Lou Catallo, Historian; (559) 299-2205 email@example.com
Seeing the year 2020 in the rearview mirror is now a happy occasion; it was truly an eventful and trying period. Luckily, things are getting brighter for this new year. Our heroes today get their flu and Covid-19 shots and wear masks. For everyone that gets their shots, three to eight other people get protected, depending on where and how you live. As we begin to see the light at the end of the tunnel, pray with us that it is not an oncoming train; and, remember: we are still in the tunnel; safety precautions are still advised.
Avere una famiglia significa che hai qualcuno da amare (Having family means you have someone to love).
If you are looking for something to do, the Clovis Farmers Market is still going on: each Saturday at Pollasky & Fifth, 09:00 to about 11:30 AM every Saturday.
Living your life has many burdens; do not add a load of resentment to it.
You have seen this before: Fresno County Historical Museum is planning an Italian Heritage section to the Fresno Museum at the fairgrounds. If you have photos or stories that you would like to submit, contact Olivia Gallegos at 251-5992, or Sandra West, Friends of the Fair, 1121 S. Chance Ave, Fresno, CA 93702, (559) 650-3247. Contribute according to your ability by contacting Sandra if you wish. They are also accepting names for plaques to memorialize your family in the Valley.
Notre Dame Hall is not yet available to us, so, for sure there will not be a January meeting or dinner. The good news is that we will not be charged for the non-use.
Greet your neighbors at a distance with a wave. They will not be mad at you for it.
Italy is the tenth largest country in Europe and contains the most European volcanos.
The United Lodges of the Central San Joaquin Valley: Any next meeting will be announced.
“Hello” and “Ciao” to our friends and readers in San Francisco! Stai al sicuro!
These are the times that we need to support our friends: get your take-out orders from our old stand-by restaurants: Lunas, at 299-4141; Andiamo’s, at 299-4141; Boo Boo Bean Bakery, at 570-8093; The Hacienda, at 325-2505; and Clovis DiCicco’s at 299-3711; and, don’t forget to tip.
-Critical Italian word to know: “Alora”, simply meaning ‘then”. But nothing is simple; it can also mean “and so what”, or “ergo”. Sprinkled in an Italian conversation, the word can be as easy or as sassy as you want.
In Italy, if you do not have leftovers after a meal, it means you did not make enough food.
Our yearly scholarship fund will be made available as soon as we can get our fundraisers back up and running, Meanwhile call Isabel Ronzano for the generous national and state SDoI scholarships that are also offered; just ask her.
Join Us: After our pandemic is over: If you have friends or family that are looking for good fellowship and a place to hang out on the third Monday of each month, invite them to join you at our meetings, 6:30 PM, at Notre Dame Hall, 333 8th Street, at DeWitt Avenue. We feature short meetings, great companionship, and superb food. Our web site is http://rodolfovalentinolodge. com/.
5051 Mission Street
San Francisco CA 94112-3473
Phone: (415) 586-1316