Italian Charities of America's held its 82nd Annual Dinner Dance On October 7, 2018 Italian Charities of America honored four very special Italian Americans, who have worked very hard at their professions and their dedication to Italian American causes. Italian Charities of America every year sets aside a day to celebrate individuals who are making a difference in society and the Italian American community. This year we celebrated and honored Comm. Joseph Sciame, Gaetano Cipolla Ph.D., Uff. Mari [...]

Elmhurst-Based Italian Charities Holds Annual Awards Dinner The 82nd Annual Awards Dinner for the Elmhurst-based Italian Charities of America (ICA), was held at the Roma View Restaurant in Howard Beach. (L. to r.) ICA President Domenic Giampino; Italian American Community Service Award recipient, Director of Special Programs of the Italian Genealogical Group Mario Toglia; Italian American Leadership Award recipient, Founder & Trustee of the Italian American Museum Maria Fosco; Lifetime Achie [...]

Italian Charities’ New Scholarship: Vincent Cucchiara Memorial Scholarship Italian Charities of America is introducing The Vincent P. Cucchiara Memorial Scholarship. “Vincent P. Cucchiara was a board member and treasurer who left us too soon and unexpectedly. Vincent was such an integral part of Italian Charities of America and helped the organization in many ways, as well as anyone who needed a helping hand. He unselfishly worked hard, volunteered and went out of his way for this organization a [...]

Dance the night away at Italian Charities If you’re looking for a place to bust a move on Saturday night, then we have just the spot for you. Saturday Night Live’s Stefon might say Queens’ hottest dance club is Italian Charities of America in Elmhurst, where every other weekend a wide range of music is played and people fill up the floor for four hours. The event has its faithful followers, such as husband-and-wife duo Judy and Craig Bazelaire and the Queens Chronicle’s own Walter Karling, but a [...]