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Maryland State Senator Rob Garagiola Guest Speaker at Lido Civic Club

Maryland State Senator Rob Garagiola Guest Speaker at Lido Civic Club

| May 15, 2012

Maryland State Senator Rob Garagiola, was the guest speaker at the April meeting of the Lido Civic Club.  A native of Michigan, Garagiola has been a Maryland state senator since 2002. Before that, he was a senior legislative aide to Congressman Frank Pallone. In the Maryland State Senate, Garagiola has led the effort to expand healthcare […]

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Italians in DC Celebrate With Festival 2012 – May 20, 2012 at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza

Italians in DC Celebrate With Festival 2012 – May 20, 2012 at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza

| May 8, 2012

The second annual “Italians in DC Festival” will be held on Sunday, May 20, from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza and Ronald Reagan Building at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. The Festival is a celebration of contemporary Italian culture, presented by Italians in the area who will bring a piece of Italy […]

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Sebastian Rotella, Winner of the 2012 Urbino Press Award ~  “In my house the American dream is not a cliché”

Sebastian Rotella, Winner of the 2012 Urbino Press Award ~ “In my house the American dream is not a cliché”

| April 26, 2012

Sebastian Rotella, a Senior Reporter with ProPublica, an author, and a former reporter with the Los Angeles Times, is the winner of the Seventh Urbino Press Award. Rotella’s father, Salvatore Giuseppe Rotella, emigrated to the United States from Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Sicily in 1950. The announcement was made this evening by Italian Ambassador Claudio […]

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The Promotion of Italian Language in the United States Enters a “Critical” Phase

The Promotion of Italian Language in the United States Enters a “Critical” Phase

| April 18, 2012

The Italian Embassy, represented by Minister Cristiano Maggipinto and the Director of the Education Office, Lucia Dalla Montà, brought together the leadership of Italian American organizations in the Washington Metropolitan area to discuss the status of programs to teach Italian in American schools and in particular future funding for the programs. The good news is […]

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Easter Sunday Celebrated at Holy Rosary Church

Easter Sunday Celebrated at Holy Rosary Church

| April 8, 2012

Happy Easter and Buona Pasqua to all our visitors! Hundreds of Italian Americans living in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, attended standing-room only Easter Masses at the Italian parish, Holy Rosary Church.  Easter Sunday at Holy Rosary Church The 10:30 a.m. Italian Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Silvano Maria Tomasi, currently Permanent Observer of Holy See to […]

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Archbishop Silvano Tomasi Celebrates Mass at Holy Rosary Church on Palm Sunday; Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero Welcomed by Italian American Community

Archbishop Silvano Tomasi Celebrates Mass at Holy Rosary Church on Palm Sunday; Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero Welcomed by Italian American Community

| April 1, 2012

On Palm Sunday, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva, celebrated the Italian Mass at Holy Rosary Church in Washington D.C.  Archbishop Tomasi is the brother of Fr. Lydio Tomasi, pastor of Holy Rosary Church. Also attending the Mass were Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero and his […]

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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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