The Italian beef restaurant Buona announced a unique fundraiser Tuesday for the Cornerstone Community Outreach homeless shelter. On Tuesday, July 10 — the eve of the Taste of Chicago festival — volunteers from Buona and the local community will work together to construct the longest Italian beef sandwich on record, organizers said. The sandwich wil...

A memorial ceremony for the late Rose Sproviero was held on Saturday, June 23 at the Italian Charities of America building on Queens Boulevard. Ms. Sproviero was the president of Italian Charities of America from 1986 to 2017. Italian Charities of America (ICA) wanted to honor Sproviero for her many years of dedication to the organization and the I...

To support House of Mercy and its mission of serving and advocating for Rochester’s homeless citizens, the Little Italy Neighborhood Association donated the remaining food from the 2018 Little Italy Festival.  “The only way we will be able to help the less fortunate people of Rochester is by working together to bring about positive change,” said Si...

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...