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Verona UNICO Hosts Italian Heritage Event

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italian-flag-640The Verona chapter of UNICO National invites residents to attend its “re-discover Your Italian Heritage” event on Sunday, March 23 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Verona Community Center, 880 Bloomfield Avenue.

Celebrate the culture, traditions and history of Italian Americans in a fun and festive atmosphere that will include food tastings, demos, a fun Italian lesson, entertainment and cultural info. Delicious homemade Italian specialties, such as brochettes, mozzarella and antipasto followed by and array of Italian desserts will be served while attendees enjoy an entertaining cultural program.

There will be special exhibit “Treasures from Home”, a display of mementos and collectables from Italy that were brought to America by ancestors of UNICO members.

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Verona UNICO is a local chapter of UNICO National, the largest Italian-American service and charitable organization in America with over 120 local chapters in 21 states. Founded in 1922, UNICO National is dedicated to celebrating and defending Italian heritage while supporting charitable causes such as cancer research, Cooley’s anemia, mental health, granting scholarships to deserving young people and many other causes locally and nationally. New members are always welcome and applications will be available at the event.

There is no cost to attend this very special Italian Heritage event but reservations are required and attendance is limited. The deadline to make reservations in March 16. To reserve your spot or for more information, call 973-239-9332 or email [email protected]

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