Teresa Riccio, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford   On April 12, the Avon Chapter of the Italian American service organization, UNICO, hosted a dinner dance in support of Connecticut Children's Medical Center. The event, held at the Farmington Club on the Polo Grounds in Farmington, featured dinner, dancing, silent and live...

The Verona chapter of UNICO National invites residents to attend its "re-discover Your Italian Heritage" event on Sunday, March 23 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Verona Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Avenue.   Celebrate the culture, traditions and history of Italian Americans in a fun and festive atmosphere that will include food tastings, demos,...

by David Molnar   The Longmeadow Chapter of UNICO National Inc. will host its 15th annual Wine, Beer, and Food Tasting on Saturday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Center Court at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. The event features more than a dozen varieties of wine provided by M.S. Walker Distributors of Somervill...

"Service Above Self" is the motto for UNICO National, the largest Italian-American service organization in the United States. Their upcoming Beer and Wine tasting will raise money for their scholarship fund. Adam Provost and John Thomas shared more.   Food & Wine Tasting - Saturday, October 26th - 7:00PM to 9:00PM Basketball H...

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...

by Pam Mastriano   The Italian Cultural center of Western Massachusetts, Inc. will honor ten high school seniors who will receive Italian Cultural Center Scholarships on Monday, June 15, at St. Anne Country Club, 781 Shoemaker Lane in the Feeding Hills section.   The Italian Cultural Center Scholarships, sponsored by ICC members, the...

The Greater Atlantic City Chapter of UNICO National and the Atlantic County UNICO Scholarship Foundation will honor surfer Dean Randazzo at its annual Person of the Year Scholarship Dinner on Friday. Randazzo, the founder of the Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation and a cancer survivor, is New Jersey's most successful professional surfer. His foundati...

Delaware District 1 donated a check for $1,000 to the Sussex Technical High School Athletic Department. This donation was a result of the proceeds of the 3rd Annual Brian Piccolo Award Ceremony and financial support from the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture.   Three local high schools - Cape Henlopen, Indian River and Suss...

UNICO National, established in 1922, the largest Italian-American organization in the United States, inducted new members into its Rehoboth Beach chapter Oct. 10 at The Glade Clubhouse near Rehoboth Beach. Anthony Mazzarelli, Antonietta Flocco and George Meringolo were sworn in and pledged to serve their nation and community, and to support ev...

By Jennifer Dericks   In honor and celebration of Columbus Day, Sparta UNICO will be dedicating a monument to Christopher Columbus. The ceremony will be on Monday at 9:30 a.m. and will feature guest speaker Judge Nepolitano from Fox News.   The monument, along with two flag poles and lighting will be on ground donated by the Township...