17th Annual Scholarship & Citizen of the Year Gala @ Order of Sons of Italy, Southern Colorado #2738

Mar 13, 2016 720

This year marks the Lodge's 17th Annual Scholarship & Citizen of the Year Gala. March 5th, proved to be no disappointment for those in attendance. MC's, Gino Carleo and Al Spinuzzi, hosted started off the evening in a "Let's Make a Deal" style and gave away free tickets for the 50\50 drawing. A dinner consisting of a family style serving of; an antipasto plate, roasted pork, Italian sausage, meatball, and braciole on a bed of linguini covered with a classic San Maranzano tomato sauce.

The meal was rounded out with a dessert of strawberry pancetti. After Dinner Nineteen well-deserving recipients of Scholarships, and Citizen of the Year, Rudy Pudala, were honored in front of a crowd of 400 well-wishers. The evening was of course topped off with great entertainment, by the fabulous Shari Wilson, who channeled such famous singers as Cher, Tina Turner, Judy Garland, Diana Ross, and many more.

Source: Order of Sons of Italy, Southern Colorado #2738

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