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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Five hundred and twenty-five years ago, Christopher Columbus completed an ambitious and daring voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas.  The voyage was a remarkable and then-unparalleled feat that helped launch the age […]

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Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC recently honored Anna and Francesco Isgro for their community service at its annual Italian American Congressional Delegation Reception. Thomas Stallone Sr., the event’s chair, introduced Fr. Ezio Marchetto, pastor of Holy Rosary Church who gave the invocation. Lido President Thomas Regnante introduced the honorees. Francesco Isgro is a […]

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The Casa Italiana Language School (CILS)

The Casa Italiana Language School (CILS)

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center has been called a corner of authentic Italy in the heart of Washington DC, Italy’s gift to the nation capital for over thirty years. The Casa Italiana Language School is the authentic place to experience, in Washington, all that Italy has to offer. Be it Language and History, be it Culture […]

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Lido Civic Club to Honor John DePaola

Lido Civic Club to Honor John DePaola

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

John DePaola President & CEO Long Fence and Home, LLLP has been selected as the Lido Civic Club 2017 Man of the Year. DePaola and wife Jill, founded the Bo DePaola Family Foundation in memory of their son Bo DePaola. The foundation’s mission is to break the stigma of mental illness with education and guidance. […]

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Italian American Community Mourns Passing of Fred Rotondaro

Italian American Community Mourns Passing of Fred Rotondaro

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fred Rotondaro, an icon of the Italian American Community in Washington, D.C. and beyond, passed away on June 26, 2017. Born in Pittston, Pa., in 1939, Rotondaro earned undergraduate degrees in English and Philosophy from the University of Scranton, a Master’s degree in English from Creighton University, and his PhD in American Studies from New […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 In Scholarships, Grants $10,000 to Casa Italiana Language School

Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 In Scholarships, Grants $10,000 to Casa Italiana Language School

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Congratulations to the 2017 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! Francesco Isgro, Chair of the Lido Civic Club Scholarship Committee, announced the winners of a total on $60,000 in scholarships at the Sixth Annual Scholarship Awards Presentations held at the Italian Embassy. The scholarship winners are: Domenic Allegra, Bridget Bagileo, Ethan Casserino, Nina Dorsett, Olivia […]

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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore d’Italia a Washington, Armando Varricchio, in occasione della Festa della Repubblica

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore d’Italia a Washington, Armando Varricchio, in occasione della Festa della Repubblica

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cari connazionali, cari amici italo-americani In questa giornata di festa onoriamo i valori di libertà, democrazia e uguaglianza alla base della Repubblica Italiana e della nostra amicizia ed alleanza con gli Stati Uniti d’America. Un vincolo solido, lasciatoci in eredità dai nostri Padri e che trova ogni giorno nuovo alimento. I recenti incontri in Italia […]

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