Barry’s Auto Body, eco-friendly Staten Island collision shop, is proud to announce that our community member of the month for January 2020 is Giuseppe Bertone, past president of the Verrazano Kiwanis Club.
Mr. Bertone has spent many years working on behalf of the Staten Island community.
Said Barry and Michele Crupi, owners of Barry’s Auto Body, eco-friendly Staten Island collision shop, “We are honored to know Mr. Bertone and to name him as January’s community member of the month. Giuseppe and his family epitomize all that is good about Staten Island. From working to help the poor to being an example to young men who participate in scouting, Mr. Bertone understands that the best way to enrich one’s soul is to give to others. We want to thank Mr. Bertone for his service to Staten Island and we urge others to follow his example.”
In addition to serving as Key Club Advisor, Board of Director, Vice President and President of Kiwanis, Mr. Bertone is a 14 year member of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul – a group of men and women who strive for spiritual growth by helping those in need.The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul advocates on behalf of the poor and seeks ways to remedy the root causes of poverty.
Mr. Bertone is one of over 100,000 trained Saint Vincent de Paul Society volunteers who dedicated more than 12 million hours in service to others last year. In 2018, Saint Vincent de Paul volunteers helped more than 5.4 million Americans in need by offering a host of services including visiting homes, hospitals and prisons to provide companionship and love.
Mr. Bertone also dedicates his time working with young men through the Boy Scouts of America. For the past 22 years he has served as an Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 41.
Giuseppe Bertone is an active parishioner of Saint Claire’s Roman Catholic Church located in Great Kills, Staten Island.
Congratulations Mr. Bertone for being Barry’s Auto Body, eco-friendly Staten Island collision shop’s January community member of the month.