Founded in 1998, the Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization serves as a social, cultural and charitable outlet for its membership. CIACO sponsors a Man of the Year dinner dance in April, a golf outing in August, a Thanksgiving party and food drive in November, and a Christmas party and toy drive in December. The group also offers scholarships, spearheads other volunteer efforts and makes donations to worthy causes. Annual dues are $50. Officers are installed each year in May, and meetings are held on the first Tuesday of the month.
For details, call Lou Scaramuzzo at 847-561-2251 or visit www.ciaco.org.