Rediscover your Italian roots next Sunday. The Pequannock Township chapter of UNICO National is holding an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Senior House to demonstrate what the organization is all about, and to recruit new members.   With almost 80 current members, the Pequannock chapter is one of the biggest and most active, said Dan Leva...

The Chicago West Suburban Chapter of UNICO National will host a charitable theater outing featuring Ron Hawking's performance of "His Way, A Salute to Sinatra, The Man and His Music." A special section of the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago has been set aside for UNICO members, friends and guests at the May 30 performance. Hawking has performed "His...

Unico Foundation Inc., a national service organization with members are of Italian descent, offers scholarships for high school seniors, as well as for undergraduate and graduate students of Italian descent. The Nutley chapter will sponsor eligible students who live in New Jersey.    The scholarships for high school students are in addi...

UNICO, Delaware District 1, will sponsor the Second Annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony at 5 p.m., Sunday, May 3, at Nicola Pizza on the Avenue in Rehoboth Beach. This award, established in 1977, is given to a local senior athlete of Italian-American heritage who exhibits the character traits modeled by the legendary football star of the Chicago Be...

The annual Southing­ton Italian-American Festival sponsored by the Sons of Italy and Southington UNICO will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 24, 25, and 26. The event will consist of food tents and booths featuring diverse offerings, live entertainment, a homemade wine contest, an outdoor Italian Mass followed by a procession with the...

The Denville Chapter of UNICO National invites residents to attend its Re-Discover Your Italian Heritage event on Sunday, April 26, 2-5 p.m. at the St. Francis Center, 122 Diamond Spring Rd. in Denville.    Celebrate the culture, traditions and history of Italian Americans in a fun and festive atmosphere that will include food tastings,...

By Bill Leukhardt   A local man who helped found the Southington Drive-In Committee and the Southington Italian-American Festival and now leads the park board will be this year's recipient of the top award of the local chapter of UNICO, the largest Italian-American service organization group in America.   Mike Fasulo, a 1977 graduate...

The Southington chapter of Unico has chosen Michael Fasulo to receive its 2014 Gold Medal. Fasulo, chairman of the Board of Park Commissioners and a community volunteer, is scheduled to receive the award at the Unico's dinner May 20 at the Aqua Turf Club.   "Mike is a very dedicated person in the community, very well-liked ... an outsta...

The Cedar Grove Chapter of UNICO National is accepting applications for its annual scholarship awards. This year the chapter will be awarding several Cedar Grove resident high school seniors $1,000 awards. In addition to the local chapter scholarships, there are eight district and national awards for undergraduates and two awards for post...

UNICO-PORTLAND is excited and proud to announce their upcoming fundraiser event, "Dolci Lunedì" (Sweet Monday), on Monday evening, May 4, at 7:00 PM. The event will be held at the First Covenant Church, 4433 E. Burnside St., Portland. They are featuring Italian desserts and beverages and will also have live entertainment performed by members, Beth...