The City of Revere collaborated with the Revere Veterans Committee to host a Veterans Day dinner dance at the Joseph L. Mottolo VFW Post 4524 last Friday night. Members of the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea were the guests of honor.
Robert D’Amelio accepted a Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of the Joseph Leon Mottolo VFW Post #4524 from Revere Veterans Committee Co-Chairs Al Terminiello and Ira Novoselsky.
Edward, who served during the Vietnam Era, and Sandra Ciancarelli, alongside Carl and Roseanne Borgioli, who served in Vietnam and earned a Purple Heart
Veterans received a standing ovation.
In back are Karen Simonelli and Trish Bryant. Seated, pictured from left to right: Revere and Everett residents Cheryl Forte, Stephanie Russo and Donna Dicks.
Don Ventolieri, who served in Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Cristina Ventolieri alongside his service dog, Zeak.
Guest Speaker Clinton Peterson, who works at the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea, thanked all veterans for serving.
Emcee Al Terminiello thanked veterans’ families for their sacrifice.
Shown from left to right: Ward 2 Councillor and veteran Ira Novoselsky, Irma Accettullo and Milly Schettino did the electric slide.
Pictured from left to right: Ward 2 Councillor/event cohost Ira Novoselsky, Revere Veterans Service Officer/Councillor-at-Large Marc Silvestri, Councillor-at-Large Anthony Zambuto, and veteran/event cohost Al Terminiello Jr.
Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea staff and veterans, pictured from left to right: Standing: Recreation Director John Davis, Human Resources Director Clinton Peterson and Vietnam veteran Phil Tammaro; seated: Vietnam veterans Charley Sarcia, William Collins, Frank Ells and Larry Clark and peacetime veteran Peter Gloss.