The Centro Culturale Italiano di Buffalo presents “Hertel Walls” Lecture
March 26th at 7PM at the new Dash's on Hertel Avenue
Buffalo native Joel Feroleto, a Canisius College and University at Buffalo Law graduate, is an attorney at Feroleto Law and serves on the Buffalo Common Council representing the Delaware District. He also volunteers as a Board member for the Bairs Foundation and Save the Michaels Organization.
Since being elected to the Council in 2015, Councilmember Feroleto has worked diligently alongside community organizations and artists to champion public art around Buffalo. He began the “Hertel Walls” project in collaboration with the Albright Knox and several local and international artists in an effort to enhance Hertel Ave. In 2019 he co-founded the Hertel Alley Art Fest and with help from the 15 participating artists, transforming the alley into a conglomeration of color and expression.
In recognition of Councilmember Feroleto’s continuous efforts to better our community, he received the 2015 Sarah G. Metzger Award for his contributions to further human rights. In 2019, Councilmember Feroleto received the Amherst Chamber of Commerce Community Revitalization Award for co-founding the Hertel Walls public art project. The Feroleto family also received the Good Government Club Achievement Award in 2019, which recognizes the contributions of Italian-Americans in public service.
Centro Culturale Italiano di Buffalo
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