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Italian-American baseball ambassadors – San Diego Downtown News

Italian-American baseball ambassadors – San Diego Downtown News

| January 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

“Italians were once second-class citizens in the United States and invisible in baseball before players like Tony Lazzeri and Joe DiMaggio rose to prominence. Not having an appreciation of your heritage is like an olive tree without roots. Baseball is a part of mine.” Source: Italian-American baseball ambassadors – San Diego Downtown News

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Goggia leads Italian sweep at World Cup downhill; Vonn 27th – ABC News

Goggia leads Italian sweep at World Cup downhill; Vonn 27th – ABC News

| January 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sofia Goggia used what she called her best ever downhill run to lead an Italian sweep of the podium at a women’s World Cup race on Sunday. Racing from a lowered start due to fog in the upper part of the hill, Goggia sped down the bumpy Karnten-Franz Klammer course in gutsy style, beating the […]

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National Organization of Italian American Women Honors Three Wise Women at January 11 Event

National Organization of Italian American Women Honors Three Wise Women at January 11 Event

| December 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC — The Greater Washington, DC Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) will celebrate its ninth annual Epiphany event honoring Three Wise Women on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Maggiano’s Little Italy (5333 Wisconsin Avenue, NW) in Washington, DC. “This year we again honor and celebrate three […]

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Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore per le Festività Natalizie

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore per le Festività Natalizie

| December 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore per le Festività Natalizie Nell’avvicinarci alle feste desidero far pervenire a tutti voi e alle vostre famiglie i miei auguri più sinceri. Questo momento dell’anno è un’occasione per soffermarci su eventi e risultati dei mesi passati, per tracciare bilanci e avviare nuovi progetti per il futuro. Il 2017 è stato un anno intenso […]

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Remembering Michele “Mike” Savino

Remembering Michele “Mike” Savino

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mike Savino, a friend and a supporter of the Italian American community in Washington DC and beyond, passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017, after a valiant battle with cancer. Mike was born on July 28, 1947, in Flumeri (Naples) Italy, to parents Rafael and Maria (née Cipriani). The family later emigrated to Buenos Aires, […]

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Lido Civic Club Honors Exceptional Leaders in Business, Government

Lido Civic Club Honors Exceptional Leaders in Business, Government

| November 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

At its 88th Anniversary and Past Presidents Gala, the Lido Civic Club honored as its Man of the Year local businessman and philanthropist John DePaola. Lido bestowed its National Public Service Award on public servant Ronald Vitiello. DePaola is the CEO of Long Roofing and the founder, with his wife Jill, of the Bo DePaola […]

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Italian Cultural Society inaugurates its new headquarters in Bethesda

Italian Cultural Society inaugurates its new headquarters in Bethesda

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Italian Cutural Society (ICS) recently inaugurated its new headquarters in Bethesda, Md.   The Grand Opening Events and Ribbon Cutting were held on Sunday Nov. 19 and Monday Nov. 20.  At the ribbon-cutting ceremony were, among others, Italian Embassy Minister Catherine Flumiani (center) Luigi DeLuca, president of the Society, and Francesca Casazza, the executive director.

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