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September's Spectacular Senior: Ric Ortisi | Community Spirit

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September's Spectacular Senior: Ric Ortisi
September's Spectacular Senior: Ric Ortisi

Gulfport, Florida --  Every month, the Gulfport Multipurpose Senior Center elects a senior citizen of the month. The Gabber finds out more about what makes these distinguished men and ladies so spectacular.

  Ric Ortisi Hometown: Middletown, ConnecticutCurrent City: GulfportWhen did you move to the area: April 1998What was your career? Custom cabinetry and house painting. While I was building cabinets, I have been fortunate to meet stars like Martha Raye [and] Shirley Jones, as well as other TV executives.  I am self-taught by trade and was proud of my work. Family? I am one of four siblings.  I just became a great uncle in December. When family comes to visit, we always go to baseball games and all the local festivals that Gulfport has to offer.  What do you consider your "moment"? [READ MORE]

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