration

Pictured: Borough President Diaz and WFAN host Mike Francesa.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, "Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo, on Thursday, October 8, 2015. Honorees included WFAN 660 AM radio host Mike Francesa, Sal Abbatiello, Owner of Fever Records; Donna Cirolia, Vice President for Regional Public Affairs and Communications, Northeast for Coca-Cola; and Peter Vallone, former speaker of the New York City Council. The event was sponsored by Coca-Cola, the Wildlife Conservation Society, the Belmont Business Improvement District and Artuso's Pastry.

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