ELIZABETH, NJ -- Union County Freeholder Vice Chair Al Mirabella and State Senator Nick Scutari today joined with members of the various chapters of UNICO District X in holding the 11th annual Union County Columbus Day flag raising event on Friday afternoon in Elizabeth.

Mirabella and Scutari, the keynote, were among a card of speakers that included Union County Surrogate James LaCorte, Freeholder Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded, and Anthony Bengivenga, the UNICO District X Governor, which represents 8 chapters in Union County. Mayor Paul Mirabelli of Mountainside was also in attendance.

Pictured above are: Bob Bengivenga, President of the Plainfields’ Chapter of UNICO, Mike Guarino of the Columbus Parade Association of Union County, Freeholder Sergio Granados, UNICO District X Governor Anthony Bengivenga, Freeholder Kimberly Mouded-Palmieri, Freeholder Vice Chairman Alexander Mirabella, State Senator Nicholas P. Scutari, County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, County Surrogate James S. LaCorte, Sheriff Peter Corvelli, Freeholder Angel Estrada, Mountainside Mayor Paul Mirabelli, (back) Union County Manager Edward T. Oatman.