FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2003
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton Visits Troy’s Little Italy 8/2
On Saturday, August 2nd at 3 p.m., Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will arrive at the Italian Community Center, 1450 5th Avenue, Troy, to meet and greet some Troy neighbors. At this neighborhood event, Joe Fama of TAP, Inc. will reveal exciting new plans he has been working on for Troy’s Little Italy. Rocco “Rocky” DeFazio of DeFazio’s Pizzeria and Import Shop will also share some of his thoughts, plans and inspirations for Little Italy, the initiative he launched last January. The visit will conclude with a stop at DeFazio’s Pizzeria and Import Shop at 264 4th Street, Troy, if time allows.
Senator Clinton’s contacted the DeFazio family and asked to visit Little Italy to learn more about the plans for this area. Her visit will allow her to meet the people and planners of Little Italy. “We are thrilled that Senator Clinton is visiting our neighborhood, and hope that we can work together in the future,” says Rocky DeFazio. “It’s an exciting time for Troy!”
Individuals on the speaking program include:
Troy’s Little Italy was launched by Rocky DeFazio in January 2003. Successful Little Italy initiatives by Gli Amici di Piccola Italia (Friends of Little Italy) to date include:
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