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MATERA – The twinning project started to take the definitive shape yesterday as the delegation headed by Frank Miele and led by Francesco Sorbara, mp from Vaughan Woodbridge, met with local officials from Basilicata at Palazzo San Gervasio, part of the Region of municipality of Potenza.
In display of the commitment of the initiative, the Mayor of Palazzo, Michele Mastro, opened City Hall to the delegation – which included Dan Montesano, President of the club Palazzo San Gervasio, Toronto, and Pat Tremamunno, senior Vice President of the Basilicata Cultural Society, Toronto – despite being the national holiday.
Joining the delegation at City Hall: Michele Grieco, representative from the Regional Municipality of Matera; assessore comunale, Luca Festino, Regional Councillor Aurelio Pace, President of the Commission for the Lucani nel Mondo; President of the foundation “Ente Morale D’Errico”, Dottor Mario Saluzzi; Mario Romanelli, representing the town of Palazzo in the same foundation; and, Lella Piarulli, former Vice Chair of the Regional Council of Potenza, and promoter of the initiative.
The group extended an invitation as well to the Mayor of Regional Municipality of Potenza, dott. ing. Dario De Luca, who, together with his wife, came to show his support.