CAPTAIN ANTHONY CELENZA, JR.
NICHOLAS CELENZA, USMC
NEW YEARS DAY 2015
STRUT ALONG WITH CAPTAIN CELENZA
The Joseph A. Ferko String Band welcomes back, Anthony Celenza, Jr. as our Captain!
Captain Celenza, has served in various positions over his 46 years with our organization, including Captain from 2008 thru 2016, President for 19 years, he served as a long time Board of Director, and various other positions and committees too numerous to list. His leadership over the years has helped guide and direct the Ferko organization, he was and continues to be, an integral part of the band’s success.
Captain Celenza is a Gold Card – Lifetime Member of Ferko, a member of the Ferko Hall of Fame, and he is also a member of the Philadelphia Mummers String Band Association Hall of Fame, where he served as Delegate representing Ferko for many years; he is Ferko’s Delegate currently.
With much appreciation for all you have done for Ferko over the past 46 years, and for all the sacrifices that you have made for the betterment of Ferko, we, your brothers, proudly welcome you back, Captain Anthony Celenza, Jr.
As we approach our 100th Anniversary, and as you walk in Captain Joe Ferko’s shoes, know that we are truly honored to march behind you.