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Arcolians honor Dr. Anthony Spina

The Arcolian Dental Arts Society honored Anthony M. Spina, D.D.S., M.D., as Arcolian of the Year at the society’s annual Christmas Party on Dec. 11 at the Park Ridge Country Club. (Dr. Jessica Mattern, 847-498-1595) “Dr. Spina exemplifies our mission,” says Arcolian President Dr. Katina Spadoni. “He perpetuates fellowship between dentists, specialists, retirees and students; he has provided us with extraordinary speakers to help us earn continuing education units; and he opens us up to networking opportunities by bridging the gap between medical and dental.” Spina earned a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University, his dental degree from Loyola University School ...

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Arcolians assist dental student

The Arcolian Dental Arts Society presented second-year University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry student Jordan Franklin with a $2,500 scholarship at its annual Christmas Party at the Park Ridge Country Club on Dec. 11. Dr. Rosella Spadoni-French, a 1984 Loyola School of Dentistry alumna, conferred the check to Franklin. “I have felt so extremely welcomed by all the members, all of whom readily share their knowledge and support with me whenever they can,” Franklin said. “This scholarship means so much more than the money to me. It means building a closer relationship with an organization that so kindly ...

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Dr. Spadoni to preside over Arcolians

Dr. Katina Spadoni will ascend to the presidency of the Arcolian Dental Arts Society on April 23 at Gene & Georgetti’s in Chicago. Dr. Spadoni and her sister, Rosella, are founding dentists at South Barrington Dental. She received her bachelor’s of science in biology cum laude in 1984 from Loyola University of Chicago and completed her graduate studies and earned her D.D.S. degree from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1987. Joining her as Arcolian officers are President-Elect Dr. Chuck DiFranco Jr., Vice President Dr. Paul E. DiFranco, Secretary Dr. Derek Fornelli and Treasurer Dr. Mary Teresa Lima. For details, ...

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Arcolians honor Dr. Geri Ann DiFranco

The Arcolian Dental Arts Society honored Dr. Geri Ann DiFranco as Arcolian of the Year at the society’s annual Christmas Party on Dec. 11 at the Park Ridge Country Club. (847-304-4442). “Geri is a woman of outstanding ethical and moral character who exemplifies the society’s ideals of professionalism, education and service to the community,” says Arcolian President Dr. Rosella Spadoni. “She has been active in the society and in dentistry in general and she is very giving of her time and talents to worthy causes.” A graduate of the Loyola University Dental School and Periodontal Program, she shares a periodontal ...

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Dr. Spadoni ascends to Arcolian presidency

  Dr. Rosella Spadoni ascended to the presidency of the Arcolian Dental Arts Society on April 24 at RoccoVino’s in Elk Grove Village. Dr. Spadoni is a founding and principal doctor at South Barrington Dental. Joining her as Arcolian officers are President-Elect Dr. Katina Spadoni, Vice President Dr. Chuck DiFranco Jr., Secretary Dr. Paul E. DiFranco, Treasurer Dr. Derek Fornelli, and Dinner/Speaker Chair Dr. Mary Teresa Lima. Bios and profiles follow. Dr. Rosella Spadoni (President) Dr. Rosella Spadoni received her bachelor of science in 1980 from Loyola University of Chicago. She completed her graduate studies and obtained her D.D.S. degree ...

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Arcolians go to bat for UIC dental college

The Arcolian Dental Arts Society recently made a pair of donations to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. Arcolians Dr. Frank Maggio and Dr. Stephen Esposito (pictured, left and right) presented Dean Clark Stanford with a check for $1,000 to support the college’s scholarship funds. The donation was requested by Dr. Maggio, a clinical associate professor at the college and the 2017 Arcolian of the Year. The society also presented a $2,000 scholarship to third-year dental student Andrew Bertagna.

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Meet the presidents of CIACO, West Suburban UNICO and the Arcolians

Robert Urbinati President, Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization How long have you been a member? I have been a member for approximately 13 years. Why did you join? CIACO was having a membership drive and I was invited by a current member and personal friend to attend the meeting. I remember there being a lot of people I already knew at the meeting. Due to the number of friends and acquaintances that were already members, I felt comfortable and decided to join. They’re very enthusiastic about celebrating their Italian American heritage and giving back to the community. What do you ...

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Arcolians honor Dr. Baldassano

Dr. Joe Baldassano was named Arcolian of the Year at the Arcolian Dental Arts Society’s annual Christmas party at the Park Ridge Country Club. The award was presented by Arcolian President Dr. Russ Spinazze and past President Dr. Michael Biasiello. An active Arcolian member for over 28 years, Baldassano has served on the board and in every executive post, including president, and has been active with the Chicago Dental Society as well. He currently serves as president of the Northwest Suburban Branch. “This award was very personal and meaningful to me because my father, son and other family members have ...

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Arcolians go to bat for UIC dentistry school

The Arcolian Dental Arts Society gave generously to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry at its holiday party at the Park Ridge Country Club on Dec. 1. Society President Dr. Frank Maggio and President-Elect Dr. Russell Spinazze (pictured, left and right) presented Dean Clark Stanford with a $2,000 donation to the college’s Group Practice Clinic Renovation Fund. The gift will help introduce new technology into the Group Practice Clinics. “We supported the school not only because we realize it needs financial help at this time, but more importantly, because the future of the profession is being created ...

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2014 President Dr. Joseph Favia

Dr. Joseph Favia was recently installed as president of the Arcolian Dental Arts Society. A 1993 graduate of Loyola University School of Dentistry, where he served as Student Congress president, Dr. Favia has pursued advanced education from some of dentistry’s best institutions, including the Peter Dawson Academy for Advanced Dental Education and the Pankey Institute. He currently teaches implant surgical procedures internationally to general dentists for Henry Schein’s Camlog Implant system. In 1997, Dr. Favia founded the Windy City Classic Celebrity Golf Tourney, which has raised more than $1 million toward cancer research in memory of Jim Valvano and Walter ...

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