The Pittsfield Chapter of UNICO held their scholarship awards ceremony at the Italian American Club in June inin conjunction with the Paul J. Capitanio Jr. Memorial Football Scholarship award ceremony.   Since 1987 the Pittsfield UNICO chapter has given out over $285,000 in scholarships throughout Berkshire County. The ceremony was the culm...

When Roma Lodge presents Italian Festival at Downtown's Festival Park next weekend, it will carry on a cultural celebration that has been part of our community for nearly 40 years. And helping Roma Lodge continue that tradition is another local lodge whose name might not be as familiar — the Vittoria Colonna Lodge #1355.   Founded in 1925, V...

The Springfield Chapter of UNICO National awarded annual scholarships to five recent high school graduates last month at Storrowton Tavern.   Anthony Fimognari Jr., who graduated from Minnechaug Regional High School, won the $1,500 Brian Piccolo Scholarship Award. The award is given to a senior student-athlete who has exhibited excellence on...

Who: Order Sons of Italy in America, Cabrini Lodge, No. 2826 What: OSIA Cabrini Lodge's scholarship awards When: May 17 Where: Our Lady of the Meadows church hall   Highlights/honorees: The Cabrini Lodge's 10th annual scholarship awards presentation included an Italian dinner, dessert and drinks. Scholarship recipients were Sarah Lira, Ma...

The selection of the candidacies received from young foreign students for the Invest Your Talent in Italy programme has been successfully completed.   A total of 587 applications were filed for the 55 scholarships offered by the partners of the programme (the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Agenzia ICE and Uni-Ital...

The Pittsfield Chapter of UNICO held its scholarship awards ceremony at the Italian American Club on June 21. The ceremony was held in conjunction with the Paul J. Capitanio Jr. Memorial Football Scholarship award ceremony.   The UNICO Scholarship Committee, chaired by Julie Salatino, awarded 16 scholarships totaling $15,000. The Paul J...

The Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce recently presented a local Italian-American nonprofit with a $3,000 check to be used for charity, according to a statement on Upper Saddle River Town Square , a community website.   The donation, presented June 14 on behalf of Dr. Richard and Linda Santucci and the Chamber of Commerce, will benefit...

The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 awards scholarships at the end of each school year to students in Rockland County who have excelled in a particular area and demonstrate a strong ability to continue on to a successful college career.   On May 18 they presented the following awards: - Charter Member Award for Academic Excellence: John F...

The Charitable Italian American Organization of Lima awarded its 2016 scholarships. The organization was able to award $10,000 in scholarships; $1,000 each to one student from the 10 schools it received applications from.   Italian heritage is not a requirement for CIAO's scholarships or its charitable giving. To qualify, students must...

The John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation, Inc., (the "Foundation") of Washington, D.C., dedicated to the education of the children of Calabria, Italy, has awarded 106 academic scholarships to deserving students from all over the Region of Calabria.   Beginning in 2001, the Foundation has awarded scholarships for higher education to the young...