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JULY 2022

              Buongiorno a Tutti,

 

    With very high expectations and abundant enthusiasm, I am pleased to announce SICE's event schedule for the 2022-23 season.  Having weathered the challenges attributable to Covid, we now forge ahead with a dynamic program designed to appeal to a variety of interests among our loyal constituents.

    We begin with a Gala Dinner/Dance in November and conclude with our End-of-Year Luncheon in April.  Sandwiched in-between these celebratory festivities are the annual Opera Event, a lecture on Italy during World War II and its aftermath featuring the team of Mary Maresco and Rosanne Martorella, a luncheon presentation by Dr. Joseph Scelsa, President of the Italian-American Museum in New York, and not to be outdone, a three-film retrospective on the illustrious careers of Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni and Vittorio De Sica. 

 

    Obviously, SICE has carved out for itself an extremely ambitious calendar with a view toward edifying all of you, our faithful supporters.  Please peruse the various components of our website.  There you will find the necessary forms to secure your attendance at all of these exciting events along with the all-important Membership Renewal Form.  Detailed descriptions of each initiative can be viewed on our "Events" page.  

 

    I encourage you to join our organization and to register for all that SICE has planned for the upcoming season.  Please check your calendars and sign up as soon as you can.  Allora, until we meet again in November, simply sit back, relax and enjoy those "lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer."

    As Shakespeare once intoned and I translate, "Non mi considero nient'altro cosi felice come in un' anima che ricorda I miei buoni amici." 

 

Joe Morra, SICE President