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NIAF Creates Innovative Affiliate Organization Program

NIAF Creates Innovative Affiliate Organization Program

| March 9, 2022 | 0 Comments

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) announced today that it has implemented an Affiliate Organization Program to offer support and strengthen ties to the Italian American community nationwide. Organizations that become affiliates of NIAF for an annual fee of only $1,500 receive discounted NIAF membership for their individual members, invitations to special opportunities, and access […]

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Remembering Diego D’Ambrosio

Remembering Diego D’Ambrosio

| October 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Italian American community mourns the passing of Diego D’Ambrosio, an iconic figure in our Nation’s Capital. His shop, Diego’s Hair Salon, established in the sixties and located in the Dupont Circle neighborhood, became a Washington institution. The signed photos of his clients — diplomats, bishops, supreme court justices, politicians, and more — hanging on […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $95,000 in Scholarships

Lido Civic Club Awards $95,000 in Scholarships

| June 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

 The Lido Civic Club ,  at a reception held at the Kenwood Country Club, officially awarded $95,000 to 14 outstanding Italian American students from the Washington, DC area. The awards were presented by President Richard DiPippo, and Past President and former Scholarship Chair Francesco Isgro. Domenico Bellantone, the First Counselor of the Embassy of Italy, […]

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RIP Ida Arcorace Dunham

RIP Ida Arcorace Dunham

| May 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Italian American community in Washington DC mourns the passing of Cavaliere Ida Arcorace Dunham, who as founder of Allegro Tours built hundreds of bridges across the Atlantic to her native Calabria, her beloved hometown of Roccella Jonica, and all over Italy through musical and cultural programs — customized music, choral and orchestral tours for […]

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The John Carroll Society presents The 29th Annual Rose Mass: A Special Salute to Healthcare Workers

The John Carroll Society presents The 29th Annual Rose Mass: A Special Salute to Healthcare Workers

| March 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

The 29th Annual Rose Mass, “A Special Salute to Healthcare Workers”, was celebrated today by His Eminence Wilton Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington DC,  at The Church of the Little Flower in Bethesda, Maryland. “Especially after all that they have risked and done for us during this difficult past year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we […]

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