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Foundation News

  • October 2022 – From the Desk of Christopher Pisano
    As I reflect on my time on the Little Italy Lodge Scholarship Foundation Board, I admire how far we have come. From a small scrappy team that got the job done to now being able to support students with over $30,000 a year in scholarships is quite remarkable. I am so proud to be a…
  • September 2022 – From the Desk of Chris Pisano
    Each 2022 LaFamiglia scholarship applicant was required to produce a 500 word essay on a topic of current interest as a major component of the application. We will feature a winning essay each month, and this month’s essay was written by Madelin McLean. Madelin was the recipient of the Mattricciani/Vondersmith Scholarship. The essay topic was:…
  • August 2022 – From the Desk of Chris Pisano
    From the Desk of Chris Pisano, President of the Foundation Operations Team: Each 2022 LaFamiglia scholarship applicant was required to produce a 500 word essay on a topic of current interest as a major component of the application. We will feature a winning essay each month, and this month’s essay was written by Brendan Elliott….
  • July 2022 – From The Desk of Vince Piscopo
    From The Desk of Vince Piscopo, Chairman of the Board: It is my pleasure to update the Little Italy Lodge on a few important changes and announcements regarding your Foundation. The Board of Directors met on Wednesday June 22 and made several significant appointments and decisions. The Board of Directors has voted to: Rename the…
  • June 2022 – From the Desk of Paul R. Rao PhD
    From The Desk of the President of The Little Italy Scholarship Foundation Tasting Tour of Italy: A shout out to the Foundation’s Tasting Tour of Italy Team that hosted a fun and innovative celebration on Sunday April 24 held in St. Leo’s School Hall. Tim Elliott led the fundraising effort with a superb Committee including…
  • May 2022 – From the Desk of Paul R. Rao PhD
    From the Desk of Paul R. Rao PhD, President of the Scholarship Foundation The Anthony “Tony” Verdecchia Memorial Scholarship Update:  Due to the generosity of many donors, The Anthony “Tony” Verdecchia Memorial Scholarship has increased to $3,500.  This tribute scholarship will be offered during this coming academic year.  These additional dollars bring our total Scholarship…
  • April 2022 – From the Desk of Paul R. Rao PhD
    From the Desk of Paul R. Rao Ph.D, President of the Scholarship Foundation Notification of an additional Named Scholarship for this Application Period:It is an honor and a pleasure to announce that under the leadership of Board Chair, Vince Piscopo, The Scholarship Foundation has authorized that an additional $3,000 scholarship will be offered during this…
  • March 2022 – From The Desk of Tony Montcalmo
  • February 2022 – From the Desk of Paul R. Rao PhD
  • January 2022 – From the Desk of Paul R. Rao PhD