The 8th Annual Benvenuto Americans of Italian Heritage Charity Bocce Tournament was held on March 18, with all proceeds benefitting Combat Veterans to Careers. A total of 128 players participated at bocce courts at four different locations in The Villages with the finals being played and a delicious lunch served at Hibiscus Recreation Center. The w...

UNICEF welcomes the Italian Parliament for passing an historic law to boost support and protection for the record number of foreign unaccompanied and separated children who arrived in Italy – nearly 26,000 in 2016.  With nearly 2,000 foreign children arriving on the Mediterranean in the first two months of 2017, the upward trend in arrivals is expe...

The March 13 meeting of the Italian American Cultural Club held at St. Florian Hall began with Louise Donofe offering the blessing and reading a story of the tradition of the San Giuseppe Altar. Mariella Pittera, Lucia Scaffidi, Carm Gentile, Rita Carapellotti and Jane Antonucci made the traditional breads for the altar of San Giuseppe. Rick Pastr...

On April 4th, A Chance In Life, formerly known as the Boys’ & Girls’ Towns of Italywill host its annual New York Annual Gala at The Pierre Hotel, benefitting refugee, migrant, and at-risk youth. The night will honor Frank Bisignano, CEO of First Data Corporation, who will receive the "Michelangelo D'Oro Award". The night of music and dancing will s...

Donazione in favore del Comune di Borbona dal Comitato degli Italiani all’Estero di Houston, Texas, in collaborazione con la Concessionaria Piaggio Motoplus di Rieti-Roma-Viterbo. Su suggerimento Consigliere del Consiglio Generale degli Italiani all’estero, Carlo Ciofi, il comitato ha deciso di donare al Comune di Borbona un veicolo commerciale com...

The first woman artist of Florence painted the first and only known “Last Supper” by a woman. When Plautilla Nelli painted her large-scale masterpiece depicting the Last Supper in the 1570s in Florence, Italy, she was doing something no woman before or after her had ever done. But this painting requires restoration or risks being lost forever. Arti...

The Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization will honor Louis Scaramuzzo as Humanitarian of the Year on April 29 at Medinah Shrine Center in Addison. To make reservations, visit www.ciaco.org or call 630-400-9908. The Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization is proud to honor Louis Scaramuzzo as our 2017 Humanitarian of the...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will host its annual New York Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on March 22, 2017. This distinguished event, held at this world-famous, historical, New York City venue will highlight the very best in Italian food, beverage and cultural experiences – along with celebrate some of the most notable and impactf...

The Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation (NOIA) awarded $211,046 to support organizations and programs in our region. NOIA, a philanthropic organization, is dedicated to supporting its communities and celebrating Italian American heritage. Ten organizations, including four local parishes, received funding from NOIA in 2016: Padua Franciscan$50...

UNICO of Westfield is proud to sponsor a Flapjack fundraiser to benefit our veterans and active military through Bonds of Courage.  Bonds of Courage is a non profit charity that provides a network of support services to troops, veterans and military families on a local level. The event will be held at Applebee's , 1255 Raritan  Road, Clark NJ on Ap...