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Rear Admiral Donald Loren To Receive Lido Civic Club Announces 2018 Public Service Award

Rear Admiral Donald Loren To Receive Lido Civic Club Announces 2018 Public Service Award

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce that it has selected Donald P. Loren, Assistant Secretary for Operations, Security, and Preparedness, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to receive the 2018 Public Service Award. This award will be presented at the annual Lido Past Presidents Night Gala on Saturday, 10, November 2018 […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 Scholarships, Gives $10,000 Grant to Casa Italiana Language School

Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 Scholarships, Gives $10,000 Grant to Casa Italiana Language School

| June 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the 2018 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! At a reception held on June 21, at the Italian Embassy, the Chair of the Lido Civic Club Scholarship Committee, Francesco Isgro, officially announced the winners of a total of $60,000 in scholarships. The talented young scholarship winners are: Domenic Allegra, Bridget Bagileo, Ethan Casserino, Nina Dorsett, […]

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Italian Magistrate, Romina Incutti Speaks at Ceremony Remembering the Assassination of Giovanni Falcone

Italian Magistrate, Romina Incutti Speaks at Ceremony Remembering the Assassination of Giovanni Falcone

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Italian and Italian-American community in Washington, DC, recently commemorated the 26th anniversary of the assassination by the Mafia of Italian judge and prosecuting magistrate Giovanni Falcone, with a memorial mass celebrated at Holy Rosary Church and a reception at the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center. At the conclusion of the mass, special remarks both in […]

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Bethesda Library is Named for Ambassador Connie Morella

Bethesda Library is Named for Ambassador Connie Morella

| May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of Bethesda, Md. residents and well-wishers attended the recent renaming and grand opening of the Connie Morella Library, formerly the Bethesda Library. Ambassador Morella, who is a Bethesda resident, served in the Maryland General Assembly from 1979 to 1986 and represented Montgomery County and the 8th Congressional District from 1987 to 2003. Following her […]

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Palm Sunday Masses at Holy Rosary Church

Palm Sunday Masses at Holy Rosary Church

| March 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Palm Sunday (March 25) will be commemorated at Holy Rosary Church with the blessing and distribution of palms at Casa Italiana followed by a procession to the Church before each Mass.  The Masses are at 9:00 am in English; 10:30 am in Italian; and 12 noon in English. On Holy Thursday (March 29), a bi-lingual […]

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Washington Winemakers to host annual wine tasting event

Washington Winemakers to host annual wine tasting event

| March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Washington Winemakers of Washington DC host their annual tasting event at Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center on Sunday, March 25 from  1:15pm to 4:15pm.  In addition to tasting a variety of home-made wines,  home-made wine,   each winemaker will have delicious snack food at their table. Cost:    $10 adults and $5 for seniors (you will receive […]

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The first gelato ambassador is focused on the consumer

The first gelato ambassador is focused on the consumer

| March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Your name, Gianluigi Dellaccio, sounds to me like a delicious gelato flavor. What flavor would you be? If I had to name myself as a flavor … my favorite flavor is nocciola, which is hazelnut. But it doesn’t sound like Dellaccio. Let me think a little bit. Hazelnut stracciatella [which is like chocolate chip]. How […]

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