2014 is certainly passing quickly! Every month has been busy and full of events, and of course September was no exception. I want to welcome back all our members and friends that went on the France and Italy trip. I’m sure everyone had a wonderful time and I’m glad everyone made it back safely.
We started off September with our first birthday dinner which was chaired by Mike Rosen. The ravioli and roasted chicken dinner was quite a hit and attended by many of our members and friends. Many thanks to Mike, his wait staff, the cooks and helpers, for doing such a great job. Our traditional Italian Night dinner dance as a huge success and enjoyed by everyone. This is the 14th year that Richard and Mary Ann have chaired the event and it has become a Fratellanza tradition. Ladies president Lillian Taddei shared the MC duties with me which made the evening extra special. The menu of ravioli and roastbeef was truly delicious and I know that everyone enjoyed the Italian singing during dinner. Thanks Rich and Mary Ann for chairing, and also thanks to the wait staff, cooks, and helpers for all your work. Everyone had a great time. Our second birthday dinner, chaired by Rich Vila, was also wonderful. The menu of mostaccioli and sausages and peppers was enjoyed by everyone. Thanks to Rich and the wait staff, the cooks and helpers, for doing such a great job.
Thanks to all of you that attended the Italian picnic. Special thanks the Michele, Angelo, Ron Blair, and Evan Mathews for doing all the cooking. Everything was delicious.
We have some wonderful events coming up. Our October dinner dance will have a Halloween theme. Also, please try to attend the October business meeting as we will have nominations for 2015 Officers and Board members. Hope to see you at the club for an upcoming event.