A Message from our President

Hello members,

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,

Tim Tomei

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April started off with our first birthday dinner. Dinner Chairman Rich Rago and crew did a fantastic job of getting us all served. Speaking of fantastic, thank you to our cooks, Art Parziale, Evan Matthews & Dino De Pianto, for a fantastic meal. It was a great evening, thanks to all who were there.

Saturday, April 8th was our Wine tasting event.  Organized by Joe Scodella, over 80 guests enjoyed a nice evening of wine tasting. We had many items at the silent auction & of course we had a regular raffle. Many people help make this event a success, thank you to our cooks, Angelo Marchi & Evan Matthews; Bartenders, Rich Giaramita & Anthony Golden; Our servers, Rose Marie Gish, Sally Accurso, Loretta Iacobitti & Diane Sericati; Ticket booth, Jim Taddei. Thanks also go to Vice Presidents, Rich Vila & John Barassi, for mc-ing this event & conducting the raffle. Thank you to our members who poured wine, Ralph & Joan Brignone, Bill & Chris Jones, & Logan Pricco. Of a course thank you to our wineries that participated in this event, Concannon, Jacuzzi, Viano & Vino Wine Stores. It was a fun evening thanks to all who attended. A big Thank you Angelo Marchi & Gianfranco Sciacero for the time & effort they put in to make this event a success.

Our second birthday dinner was another great evening at the Fratellanza. Dinner Chairman Alex Alexeev and his crew, which included Mr. 50 /50, Bob Porta, did a great job. The Tortellini & Chicken were delicious. Thank you to our cooks, Art Parziale, Dino DePianto  & Lonnie Chase

I would like to thank Gianfranco Sciacero & Angelo Marchi for the extra work they put in this month in service to our club. God bless you both and thank you.

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, From our President –  Tim Tomei

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A Message from our President

March was a great month at the Fratellanza club.

We started with our February Crab feed. On Saturday February 25 over 350 guests enjoyed a good time with good friends and great crab. Sunday March 5th was another great Crab Feed. Over 200 guests had a great time with Great Crab. Both the regular raffle and 50/50 raffles were a big hit. We really had a nice evening. Many people make both crab feeds a success – Thank you, to our cooks, Art, Michele, Angelo, & Alfonso; Bartender’s, Rich, Sante, Gianfranco, John, & Ralph. Thank you to our Volunteer waiters Rose Marie, Clair, Loretta, Jerry, Adrianna, Lee, Louie, Renee, Francesca, Jim, Sally, Tyler, Jim, Lisa, Alan, Marc, Diane, & Evan. Our Vice Presidents, Rich Vila & John Barassi. Thanks also to Joe Scodella, Mr. 50/50 Bob Porta, John Pelosi, & Tyler Tomei. A big thanks to all that donated raffle prizes. Thanks also to Rose Marie Gish, who coordinated the wait staff, and thank you to all who helped set up for both dinners. Thank you all very much. A special thank you to Rich Giaramita. Rich took all the reservations, the last minute changes & got everyone seated correctly for both events. Trust me, this is no small job. Rich put in many hours to make both events a success. Thank you, Rich, for all your time & effort.

The first birthday dinner was a great meal of pasta with pesto & corned beef & cabbage. Our dinner chairmen, Grant & Drew Woodruff & crew did a great job of getting us all served. It was nice to see 3 generations of the Woodruff family on the floor. Thank you to our cooks, Art Parziale, Evan Matthews & Alfonso DePianto.

Our 2nd birthday dinner was our annual Polenta dinner, which was chaired, as usual, by Anthony Golden. Anthony & his wait staff did a great job. The polenta was fabulous. Thank you to our Cooks, Michele Gasparro, Angelo Marchi & Lonnie Chase.

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,

Tim Tomei