Union County Holds Fourth Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising


Union County Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella emceed a prominent list of speakers celebrating the raising of the flag at the fourth annual Union County Columbus Day Flag raising event. Governor James J. Florio was the keynote speaker for this year’s event.


Freeholder Angel Estrada, Freeholder Mohamed Jalloh, Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella, Father Thomas Provenzano, SDB, Pastor, St. Anthony’s Church, UNICO Past National President Renato Biribin, Italian Voice Publisher Cesarina Earl, Union County Surrogate James LaCorte, Governor James J. Florio, UNICO District X Governor Robert Bengivenga, Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition founder Manny Alfano, Union County Communications Director Sebastian D’Elia, Bayway Catering President Michael Giunta, Elizabeth Councilman Frank Mazza, Freeholder Vernell Wright. (photo: James Lowney)


Front row: Elizabeth Councilman Frank Mazza, Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella, Governor James J. Florio, Father Anthony Provenzano of St. Anthony’s Church, Freeholder Mohamed S. Jalloh, Bayway Catering President Michael Giunta, UNICO District X Governor Robert Bengivenga, UNICO Past National President Renato Biribin, Italian voice Publisher Cesarina Earl, Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition founder Manny Alfano. (Photo: James Lowney, County of Union)


The Honorable former Governor James J. Florio (photo: James J. Lowney)