by Kirsten Dize   For more than 60 years St. Leo's Catholic Church has been hosting an annual dinner that's about more than just food. St. Leo's has pictures of its annual Ravioli and Spaghetti Dinner dating back to 1948.   "We're not sure when it started, but it's an event that includes the whole parish and now the whole Italian...

by Teresa Riccio   On Friday, July 24, members of the Manchester chapter of UNICO National presented Connecticut Children's Medical Center with the proceeds of their 2015 golf tournament. Club President Peter Miller and Tournament Chair Jay Smith presented Dr. Christine Finck a donation of $6,000, which will purchase two Angel Eyes NICU...

This is your once a year opportunity to support Il Circolo in a BIG way!Each season we celebrate Il Circolo's growth and achievements at our annual gala by recognizing and honoring a distinguished person who has contributed to the enhancement of the community.   The proceeds from the gala make it possible to continue our ongoing commitment t...

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:30 pm - 4:00 pmKnights of Columbus Hall - 7403 N. Radnor Road - Peoria, ILPrice: Only $10 for an adult meal and $5.00 for children under 12.   The Italian-American Society of Peoria will host a Taste of Italy Dinner offering cuisine from Northern Italy. You will have a choice of Spaghetti &...

The West Haven Italian American Civic Association will host its second annual Car & Truck Show to benefit Fisher House for military families Sunday at 85 Chase Lane. The event, co-hosted by Blood Sweat and Gears Car Club, will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and there's a donation of $10 per show car.   There will be goodie bags, dash pl...

The Italian American Club of Livonia presents the 5th annual Celebrazione Della Regione with "I Sapori della Toscana," with musical entertainment by One Man Out. Cocktail attire. Menu includes antipasti, Tuscan style soup, pasta, Florentine chicken, beef tenderloin, asparagus, salads, dessert and open bar.   Raffle prizes. Reservations by Ma...

An astonishing celebration of Italian Influence on Law took place last Saturday night at the Westin Houston Memorial City Hotel. The evening, organized by the Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston (ICCC), was a sold-out event and its "Casino Night" concept, with dancing, was enjoyed by all. Honoring eighteen Italian and Italian-Americ...

By Cynthia Chen When Giobanni Amicangioli first immigrated here from Italy in 1901, he faced discrimination, low wages, and little help from the government. He settled in Thompsonville, one of Newton's lesser-known villages, where in 1915 he started the Italian Benevolent Society, Filippo Corsi, offering financial and social support to strugg...

Popera prince Andrea Bocelli will perform a special Keep Memory Alive concert for the next Power of Love Gala on June 11 to benefit our downtown Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.   When the Italian tenor was here for a Christmas concert at MGM Grand two weeks ago, Andrea and his wife, Veronica, toured the Frank Gehry-designe...

The Charitable Italian American Organization of Lima has announce that tickets are now on sale for the 28th annual Italian Dinner set from noon to 6 p.m. on March 29 at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center. In the past, more than 4,700 dinners have been served yearly generating funds for many charities sponsored by CIAO of Lima. Among...