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Garden of Orbetello

On March, 8 2022 on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the European Day of the Righteous a new Garden was created in Orbetello at Bosco Rotary. Within the green area "Bosco Rotary" managed and run by the  Rotary club Orbetello Costa d'Argento, students and teachers of the middle school in Orbetello (Scuola media di Neghelli, IC Don Milani) worked in collaboration with the club to create the space where to honour the memory of the Righteous within the Bosco Rotary. 

During the ceremony a pine tree was planted and it was dedicated to the memory of Michele Bolgia, a rail worker from Orbetello who saved many Jewish during the WWII in Italy. The ceremony was attended by Gian Carlo Francia, President of Rotary club, Roberta Capitini, School principal, the Mayor of Orbetello Andrea Casamenti and the Deputy Mayor Chiara Piccini, who is also a teacher and an active member of the club. 

The celebrations continued until Friday the 11th with a dinner at Bosco Rotary.

8 March 2022

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