When a fundraiser returns after a two-year absence, organizers can only hope people haven’t forgotten about it. That certainly wasn’t the case with Taste of Italy, which recently made a triumphant return to the Bentley Banquet & Conference Center in Wyandotte. When the fundraiser for the Penrickton Center for Blind Children was last held at the bui...

Society of Italian American Businessmen held its 2nd Annual Italian-Irish Klassix Open Charity Golf Outing on June 5, 2017, at Maryland Golf and Country Clubs. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland and Baltimore Area Council Boy Scouts of America–Harford District. Each organization received a check for $4,011 t...

The first annual Peppertown Park Bocce Tournament and Festival kicked off the fundraising efforts to benefit the Peppertown Park Renewal Project on Saturday at the park, raising $1,450. The tournament was the perfect start to summer with a "Little Italy" festival flavor. Berkeley Heights local eateries were showcased serving their meatball, sausage...

Opportunity knocked in a big way when Italian Festivals of New Mexico (IFNM) searched for a larger venue to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its popular annual flagship event, the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival. A fundraiser for disadvantaged kids, the multi-day festival was bursting at the seams of its traditional theater and event venues, an...

A major fund raising effort has begun in order to save one of California's oldest adobes, built in Angels Camp in 1851, by Italian Immigrant James Romaggi. Restoration of the historic Romaggi adobe and its rebirth as a regional museum and Italian cultural center is the central mission of Adrian Nestor, Chairman of the non-profit foundation. Signifi...

This evening members of the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey presented a check for $25,000 to Special Olympics New Jersey for a Platinum sponsorship. The Society is proud to join other New Jersey law enforcement organizations in raising more than $3 million dollars for Special Olympics in 2016. The Society works tirelessly throughout t...

La Comunità siciliana di Saint Louis ha dimostrato grande operosità e impegno nel raccogliere i fondi da inviare alla cittadina di Amatrice, recentemente colpita da un tremendo terremoto, che ha prodotto morte e distruzione. La capacità di attivarsi e coinvolgere i Consiglieri del Comites, i tanti Clubs italiani e con l'importante collaborazione de...

The 2017 San Marziale Procession in Kulpmont, Pa. will take place on Sunday, July 9 at 1 p.m. The procession celebrates Saint Marziale, the patron saint of Isca sull’ Ionio – a small town in southern Italy that was the birthplace of many Italian American immigrants. The event will showcase the legendary “Our Boys Band,” composed of students, origin...

The Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation’s Outstanding Italian American awards event for the spring of 2017 will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, at Terry Hills Restaurant. This honor is awarded to a man and woman who have given exemplary service to their community. This year, the awards are being presented to Rick Mancuso and Peppina (Peppi) Palme...

Clark UNICO recently served dinner to 30 veterans at the Lyons Veterans Hospital in Basking Ridge as part of the Italian-American service organization's "National Service Month." A complete Italian dinner was brought in from Café Gallo in Edison. After dinner, Unicans played a lively game of bingo with the veterans. According to Clark UNICO Preside...