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46º Gala Annuale della National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in presenza del Ministro dello Sviluppo Economico, Giancarlo Giorgetti

46º Gala Annuale della National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in presenza del Ministro dello Sviluppo Economico, Giancarlo Giorgetti

| October 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Washington, D.C. (24 ottobre 2021) — La National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) ha celebrato, nel suo 46º Gala annuale, il contributo offerto dalla comunità italo-americana al successo degli USA e al rafforzamento delle relazioni tra Italia e Stati Uniti in tutti gli ambiti di politica, economia, cultura, ricerca scientifico-tecnologica, innovazione e spazio. Al Gala, di nuovo […]

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Sergio Dall’Agnese New Pastor of Holy Rosary Church

Sergio Dall’Agnese New Pastor of Holy Rosary Church

| August 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

Fr. Sergio dall’Agnese was welcomed as the new pastor of Holy Rosary Church at a mass celebrated on Sunday, September 5.  The Scalabrinian Provincial Superior, Fr. Angelo Plodari, had  earlier presented Fr. Sergio  to his Eminence the Archbishop of Washington, as the new Pastor of Holy Rosary. Fr. Sergio Dall’Agnese is not new to the […]

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NIAF Board Member Dr. John P. Rosa to Receive Lido Club Public Service Humanitarian Award

NIAF Board Member Dr. John P. Rosa to Receive Lido Club Public Service Humanitarian Award

| August 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC, the oldest Italian American organization in our nation’s capital, will honor Dr. John P. Rosa with the Public Service Humanitarian Award at the Club’s annual Past Presidents Night Gala on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at the Hilton in McLean, Virginia. “For decades Dr. Rosa has been a leader […]

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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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Dr. Anthony Fauci awarded the honor of “Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” at the Residence of the Ambassador of Italy in Washington

Dr. Anthony Fauci awarded the honor of “Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” at the Residence of the Ambassador of Italy in Washington

| May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Ambassador of Italy, Armando Varricchio, bestowed upon Dr. Anthony Fauci the honor of “Cavaliere di Gran Croce dell’Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana” (Knight of Grand Cross, Order of Merit of the Italian Republic), conferred by the Italian President of the Republic in recognition of his exceptional career and outstanding contribution to the fight […]

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NIAF Firmly Opposes the NYC Department of Education’s Decision to Eliminate Columbus Day

NIAF Firmly Opposes the NYC Department of Education’s Decision to Eliminate Columbus Day

| May 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C. – May 5, 2021) The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) stands firmly in opposition to the New York City Department of Education’s decision to eliminate Columbus Day and replace it with Italian Heritage Day/Indigenous People’s Day. This decision, which was arrived at without any community input, effectively pits two communities, both worthy of […]

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