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Cleveland’s Basil M. Russo to Lead Conference of Italian American Presidents

The Conference of Presidents of the 50 largest and most influential Italian American organizations in the United States has unanimously elected Basil M. Russo to serve as the organization’s new president. The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations, as the organization is officially known, is headquartered in New York City and serves as theContinue reading “Cleveland’s Basil M. Russo to Lead Conference of Italian American Presidents”

Columbus Citizens Foundation Launches Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Scholarship, Created for Graduate Students in Medical and Public Health Fields

Columbus Citizens Foundation to award a $25,000 Annual Scholarship to Italian American Students Who Exemplify the Values and Determination of Dr. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Columbus Citizens Foundation (CCF) is proud to announce a new scholarship to support Italian Americans with great academic prowess seeking financial aid atContinue reading “Columbus Citizens Foundation Launches Dr. Anthony S. Fauci Scholarship, Created for Graduate Students in Medical and Public Health Fields”

Columbus Heritage Coalition Fighting False Narratives Surrounding Famed Explorer

The Columbus Heritage Coalition advocates to protect, preserve, and promote the historical legacy of the great explorer Christopher Columbus. The Coalition comprises more than 40 Italian American groups and as a 501c4 organization lobbies, campaigns, and organizes to combat attacks on Columbus, and Columbus Day, the national holiday celebrated by millions of Americans annually. The Coalition opposes the hatefulContinue reading “Columbus Heritage Coalition Fighting False Narratives Surrounding Famed Explorer”

Italian American Baseball Foundation Introduces 2020 ‘Guest of Honor’ Lee Mazzilli

Lee Louis Mazzilli was born on March 25, 1955, in Brooklyn, the youngest of Libero and June Mazzilli’s three children. Libero, whose family had immigrated to America from Bari, Italy, worked the family trade as a piano tuner and was also a professional welterweight boxer.  The sport he most excelled in as a junior inContinue reading “Italian American Baseball Foundation Introduces 2020 ‘Guest of Honor’ Lee Mazzilli”

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