Tag Archives: Beniamino Mazzulla

JCCIA rewrites Queen Pageant script

  The Chandelier Room at Casa Italia was transformed into a Milan runway for this year’s Columbus Day Queen Pageant, and event organizers couldn’t be more pleased. “It was like a Versace fashion show!” enthuses Jo Ann Serpico, executive director of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans. “We had 22 contestants, the room looked absolutely beautiful and the event went off without a hitch!” Serpico is equally proud of the fact that no admission was charged, paving the way for a capacity crowd of nearly 200 family members and friends. Elizabeth Cavalieri Konopacki walked away with the crown, and …

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Stone Park Mayor Beniamino Mazzulla

Beniamino Mazzulla has served as mayor of Stone Park since 2001. He was born in Calabria and came to America with his parents in 1976, settling in Stone Park. Since assuming office, Mazzulla has instituted a bilingual village newsletter and has established programs for seniors, homeowners and children. Family-oriented activities have resulted from a resident-member special events committee. He also has spruced up the town and improved landscaping throughout the village. Mazzulla was first introduced to public service in 1995 when he spent two years as a police officer for the Memorial Park District.

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