“I am honoured to have been elected Chair of Villa Charities,” said Mr. Veltri. “This campus, this organization and this community have been part of my life for a long time, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to help it flourish. I am committed to finding a cooperative path that will best meet the needs of our community for current and future generations. I am especially committed to the care of our seniors, both in long-term care and assisted living, who remain the primary focus of our organization. I look forward to meeting the challenge presented by the Ministry of Health’s mandate to upgrade long-term care beds, which will revitalize Villa Colombo Toronto.”
Mr. Veltri succeeds Aldo Cundari, who served as Board Chair for three consecutive terms. Mr. Cundari served the Villa Charities community for over 20 years, first on the Villa Colombo Board of Governors from 1996 to 2007 and as a member of the Villa Charities’ Board since 2000. “On behalf of all members of the Villa Charities community, I thank Aldo for the long and extraordinary service and leadership he has provided to our organization,” Mr. Veltri remarked.
Vice Chair: Nick Sgro
Treasurer: Sandro D’Ercole
Secretary: Silvi Alzetta – Reali
Joseph J. Fusco
Columbus Centre of Toronto: Karen Manarin Villa Colombo Homes for the Aged Inc.: Joseph J. Fusco
Villa Colombo Seniors Centre (Vaughan) Inc./Di Poce Centre: Rina Tiberini, Edward Mancinelli
About Villa Charities
Villa Charities Inc. is a registered charity and non-profit organization that celebrates and promotes the Italian Heritage, Culture, Language, Arts, Food and Family Values. For almost 50 years across the GTA, Villa Charities has provided culturally sensitive long-term care for seniors and offered educational and cultural programs in music, dance, visual arts, culinary arts, athletics and more. The Villa Charities family includes Villa Colombo Homes for the Aged Inc. in Toronto; Villa Colombo Services for Seniors (Vaughan) Inc./Di Poce Centre; Caboto Terrace, Casa Del Zotto and Casa Abruzzo apartments for independent seniors; the Columbus Centre; and Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery.
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