The Father Beatini Memorial Award
Louis Rizzieri 2015 Father Beatini
Louis Rizzieri has been chosen as this year’s Father Beatini Award recipient. He has been active in the Communities in which he lived. While in college at Hobart he volunteered as basketball coach for DeSales High School in Geneva, he was president of the Red Creek Rotary Club. Louis is very active in many aspects of life in Seneca Falls even retired. Louis is the son of Alexander and Maria Pisano Rizzieri, he had 8 brothers and sisters.Louis married to Barbara Yates. They are the proud parents of 5 children, 13 grandchildren and 5 great grand children. St. Anthony Commission’s President Karen Burlingame states “The Commission feels that is an excellent choice. Louis Rizzieri is a tremendous asset to our community.” Louis will be joining the previous 36 recipients’ of this prestigious honor including Vincent Caraccilo, Joyce Sinicropi, Jim Colella, and the Angelo Sandroni Family. He will be honored September 6, 2015 at the 11:00AM Mass, at St. Francis and St. Clare Church in Seneca Falls. At 10:30AM there will be a procession from at Rumseyville Sportsmen’s Club to the church. The St. Anthony’s Commission is hosting a free continental breakfast at the Rumseyville Club from 9:00AM on. All former honorees and their families are invited to participate in the procession. The St. Anthony’s Festival features free admission and parking, live music, rides for children of all ages, Italian food and games of chance. There is truly something for everyone. On Sunday the festival concludes with a spectacular fireworks display sponsored by IESI Seneca Meadows. The community is urged to celebrate the end of summer by attending this event and help honor Louis Rizzieri and the Italian Heritage of Seneca Falls.
In grateful recognition and appreciation for contributions to community service and religious activities and for furthering the Italian culture and heritage within our community.
Presented with pride by
2015 - Louis Rizzieri