West Melbourne, FL, October 13, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Mayor Hal Rose and the City of West Melbourne issued a Proclamation making October 25 “West Melbourne Pasta Day.” The proclamation encourages all citizens to enjoy their favorite pasta dish on October 25th, which coincides with World Pasta Day.
During the city council meeting on October 2, Mayor Rose honored the pasta industry and DEMACO. DEMACO started building pasta machines in 1914 as I. DeFrancisci & Son, and is now headquartered in West Melbourne. The proclamation recognizes DEMACO as "advancing the pasta industry during the course of its long history through innovation and technology development."
Mayor Rose also recognized pasta as, "nutritious, tasty and brings family and friends together." He also said he is proud that West Melbourne is the home of a company directly involved in this important industry.
In honor of West Melbourne Pasta Day, Riviana Foods of Houston, Texas, a major producer of pasta, will donate several cases of Ronzoni Garden Delight brand pasta to the Daily Bread. Garden Delight pasta is made on a DEMACO extruder.
Cynthia Hanscom, West Melbourne City Clerk, helped organize the West Melbourne Pasta Day.
West Melbourne Pasta Day
WHEREAS: DEMACO stands for DeFrancisci Machine Company, where five generations of the DeFrancisci family have designed and manufactured industrial size pasta machines since 1914; and
WHEREAS: the largest and most prominent food companies in the world use DEMACO pasta machines; and
WHEREAS: almost every major pasta brand in the United States got its start using DEMACO pasta presses; and
WHEREAS: DEMACO has advanced the pasta industry during the course of its long history through innovation and technology development; and
WHEREAS: DEMACO is located in West Melbourne on Coral Drive; and
WHEREAS: Pasta is nutritious, tasty and brings family and friends together; and
WHEREAS: October 25 has been designated as World Pasta Day.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Hal Rose, Mayor of the City of West Melbourne, in recognition of DEMACO as an industry leader in the production of industrial pasta machines, proclaim October 25, 2018, as West Melbourne Pasta Day, and encourage all citizens to share your favorite pasta dish.
WITNESS my hand and the Seal of the City this 18th day of September 2018.
MAYOR HAL ROSE