Tag Archives: Nancy Cometa

SADIA presents scholarships

The Sons and Daughters of Italy in America presented Aidan Orlando and Giuliana Vasilevich with Nancy Cometa-Darrell Marchioretto scholarships at a ceremony on June 3 at Casa Italia. These scholarships were made possible by donations from the Casa Italia board of directors and Journey to Wellness & Balance. SADIA is gearing up for Schaumburg’s SeptemberFest over the Labor Day weekend. Revenue from their beer and wine tent, located near the Ferris wheel at the festival, funds the donations that the organization will make throughout the year.  

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JCCIA rewrites Queen Pageant script

  The Chandelier Room at Casa Italia was transformed into a Milan runway for this year’s Columbus Day Queen Pageant, and event organizers couldn’t be more pleased. “It was like a Versace fashion show!” enthuses Jo Ann Serpico, executive director of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans. “We had 22 contestants, the room looked absolutely beautiful and the event went off without a hitch!” Serpico is equally proud of the fact that no admission was charged, paving the way for a capacity crowd of nearly 200 family members and friends. Elizabeth Cavalieri Konopacki walked away with the crown, and …

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