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Organization History September 10, 1997, Giovanni Catalano and Guido Cornacchione gathered their thoughts about creating an Italian/American Club. Founders Giovanni Catalano, Guido Cornacchione, Gino Pelligra, Gino Brienza, Bill Basso, Emilio Cornacchione, Jack Anello, Nicola Mammone, Marco Beggiato, Domenico Cornacchione, John Petzker, Robert Frattaioli and Steve Chiarappa. Association Name January, 1998, the association name was established. 'The Italian Cultural Association' was created as a non-profit organization. First Officers Giovanni Catalano - President, Gino Brienza - Vice-President, Steve Chiarappa - Treasurer, Emillio Cornacchione - Secretary Organization Nickname Suggested by Marco Beggiato, 'Le Radici' (The Roots) was adopted. Incorporated January, 1999, incorporated under 'The Italian Community of Akron' as a charitable organization.

Mission Statement

The Italian Community of Akron, Inc. (Ohio), 'Le Radici' was established to serve the Italian-American community of Akron, surrounding communities and all those who love Italy. The main objective of our association is to promote educational & cultural activities introducing to the community the different facets of Italian culture. We provide charitable fundraising with Italian themes. Le Radici targets the whole community with no distinction of regional origin or age group. We are a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization and place an emphasis on supporting our community.
The Italian Community of Akron, Inc., Le Radici
Elected Officers for 2019 - 2020 Pat DiLullo – President Debbie Miller – 1st VP MJ Parri – 2nd VP Giovanni Catalano - Treasurer Roseanne Henderson – Secretary David Young – Parliamentarian Cody Ricci – Sergeant at Arms TRUSTEES: Sarah DiLullo, Tony Berlingieri and Kay Corsaro
Past Officers
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© 2019 The Italian Community of Akron, Inc., Le Radici | All Rights Reserved
Site Design & Hosting by EmTech Enterprises
Organization History September 10, 1997, Giovanni Catalano and Guido Cornacchione gathered their thoughts about creating an Italian/American Club. Founders Giovanni Catalano, Guido Cornacchione, Gino Pelligra, Gino Brienza, Bill Basso, Emilio Cornacchione, Jack Anello, Nicola Mammone, Marco Beggiato, Domenico Cornacchione, John Petzker, Robert Frattaioli and Steve Chiarappa. Association Name January, 1998, the association name was established. 'The Italian Cultural Association' was created as a non-profit organization. First Officers Giovanni Catalano - President, Gino Brienza - Vice-President, Steve Chiarappa - Treasurer, Emillio Cornacchione - Secretary Organization Nickname Suggested by Marco Beggiato, 'Le Radici' (The Roots) was adopted. Incorporated January, 1999, incorporated under 'The Italian Community of Akron' as a charitable organization.

Mission Statement

The Italian Community of Akron, Inc. (Ohio), 'Le Radici' was established to serve the Italian- American community of Akron, surrounding communities and all those who love Italy. The main objective of our association is to promote educational & cultural activities introducing to the community the different facets of Italian culture. We provide charitable fundraising with Italian themes. Le Radici targets the whole community with no distinction of regional origin or age group. We are a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization and place an emphasis on supporting our community.
The Italian Community of Akron, Inc., Le Radici
Elected Officers for 2019- 2020 President: Patrick DiLullo 1st Vice President: Debbie Miller 2nd Vice President: Mary Josephine (MJ) Parri Treasurer: Giovanni Catalano Secretary: Roseanne Henderson Sergeant-at-Arms: Cody Ricci Parliamentarian: David Young Trustees: Sarah DiLullo, Kay Corsaro and Tony Berlinigieri
Past Officers