In Los Angeles, October is Italian American Heritage month

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It is our pleasure to inform our community that Councilman Joe Buscaino has extended an invitation to all the Italian-American community to participate to the celebrations that will be held in Downtown LA as well as in Little Italy in San Pedro. Here is a copy of his message to the community:

Dear Friends, it is with great pleasure that I invite you to be our special guest at this year's Italian American Heritage Month (IAHM) Celebrations. During the month of October, the City of Los Angeles will be holding a variety of events celebrating IAHM, which recognizes the significant contributions Italian Americans have made to the growth and prosperity of Los Angeles.

On Friday, October 4, 2019, I will host a City Council Presentation and celebration. We will honor individuals who have made life-long contributions to the Italian community with a city proclamation. On Saturday, October 5, 2019, we will be hosting the Historic Little Italy Sign Unveiling & Festa, with a celebration including food, entertainment and wonderful "family and friends" atmosphere.

Italian American Heritage Month Celebration Friday, Oct. 4th, 2019, 6 PM Los Angeles City Hall 200 N. Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90012. 6 PM Council Presentation (Council Chambers 3rd FI); 7 PM IAHM Dinner, City Hall Rotunda

Historic Little Italy Sign Unveiling & Festa Saturday, Oct. 5th, 2019, 5PM- 10PM 230 W. 6th Street San Pedro, CA 90731

Please RSVP to Lidia Soto at lidia.soto@lacity.org or (213) 473-7015.

Warm Regards,

Joe Buscaino

SOURCE: COMITES Los Angeles

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