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Washington Winemakers Look Forward To Wine-Making Season

Washington Winemakers Look Forward To Wine-Making Season

| August 27, 2012

Traditionally, the end of August signals the beginning of the wine-making season.  For the Holy Rosary Church community, it signals the arrival of California wine grapes and wine juice, arranged by the church-based group, the Washington Winemakers, for purchase in making home-made wine. Once again this year, the Washington Winemakers will conduct their fundraiser to […]

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Italian American Heritage Day at Nationals

Italian American Heritage Day at Nationals

| August 15, 2012

With Italian Americans in the Front Office, TV Booth, Minor Leagues and on the field, the Lido Civic Club of Washington DC proudly announces Italian American Heritage Day at Nationals Park.   Please join us and fans of Italian descent for an enjoyable afternoon at Nationals Park to watch Steve Lombardozzi and the Washington Nationals […]

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From Washington to Vancouver, Luigi Laraia’s Trip of a Lifetime

From Washington to Vancouver, Luigi Laraia’s Trip of a Lifetime

| August 1, 2012

Luigi Laraia, a 37 year-old Italian living in Washington, DC, was recently diagnosed with leukemia. To help raise awareness for cancer research, he decided to bike from Luigi Laraia Washington to Vancouver.  Last Thursday, surrounded by friends and supporters, Luigi rode out of the Italian Embassy in Washington and headed on the trip of a […]

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At Summer Fancy Food Show Italian Luxury Foods Importer Mamma Wanda Gets Attention

At Summer Fancy Food Show Italian Luxury Foods Importer Mamma Wanda Gets Attention

| June 27, 2012

Thousands of new specialty foods and products vie for attention at the Fancy Foods Shows.  This year’s Summer Fancy Food  Show, held in Washington, D.C., was no exception.  We found lots of genuine Italian products at the Italian Pavilion.  And then we found Francesco Ferretti’s Mamma Wanda, a local, dynamic and growing company that is […]

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Italian American Open Sponsored by the Lido Civic Club Huge Success

Italian American Open Sponsored by the Lido Civic Club Huge Success

| June 14, 2012

More than 120 golfers listened attentively to the invocation given by Fr. Lydio Tomasi before the start of the recent 39th annual Italian American Open at the Norbeck Country Club. “Grant the golfers the serenity to accept the shots they miss and the courage to try, try again,” he prayed. Whether or not the prayer […]

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Message by the Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero to the Italian Community on the Occasion of Italy’s National Day

Message by the Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero to the Italian Community on the Occasion of Italy’s National Day

| June 4, 2012

Cari connazionali, sono felice di celebrare con voi questo 2 giugno 2012, il mio primo come Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti. Permettemi pero’ di dire subito che sebbene questo giorno sia sempre una festa per il nostro Paese, quest’anno ci troviamo a celebrarlo in modo piu sobrio e con il dolore nel cuore a causa […]

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Sons of Italy 24th Annual National Education and Leadership Awards Gala

Sons of Italy 24th Annual National Education and Leadership Awards Gala

| May 24, 2012

The Sons of Italy Foundation held yesterday its 24th National Education and Leadership Gala at the National Building Museum.   U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received the Special Lifetime Achievement Award for Public Service.   General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff received  the 2012 Sons of Italy Foundation Award for Courage and Patriotism.  “I […]

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