September IAPBC in Review

The Club meets for an informal lunch Thursdays at 12 noon, Akron Family Restaurant, 250 W. Market St. Akron. All are welcome to join us! 

 

The club is made up of Italian American Professionals who strive for friendship, a zealous dedication to maintain the traditions of our heritage and strong sense of community responsibility. 

 

THE CLUB IN REVIEW: 

  • The Rocky Colavito statue in Little Italy Cleveland was dedicated August 10th with an appearance by the Rock and hundreds in attendance including representatives from the IAPBC observing our plaque installed as part of the wall surrounding the statue. Many tears were shed and much love given to Rocky, his family and friends. Grazie mille to the many volunteers involved in this wonderful project! 

 

  • Wine Down Wednesday for September will be Wednesday, September 15th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Contact Samuel Trecaso at strecaso24@gmail.com for more information regarding this fun evening! Follow the IAPBC on Facebook for updates on this and other Club activities.
  • 2021 IAPBC Italian Open Golf Classic – It’s Back! The 2021 Classic is new and improved and will be held Monday, September 13th at Fairlawn County Club, 200 N Wheaton Rd, Akron, OH 44313. Chair Carmine Torio is taking reservations for foursomes at carminetorio@hotmail.com and 330-351-0045. Cost is $120 per golfer and includes use of entire club including locker room and showers, 2 welcome gifts, all receive a door prize, lunch and buffet awards program with open bar. Cash prizes on all contest holes and much more! Golf Patrons to date include:  
  • Event Sponsor – J.W. Didado Electric 
  • Major Contributor – Towell Cadillac  
  • Major Contributor – The Louis B. & Joan M. Perry Family Foundation  
  • Hole Contest Awards – Wells Trecaso Financial Group 
  • Golfer’s Gifts – Public Pension Consultants 
  • Dinners – Joe Marchetta 
  • Lunches – Chuck Maggio 
  • Golf Balls – Rocco’s Pizza 
  • Water on course – Akron Monument 
  • The IAPBC Endowment Fund at Akron Community Foundation is now accepting tax-deductible contributions. Please visit www.akroncf.org to contribute or contact Laura Fink fink@akroncf.org, 330-436-5611 for more information. Our goal is to raise $1 million to provide scholarship funding to students with Italian ancestry.
  • The IAPBC membership is now open to all men and women of Italian descent. Please check out our web page and Facebook page for information. Membership for 2021 remains at $125 and can be mailed to Treasurer David Dimengo 

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