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Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro Lodge History

The fifth new lodge of the Bologna Administration was installed on Sunday, September 29, 1974 at the Colonie Hill in Hauppauge.

Named after one of the founders of the Order, it is called the Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro Lodge No. 2319 of Smithtown.
Grand Orator, John D. Dorsi, presided over the installation of over 200 members. Grand Recording Secretary, Joseph Montemarano,
assisted as Herald. Suffolk County Executive John Klein proclaimed the day "Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro Day."
The Lodge was sponsored by the Andrea Doria Lodge No. 2201 of Centereach. Hugo Giove was Venerable.
Assisting in the formation of the Lodge was Chairman Daniel Russo and Grand Trustee Anthony Graziano, also of the Andrea Doria Lodge.
The three founders of the Lodge were: Venerable Vincent Cassara, Assistant Venerable Angelo Tropea and Guard Frank Monteleone.

Charter Members of the Lodge and dignitaries
at the 25th Anniversary Dinner Dance

Standing in the Back Row
John Carricato, Cataldo Baldi, Larry Trotta, Honorable Saverio J. Fierro
Suffolk County Legislator Michael D’Andre (R-St. James)
Smithtown Deputy Supervisor Eugene Cannataro

Nardina Trotta, Angelina Di Gregorio

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