Tag: PC Italian American Club

Italian-Americans enjoy an all-Italian potluck

Jim Roberts Picture yourself in Tuscany near Florence, Italy. It is a quiet autumn Sunday afternoon. The sun is peaking through the scattered clouds, and a soft breeze is drifting through the tall, thin, Italian pines. Nobody is working in the vineyard or the Crush House. The beautiful Sangiovese grapes are hanging heavy on the…

Italian-American regional cooking day sets record

Jim Roberts Mangia Mangia was the order of the day as 106 members and guests of the PebbleCreek Italian-American Club assembled in the Eagle’s Nest Ballroom Sunday, February 26, 2017 for the annual feast featuring cooking from various regions of Italy and Sicily. The attendance was a 23% increase over the previous year and a…

A night to remember

Poinsettia Ball Planning Committee: Jackie Voccola, Rosemary Holmes, chairperson, JoAnn Fioretti, Ken Minichiello, club president; not pictured, Everett Saverino

JoAnn Fioretti On Saturday, December 3 the PebbleCreek Italian American Club hosted its fifteenth annual Poinsettia Ball in the Tuscany Ballroom. Two-hundred-eighty attendees made this event a huge success. The night started out with appetizers being served in the Chianti Room accompanied by the wonderful performance of tunes by Bart Ventura. Next came a full…

Italian-American Club hosts welcome back picnic

Jim Roberts The PebbleCreek Italian-American Club had their October luncheon meeting at Flavors of Louisiana Restaurant on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. The meeting portion was conducted by President Ken Minichello who reviewed upcoming events. Check the website for details; pciac.org. The Flavors of Louisiana Restaurant proved to be an outstanding venue for our monthly lunch.…

Italian – American Club dines at Bella Luna

The Italian—American Club had their August luncheon meeting at the Bella Luna Italian Restaurante on Saturday, August 13, 2016. Hosting the lunch were Joe and Vera Cappiello. The meeting portion was conducted by our able President Ken Minichiello.

Poem by Jim “Deak” Roberts What could be finer than lunch at Bella Luna in the afternoon Joe and Vera Cappiello took our Italian-American Club there none too soon It’s a family affair you know with owner Josephine Billelo, Chef Sam and GM A.J. Billelo And more family with waiters Nicole Billelo, Crystal Nelson and…