State Rep. Madaro Attends GreenRoots Grand Opening Celebration

Rep. Adrian Madaro, known for his outstanding work on environmental issues, attended the grand opening of the GreenRoots organization’s new offices last Thursday at 90 Everett Ave., Chelsea.

Madaro joined Chelsea City Manager Tom Ambrosino, GreenRoots Executive Director Roseann Bongiovanni, and other dignitaries at the ceremonies that marked the relocation of GreenRoots from its previous headquarters on Marginal Street, Chelsea.

Massachusetts State Rep Adrian Madaro, Carpenters Union Local#328 Business Manager Richard Pedi, Greenroots Executive Director Roseann Bongiovanni, Local 22 Business Agents John and Mike (2nd from right) Cimino, Tony Hernandez of the International Painters Union, and Local 22 Labors and Executive Board Member Richard Curran.

GreenRoots is a community-based organization dedicated to improving and enhancing the urban environment and public health in Chelsea and surrounding communities.

Madaro drew a warm reception at the event, with many residents expressing their gratitude to the East Boston representative for his continuing support of environmental projects that enhance the quality of life in Chelsea and East Boston.

Bongiovanni, a former Chelsea councillor-at-large who has made GreenRoots one of the region’s most powerful voices on the environment, praised Madaro, stating, “Representative Madaro is not only a champion for environmental justice and for his constituents, but he is also a friend and allied supporter.  Adrian knows what it is like to live in neighborhoods plagued by air pollution, noise, and industrial burdens.  He works side-by-side with residents to make our neighborhoods healthier and cleaner. We’re honored to have Adrian’s support and friendship.” 

Madaro congratulated GreenRooots officials at the grand opening ceremonies. “I want to congratulate GreenRoots on the grand opening of their new office space. GreenRoots is a pillar in the East Boston and Chelsea communities, fighting for climate and environmental justice. I’m thrilled they have found a new home to continue their work, and I look forward to continuing to partner with them to advocate for our neighborhoods.”

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