The Calabresi in America Organization came up aces at last year’s inaugural Casino Royale, inspiring the group to wager on another strong turnout this year. Aimed at raising funds for its scholarship program, this year’s event will take place on June 23 under the Festival Center pavilion at Casa Italia. The evening will kick off with a buffet dinne...

Approximately 350 members, honorees and guests gathered on April 28 at Medinah Shriners in Addison for CIACO’s 2018 Honor and Hope Gala. This year’s gala honored Humanitarian of the Year Remo Turano. In addition, 21 scholarships were awarded to college-bound students who qualified based on financial need and academic achievement. The event also fea...

Perry Mandera is known throughout the business world for his tenacity, philanthropy, and success. He owns The Custom Companies Inc., which is a full-service transportation company. Although he enjoys helping people and especially children, he also enjoys inspiring others to help. He often writes about his endeavors to bring awareness to various iss...

Monday, July 9 - 11:30AM to 7:30PM EDT. Shaker Heights Country Club - 3300 Courtland Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44122. Each year, the Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation hosts a golf outing to benefit a charity. NOIA's 2018 benefactor is The Arc of Greater Cleveland. This organization is driven by opportunity; the opportunity for hope, for grow...

On May 10th, 2018, Vinitaly International celebrated a nine year collaboration with the American Cancer Society at "Taste of Hope", one of New York's most popular fundraising events. Held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, Taste of Hope is the signature culinary, wine and spirit tasting event organized by the American Cancer Society. Si...

Anything can happen on the final day in any golf event, and that was certainly the mindset that teammates Jon Gren Jr. and Peter Morgante took into the third and final afternoon of the 48th annual Italian-American Charity Golf Tournament on the Double Black Diamond course at Holiday Valley Resort on Saturday. The pair, which claimed its first victo...

The newly acquired back room at the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame on West Third Street in Jamestown serves as the organization’s board room. The large space has recently been painted, new carpeting has been installed and some furniture has been moved in, but the walls have nothing hanging on them as of yet. As Jack Munella Sr. and Mike Giunta took...

After 29th years the Italian Festival in Memphis continues to draw crowds. The East Memphis event offered live music, Italian food, and games Saturday. People ate in Luigi’s Café which included meals from several local restaurants. Local 24 spoke with a cook whose team has competed in the gravy competition for 20 years. “Just the family atmosphere....

The Mazzini Charitable Foundation celebrated a Spring Fling at the Bayfront Convention Center Saturday. The Italian American organization is best known for awarding scholarships to students and honoring an Italian American of the year, but Saturday was all about dancing. It featured a supersized version of the Ruby Port Band with the Rudler Brother...

Federazione Siciliana del Michigan presents its 10th Annual Memorial Mass at 11:30 a.m. at Holy Family Church, 641 Chrysler Drive, Detroit. This is a Memorial Mass for everyone in the Italian-American Community, in which loved one’s names will be read out loud. In situations where more then one family member lists the same deceased name(s), all ind...