Tag: Francesco Isgro

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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Francesco Isgro Bids Farewell to Voce Italiana After 14 Years

Francesco Isgro Bids Farewell to Voce Italiana After 14 Years

| January 8, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dear Voce readers, After nearly fourteen years of managing Voce Italiana, it’s time to let other fresh voices be heard and to pass the torch to a new editorial team. During the past two years I have spent increasingly more time on my volunteer duties as President of the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center Inc. and […]

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Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

Italian American Museum for Washington, DC Inaugurated (IAMDC)

| December 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Calling it an “an historic day for our Italian and Italian American community,” on December 15, 2020, CISC President Francesco Isgro, together with CISC Chair Fr. Ezio Marchetto, Italian Embassy First Counselor Domenico Bellantone, & donor Commendatore Robert Facchina cut the ribbon at the inauguration of the Italian American Museum of Washington DC (IAMDC). Due […]

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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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Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 in Scholarships, Honors Paola Scazzoli, and Donates $10,000 to Casa Italians Language School

Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 in Scholarships, Honors Paola Scazzoli, and Donates $10,000 to Casa Italians Language School

| June 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

At a reception held at the Italian Embassy, the Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC, awarded $60,000 to local Italian-American college-bound and college students.  The scholarship amount was matched by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF). The evening began with welcoming remarks by Francesco Isgro, the Lido Civic club Scholarship Awards Chairman. The Embassy of […]

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Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 Scholarships, Gives $10,000 Grant to Casa Italiana Language School

Lido Civic Club Awards $60,000 Scholarships, Gives $10,000 Grant to Casa Italiana Language School

| June 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the 2018 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! At a reception held on June 21, at the Italian Embassy, the Chair of the Lido Civic Club Scholarship Committee, Francesco Isgro, officially announced the winners of a total of $60,000 in scholarships. The talented young scholarship winners are: Domenic Allegra, Bridget Bagileo, Ethan Casserino, Nina Dorsett, […]

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Italian Magistrate, Romina Incutti Speaks at Ceremony Remembering the Assassination of Giovanni Falcone

Italian Magistrate, Romina Incutti Speaks at Ceremony Remembering the Assassination of Giovanni Falcone

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Italian and Italian-American community in Washington, DC, recently commemorated the 26th anniversary of the assassination by the Mafia of Italian judge and prosecuting magistrate Giovanni Falcone, with a memorial mass celebrated at Holy Rosary Church and a reception at the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center. At the conclusion of the mass, special remarks both in […]

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