May started off with our 1st birthday dinner. An enthusiastic group of over 260 guests enjoyed Risotto & Swiss Steak, cooked to perfection by our cooks, Michele Gasparro, Angelo Marchi & Don Nicoli. A very big thank you to our waiters. You did a great job. Thank you for serving our club.
May 7 was our Mother’s Day brunch. Headed up by Art Parziale. Over 70 guests had a good time & great brunch. A big thanks to Art, Michele, Sally, Evan, Rose Marie, Melinda, Renee, Angelo, Adrianna, Lee, Clair, Vera, Elena & Rich. Special Thanks to Ralph & Joan Brignone for donating all the fruit used at the brunch.
The Badarello & Spalasso families chaired our 2nd birthday dinner. The Chicken Cacciatore was delicious. Thank you to our cooks, Art Parziale, Michele Gasparro & Alfonso DePianto. The wait staff did a great job of getting us all served. Thanks to everyone involved.
May 20 was our Pizza & Pasta dinner, hosted by 12-time world Pizza champion Tony Gemignani. This is, by far, our biggest event of the year. 450 guests enjoyed a dinner that was spectacular. Tony and his crew did a fantastic job. Many hands helped make this dinner the event it was. A big thank you to Tony, who donates all the food, his time, and the time of a few of his employees, all to benefit the Fratellanza club. Thanks also to Laura, Stephanie, Ken, Tommy, Ashley, Phil, Evan, and the entire wait staff; you all did a great job. We can’t thank you enough. Once again, thank you Tony, for your generosity and support of your club. I would like to say a special thank you to Rich, Larry, Alex, Jim, & Bob for setting up Friday night, and an extra thanks to Jim for handling all the reservations. I would like to thank all who donated raffle prizes; A special thank you to Jim Ervin for his generosity and our friends from Columbus Salami, celebrating their 100th year. Thank you for your donations of food and raffle prizes, and congratulations on 100 years.
We would like to congratulate the Fratellanza Scholarship recipients for 2017, Vanessa Vallone, Jordyn Marchi, Emily Velez, & Mia Angelina Rabin. Please join us at our 2nd birthday dinner on June 15 as we will recognize our recipients, and celebrate all Dads, for Father’s Day. It’s going to be a fun evening. Make your reservations and I hope to see you there.
As always thank you to all our bartenders, waiters, ticket sellers & kitchen crew that help make all our dinners & events a success.
God Bless & Sempre Avanti,