RadioRotary interviews Highland Rotarian Tony Marmo and Anna Palazzo Brett about the annual Italian-American Festival on the Strand Walkway at the Roundout in Kingston, NY, also known as the Kingston Waterfront. Ulster Country, like much of the Hudson Valley, has a rich Italian heritage, much of it stemming from the skilled masons and quarry workers imported to build the mansions and dams throughout the Valley. The Festival celebrates this with emphasis on the foods and music that came to American from Italy along with the workers. The event is free, but the Ulster Italian-American Society realizes a profit from the many vendors of all kinds who rent space at the Festival and from several local sponsors such as the Reis Group of insurance brokers. The money raised goes to good causes such as the several scholarships awarded to local students who have an Italian heritage.
Ulster Country Italian American Foundation: http://www.ucitalianamericanfoundation.org/
Kingston, NY, Waterfront: http://thekingstonwaterfront.com/
American Italian Heritage Museum in Albany: http://www.americanitalianmuseum.org/
Reis Group: https://www.reisinsurance.com/
Highland Rotary: https://highlandrotaryclub.com/
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