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Lido Civic Club Honors Tony Cancelosi and Italian Minister Cristiano Maggipinto

Lido Civic Club Honors Tony Cancelosi and Italian Minister Cristiano Maggipinto

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington D.C., at its 84th Anniversary and Past Presidents Night Gala, honored Anthony “Tony” J. Cancelosi, president and chief executive officer of the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, as its 2014 “Man of the Year.” The Lido Club also bestowed the Distinguished Community Service Award on Cristiano Maggipinto, Minister Plenipotentiary […]

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Washington DC Celebrates National Columbus Memorial Centennial (1912-2012)

Washington DC Celebrates National Columbus Memorial Centennial (1912-2012)

| October 8, 2012

On Columbus Day, October 8, 2012, Italian Americans and friends joined in the centennial celebration at the National Christopher Columbus Memorial located at the Union Station plaza. The celebration marked the 100th year since the unveiling of the Columbus Memorial.  According to the June 9, 1912 edition of The Washington Herald, it was then Italian Ambassador Marquis Cusani Confalonieri […]

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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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