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Five Largest Italian American Groups in the Nation Unite to Defend Columbus

Five Largest Italian American Groups in the Nation Unite to Defend Columbus

| July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

A new organization is seeking to dispel the myths surrounding Christopher Columbus, and it is being backed by the five largest Italian American organizations in the United States and their millions of members and followers. In the wake of the unprecedented attacks on the reputation of Christopher Columbus that have spread throughout the country, the […]

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What the late Congressman Peter Rodino Said About Columbus and Columbus Day

What the late Congressman Peter Rodino Said About Columbus and Columbus Day

| July 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

“As I envision it, Columbus Day would be a multipurpose national holiday. It would, of course , recognize Christopher Columbus , the undaunted admiral who heroically braved the myth and mysteries of the terrifying , uncharted Atlantic to discover America. That bold and daring venture, a major milestone in the history of mankind, deserves to […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $70,000 in College Scholarships

Lido Civic Club Awards $70,000 in College Scholarships

| June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the 2020 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! This year, the Lido Civic Club awarded $70,000 to 14 impressive Italian American students from the Washington, D.C. area.  “This is what we do best, ” said Vincenzo Fragomeni, President of the Lido Civic Club.  “I want to thank all Lido Civic Club members and our […]

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Announcing the Creation of the Pino Cicala Archives and Virtual Collection  at Casa Italiana

Announcing the Creation of the Pino Cicala Archives and Virtual Collection at Casa Italiana

| June 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pino Cicala would have been 93 years old today, June 12, 2020. His passing three years ago left a void in our Italian American community. To keep his legacy alive, we announce today that Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center, Inc. (CISC), will name its archives and virtual collection in memory of Pino Cicala. The Pino Cicala […]

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Easter Mass at Holy Rosary Church to be Live Streamed

Easter Mass at Holy Rosary Church to be Live Streamed

| April 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Fr. Ezio Marchetto, Pastor of Holy Rosary Church has announced that the Easter Mass this Sunday will be live streamed vi Facebook.  The mass will be in Italian.   Please visit https://www.facebook.com/Holy-Rosary-Church-595-3rd-St-NW-Washington-DC-321489976992/.  If you do NOT have a Facebook account, simply click “Not Now” at the bottom of the pop up window. A live stream video […]

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L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio partecipa alla cerimonia per Columbus Day a Union Station (Washington, 14 ottobre 2019).

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio partecipa alla cerimonia per Columbus Day a Union Station (Washington, 14 ottobre 2019).

| October 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

In occasione del Columbus Day l’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio partecipa alla cerimonia di deposizione di una corona di fiori al monumento dedicato a Cristoforo Colombo nella piazza antistante Union Station a Washington DC. Erano presenti anche l’Ambasciatore di Spagna Santiago Cabanas e la Vice Presidente della National Italian American Foundation, Anita McBride.  Nel suo intervento […]

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Virgin Galactic and Italian Air Force Announce World First Government Contract for Human Tended Research Flight

Virgin Galactic and Italian Air Force Announce World First Government Contract for Human Tended Research Flight

| October 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Virgin Galactic has signed a new contract with the Italian Air Force for a research flight on the company’s SpaceShipTwo system during which Italian researchers will actively conduct experiments while they are in space. The contract was signed by Gen Stefano Cont, Italy’s Defence and Defence Collaboration Attachè and Mike Moses, President of Virgin Atlantic, […]

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