The Italian American Veterans of Luzerne County Post 1 presented a check on Dec. 5 for the veterans of the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center (VAMC).   The donation will be used for veterans at the medical center to enjoy community outings. From left, are William Uggiano, Italian American Veterans; Debra Schlosser, VAMC voluntary service special...

The Guess foundation, a Los Angeles brand founded in 1994, plans to continue its mission of raising funds for philanthropic organizations by launching a brand new project in Europe this year. The foundation uses its popular brand to support causes that help promote social change. The GUESS Foundation hopes to foster social, health, and education o...

The Italian American Citizens League of Kennett Square donates $5,000 for the expansion of Kennett Area Community Services and the Kennett Food Cupboard.   Steve Pesce, President of the Italian American Citizens League presents Melanie Weiler, Executive Director with a check for $5,000 toward the renovation of the property at 138 West Cedar...

Please join Mia Maria Order Sons of Italy in America Lodge #2813 as we host the 2015 Bocce Bash at Frontier Park's Indian Village, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Bocce Bash is a two-person team bocce tournament, lunch, silent auction, and fun for all. The cost is $60 per 2 person team. However, people can come and cheer on the teams and check out the...

Stefanie DeSimone has gained recognition for an act of heroism she did last summer in which she helped save a man’s life on a plane. DeSimone was traveling home from Italy with her cousin when a man suddenly collapsed in the aisle without a pulse to be detected. Using basic instincts, quick thinking and skills learned in the Seton Hall nursing prog...

The Italian American Cultural Society of New Jersey, which was founded in October 2014, recently held its first major charity event for Make-A-Wish New Jersey. The event was held at the Samuel and Josephine Plumeri Wishing Place in Monroe Township.   More than 180 people attended the event and raised $21,000 which will grant two childre...

The Italian American Club of Livonia celebrated its 20th year of supporting the St. Louis Center in Chelsea by sponsoring another successful Culinary Extravaganza on Jan. 25.   The event netted about $35,000 for the transportation program at the SLC, a residential care center for children and adults with developmental disabilities run by the...

December 14, 2015 - Monday 6:30 PM - Sonesta Hotel - 1800 Market Street - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dom Giordano and Talk Radio 1210 present The 7th Annual Feast of the Seven Fishes Monday, December 14, 2015 6:30PM - 10PM National Person of the Year: Taya Kyle (wife of American Sniper Chris Kyle) The Feast of the Seven Fi...

By Amy Eddings CIAO, the Charitable Italian American Organization, is saying a temporary arrivederci to its annual Italian Dinner but plans to resume it in 2017. The group's board decided during a meeting Monday evening to cancel its main fundraiser this year because they could not find a restaurant or caterer willing to replace Casa Lu Al, w...

The Regina Margherita di Savoia Mixed Lodge #1094 of the Order Sons of Italy in America will again host an Italian Festa on the Waltham Common on Saturday, May 30th, from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm; rain date is Sunday, May 31st. In addition to showcasing Italian heritage, the Festa is a fundraiser for the various charities which the Order supports, such a...