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39th Italian American Open Set for June 4th    Hosted by Lido Civic Club

39th Italian American Open Set for June 4th Hosted by Lido Civic Club

| March 28, 2012

The 39th Italian American Open hosted by the Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C., will be held on June 4, 2012 at Norbeck Country Club in Rockville, Md., near the intersection of Georgia Ave. and Norbeck Rd. Last year’s event raised $30,000 to benefit Casa Italiana, the Italian Cultural Center in Washington, D.C. and the […]

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At Casa Italiana Cultural Center Winemakers Offer Homemade Vintages

At Casa Italiana Cultural Center Winemakers Offer Homemade Vintages

| March 19, 2012

More than a 150 people enjoyed last Sunday afternoon at Casa Italiana Cultural Center tasting home made wine. The event was hosted by the Washington Winemakers, a group composed  mostly by Italian Americans who get together each year to order grapes and supplies, socialize and exchange ideas.  In addition to wine, there was also an abundance of food, […]

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Italian American Thom Loverro, professional sports writer speaks at Lido Civic Club

Italian American Thom Loverro, professional sports writer speaks at Lido Civic Club

| March 18, 2012

Thom Loverro, one of the country’s top sports journalists and co-host of a local sports talk show, was recently a guest speaker at the Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C. Loverro, whose paternal grandparents emigrated from Bari, Italy, grew up in Brooklyn and later moved to Pennsylvania. He began his journalism career in 1977 and […]

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Senate Resolution Commemorating 150th Anniversary of Italian Unification

Senate Resolution Commemorating 150th Anniversary of Italian Unification

| March 15, 2012

S. Res. 394 Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Italian Unification and the beginning of warm and abiding relations between the people of the United States and Italy. Whereas it has been 150 years since March 17, 1861, when the parliament of a united Italy proclaimed Victor Emmanuel II their king; Whereas the story of the […]

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Flangini & Minnelli – Il Cinema Dipinto, Exhibit at Italian Embassy

Flangini & Minnelli – Il Cinema Dipinto, Exhibit at Italian Embassy

| March 14, 2012

The Embassy of Italy/Italian Cultural Institute, in collaboration with Regione Lombardia, Associazione Giuseppe e Gina Flangini, and Associazione Colosseum Roma, presents the opening of the exhibit Flangini & Minnelli – Il Cinema Dipinto. On the occasion of the opening, Maestro Stefano Gueresi will perform at the piano his compositions inspired by Flangini’s paintings and a […]

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U.S. Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing 150th Anniversary of Italian Unification

U.S. Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing 150th Anniversary of Italian Unification

| March 14, 2012

The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), the nation’s largest and oldest organization representing Americans of Italian heritage, has sent formal congratulations to U.S. Senator John Kerry (D – MA) for sponsoring a Senate Resolution [S.Res.394] that passed March 12, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. OSIA also thanked Sen. Kerry […]

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Sons of Italy’s NELA Gala to Honor Secretary Hillary Cinton, Gen. Pete Pace Among Others

Sons of Italy’s NELA Gala to Honor Secretary Hillary Cinton, Gen. Pete Pace Among Others

| March 13, 2012

On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, the Sons of Italy Foundation’s 24th Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala returns to the National Building Museum to honor: Sec. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Gen. Peter Pace, Claudio Bozzo, and Armand Sabitoni. The NELA Gala is the SIF’s most important fund-raising and public affairs event, highlighting the foundation’s commitment to […]

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