Grand Opening of the Rudi Vecoli Library at the Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul

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Thursday, September 28, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM. 250 N 3rd Ave UNIT 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401-6th Floor. Free Admission (with possible free will donations). We are thrilled to invite you to the grand opening of the Rudi Vecoli Library at the Italian Cultural Center! Join us for an evening dedicated to celebrating knowledge, culture, and community as we unveil this remarkable literary resource.

Rudi Vecoli was a distinguished historian known for his dedication to Italian American history. To honor his memory and large contributions of material, we have established the Rudi Vecoli Library as a space for exploration, learning, and appreciation. The ICC has a deep commitment to fostering understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of Italian language, literature, history, and culture. We hope to propagate our goals with the Rudi Vecoli Library.

Guest Speaker: John Andreozzi

Join us in honoring the legacy of Rudi Vecoli with a special 15-20 minute presentation by John Andreozzi. John, a respected figure in the realm of Italian American history, will share memories of Rudi Vecoli and his significant contributions to our community.

Be a part of this momentous occasion and experience the wealth of knowledge within the Rudi Vecoli Library. Discover new insights, connect with fellow members, and celebrate our shared cultural heritage.

We extend our gratitude to Michael Sancilio and Pieranna Garavaso for their tireless efforts in bringing this library to fruition. Their dedication and hard work have made the Rudi Vecoli Library a reality.


We look forward to welcoming you on Thursday, September 28th, for an evening of literary and cultural exploration.

SOURCE: The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul

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