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OSDIA honors Saviano, D’Ambrosio at Columbus Banquet

  The Grand Lodge of Illinois/Wisconsin, Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America Celebrating its 94th Annual Columbus Banquet on Oct. 6 at the White Eagle Banquets in Niles. Margurite Rowley, Columbus Banquet Chair, welcomes the guests and introduced the Master of Ceremony for the evening, the Honorable Anthony Calderone, Mayor of Forest Park. The MC introduced the Grand Lodge Officers, the Deputy Consul of Italy, the Columbus Day Queen, and the award recipients as they entered the hall. Highlighting the evening were the presentations of the 2018 Columbus Patriot Award and the 2018 Humanitarian Award. In addition, the …

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OSDIA honors D’Ambrosio, Saviano

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America’s Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin honored Vito M. D’Ambrosio as Humanitarian of the Year and Angelo “Skip” Saviano as Columbus Patriot at its 94th annual Columbus Banquet on Oct. 6 at White Eagle Banquets in Niles. (708-403-7822) Vito D’Ambrosio Vito Mario D’Ambrosio was born in Ricigliano, Salerno, Italy, to Antonio and Rocchina D’Ambrosio. Vito was the second child, Onofrio being the first. In a typical Italian immigrant household, it was almost the norm that the father would come to this country, stay with relatives, acquire a job, save some money …

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Elmwood Park President Angelo Saviano

Angelo “Skip” Saviano has served as village president of Elmwood Park since 2013. He recently retired as minority leader of the Illinois House of Representatives, having served in the state legislature since 1992. During his tenure as a state representative, he was a member of several influential committees, and was the first member of a minority party to hold a committee chairmanship in the modern history of Illinois politics. Known for his advocacy on behalf of the young, the elderly, individuals with special needs and public safety, Saviano has been honored by Children’s Place, Suburban Area Agency on Aging, Northeast …

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