|Casa Italiana Of Nazareth College|
|The Casa Italiana of Nazareth College is a center for studying, appreciating and|
celebrating the Italian and Italian-American experience.
Courage Italia seeks to recognize the Italian rescue of Jews during the Holocaust in ways that educate and inspire our communities to understand the power of each individual to translate compassion into acts of moral courage.
|Gaeta Society of Monroe County|
|Societa Marinai Elenese was founded in June 6, 1911 to help the families from Gaeta Italy who settled in the Rochester, NY area. After 75 years of friendship, support, dinners, dances, and the everyday fellowship we take for granted, the Society became the Gaeta Society and continues today.|
"The Society has the aim of mutual aid to its components... for the collective welfare and protection of its members with such means either moral or material."
|Gates Amita Club|
|To promote a better feeling of fellowship among its members through the active participation in social and civic programs.|
Our entertaining monthly events and popular annual dinner dances continue to be the source of funds for donations to many organizations within the Town of Gates.
|ITALEO Italian American Law Enforcement Officers|
|Italian-American Law Enforcement Officers of Greater Rochcester, New York|
ITALEO, founded in 1993, is an association dedicated to preserving and honoring the wonderful Italian heritage among Italian-Americans in law enforcement and to further develop camaraderie among its members.
ITALEO is affiliated with the National Coalition of Italian-American Law Enforcement Organizations and has established ties to associations in New York City, New Jersey and Toronto.
|Italian American Business Network|
|Networking with business people in the Rochester area. Building relationships and business partnerships.|
|Italian American Community Center (IACC)|
|Sustain the vitality and cultural vibrancy of Italo American heritage by strengthening family life, uplifting human services, binding together the diverse historical traditions of Italians, and honoring the legacy of Italian immigration to the United States.|
|Italian American Sport Club|
|The Italian American Sport Club (IASC) was formed in the late 40's by a group of Italian immigrants in love with the game of soccer. The IASC became nationally known, at least in the world of soccer, when in 1963 won the USA Amateur Soccer Cup. In 2003 the IASC built a 6,000 square foot building at 1250 Buffalo Road in the town of Gates, New York. On almost three acres of land donated by Olindo and Filomena DiFrancesco, and moved to this location at the end of the same year. Since moving to the new residence the IASC has witnessed the tremendous growth; over 300 members have joined the club. Today we have over 400 members! During the past Fifty years the club has been very involved in adult and youth soccer. |
|Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC)|
|The Italian Women's Civic Club (IWCC) was, organized in 1919 by 20 civic-minded women who joined efforts to educate women voters in citizenship, study civic concerns, and work for the beautification of Rochester. They soon discovered that education played a key role in fulfilling these goals.|
The Dante Scholarship Fund was created in 1921 to assist young men and women of italian Heritage in pursuing a college education. The scholarship was named after the great Italian poet, Dante Aligheri, giving recognition to the first native to write in the italian language. To raise money for this fund, the IWCC joined with the Dante Aligheri Society and help their first scholarship dance. The Aligheri Society disbanded shortly thereafter and full responsibility of continuing this event waas assumed by the IWCC.
Mission - "Service to others rather than self"
|Sicilian Sport Club|
|To support and promote an appreciation of italian culture, athletics, including the sport of soccer amongst the local populace, including but not limited to the population of the metropolitan area of Monroe County.|
|Sons of Italy|
|The Order of the Sons of Italy in America is a fraternal organization of men and women. Nationally, it's one-half million family membership represent a very broad cross-section of the Italian American population. A large organization with an excellent community system, it strongly respects God, country and family values. Its activities show a deep respect and regard for Italian heritage and culture, while concentrating on the richness of life in America. |
The goal of OSIA, as originally conceived by its founders, was to unite in one organization, all people of Italian heritage regardless of their religious, political or personal opinions.
They sought to preserve and disseminate the rich cultural heritage and language of Italy; and to promote and advance a positive image role model within the framework of American society.
We invite you to join us as we work to continue the efforts of the founders of this organization.
|St. Lucy's Ladies Auxiliary|
|To keep the spirit of St. Lucy's Church alive among the women parishioners. Keeping the memories we have of our church and the families who made up this congregation. We have many pictures from 1912 to present in our picture archives of church and neighborhood activities.|
|St. Nicholas Society|
|St. Padre Pio Institute|
|The Saint Padre Pio Institute of Rochester, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization, established in Rochester, New York to promote devotion to St. Padré Pio through the creation of a chapel to benefit the entire community, to support other religious activities that are specifically approved by the Diocese of Rochester, related to Padré Pio and to the tenents of the Roman Catholic Church|