News from East Boston Kiwanis
Sen. Petruccelli Addresses East
Boston Kiwanis Club at its October 18 meeting
KIWANIS GUEST SPEAKER… Senator Anthony Petruccelli
(center) was the guest speaker at the East Boston Kiwanis Club on
October 18. He spoke about the casino legislation now under review
on Beacon Hill. He is flanked by Dr. Matt Mallen (left), the club
speaker’s chairman, and Ed Coletta (right), club president.
Next Up: Club’s November Speakers to include Clark Moulaison (Nov.
1) and John Nucci (Nov. 15)
(EAST BOSTON, MA October 28, 2011) – State Senator Anthony
Petruccelli of East Boston was the guest speaker at the East Boston
Kiwanis Club meeting on October 18, 2011, at Spinelli’s in East
Sen. Petruccelli talked about the gaming legislation, which is
now making its way through the House and Senate on Beacon Hill. He
talked about the possible placement of a resort casino on the site
of the Suffolk Downs Racetrack in East Boston/Revere and how the
siting of a casino there might impact traffic, local businesses, and
residents who live in the area. He also talked about which residents
would get to vote on a local casino project and why the legislation
designates certain areas for voting on a local proposal.
The East Boston Kiwanis Club also has two guest speaker programs
scheduled for November.
On Tuesday, Nov. 1, Clark Moulaison will talk about the Main
Streets Program in East Boston. On Tuesday, Nov. 15, John Nucci of
East Boston – a vice president with Suffolk University in Boston –
will talk about Suffolk’s importance to Boston, as well as other
issues from his days as a Boston city councilor and a Suffolk County
The East Boston Kiwanis Club meets every first and third Tuesday
at 6 p.m. in Spinelli’s function hall, Day Square in East Boston.
The public is invited to attend; those interested in attending can
call Ed Coletta at 617-797-2683.
Source: Kiwanis Club of East Boston, Ed Coletta