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Message from the President

As we commence our 94th year as the Società Isole Eolie, we are now at our highest level of membership in its history and this is undoubtedly due to renewed interest in the Società from when we celebrated our 90th anniversary in 2015 together with special events such as the “From Volcanoes we Sailed” exhibition at the Immigration Museum and the film screening of “Da l’Italia a l’Australia”. In 2019 we are completing our 70th Anniversary of our Annual Picnic, at Keast Park, Seaford.

As a second generation Aeolian, I am keen to keep our culture alive and relevant to current and future generations of Aeolians, their families and friends.  I hope that as the committee reaches out to the broader Aeolian community over coming months, that you will consider us to be part of your extended family and that you will spend some time with us, at our events.

I am very honoured to be President since 2016 and look forward to working with the committee dedicated to meeting your needs over coming years.

Sam Portelli
email:  sampor@bigpond.com

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