HERITAGE

Active Directors


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President  Domenico Venturo
Vice President  Tony Spoletini
Vice President  Frank Mafrica
Treasurer  Luigi Torriero
Secretary  Andrea Riccio

Joe Amantea

Randal Blasetti

Raymond Blasetti

Louis Bontorin

Remo Cardone

Fabrizio Carinelli

Gary Cioni

Danny Dalla-Longa

Tony De Michele

Nick Lupi

Tony Mafrica

Domenic Maucieri

Gerry Maucieri

Carlo Plava

Darryl Raymaker

Alberto Romano Jr.

Domenico Rossi

Serafino Scarpino

Sano Stante

Supported Charities

Over the past 54 years, the Calgary Italian Sportsmen`s Dinner Association has donated over $1,000,000.00 to local and national charities. It is our belief that those who are fortunate enough should help those around them.  This is the foundation of our organization, and the reason we host the dinner every year. Charities that we have worked with in the past are outlined below.  If you would like to find more information on how you can become involved and donate click here.

 

Calgary Italian Cultural Centre

Calgary Italian Schools

Calgary International Film Festival

Post Secondary School Scholarships (4/$5000 ea)

Calgary Catholic School (Hockey Program)

Calgary Italian Folk Dancers

Calgary Italian Choir (Calgary Crescendo)

Heart & Stroke Foundation

Multiple Sclerosis of Canada

University of Calgary Swim Club

St Mary's University College Scholarship

Mount Royal University Foundation

Alberta Children's Hospital

Calgary Booster Club

Food for Friends

Calgary Fire Fighters

Ed Whalen Foundation

University of Calgary Scholarships (2)

Junior High School Bursaries

Handicapped Children's Funds

Santa Maria Goretti (Italian Language Program)

St Francis High School Athletic Department

Juventus Soccer League

Blizzard Force Soccer Team

Speed Skating Canada

Make a Wish Foundation

Earthquake Disaster Fund

Radio Mezzaluna (Italian Broadcasting)

Global Italian Festival

Inn from the Cold (Willy De Witt)

Father Whelihan Memorial Scholarship Fund

Bill Powers Media Scholarship

YMCA Strong Kids Program

Bishop's Dinner

Honoured Past Directors

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Michael Amantea

Ralph Amantea

Jim Barbaro

John Bazzana

Joe Borelli

Adrian Bussoli

Luca Carloni

John Casale

Mario Cavaliere

Mario Colangeli

Joe Commesoti

Augostino De Paoli

Joe De Paoli

Lino De Paoli

Carlo Duri

Vic Finot

Victor Fornaro

Tom Forzani

Costanzo Gabriele

Bill Gallelli

Mario Grassi

Don Luzzi

Elia Martina

Lino Massolin

Rodolfo Petrovito

George Picco

Lome Prakopy

Alberto Romano Sr.

Tony Sanguin

John Sparma

Leo Verdis

Reg Volpi

Past Recipents

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1963 - Larry Poscente, Louis Violini, & Joe Forzani

1964 - Jim Barbaro & Vincent Grassi

1965 - Luigi Di Marzo & John Bruno

1966 - Marcello Rapini & Lome Prokopy

1967 - Gino Giammarino & Frank Silvestri

1968 - Tom Forzani & Serafino Scarpino

1969 - John Arienzale

1970 - John Tallerico & Ed Barden

1971 - Nat Franzon & Frank Santacroce

1972 - Frank Blasetti, Joe Pullano & John Coppola

1973 - Ron Giammarino & Luigi Giancarlo

1974 - Tony Barbaro & Luciano Scarpino

1975 - Frank Mafrica & Robert Viani

1976 - Frank Mosca & Sandy Festa

1977 - Angelo Starn Bene & Jay Todesco

1978 - Gerry Buccini

1979 - Tom Mosca & Don Todesco

1980 - Mike Palumbo & Joe Stambene

1981 - Massimo Geremia, Giuseppe Petrillo & Tom Spoletini

1982 - Elio Geremia & Biagio Iannale

1983 - Bruno Geremia, Tony Iandolo & Tony Spoletini

1984 - John Vigna & Marcello Rapini

1985 - Roberto Geremia & Elvia Parolin

1986 - John Monaco & Patrick Mosca

1987 - Egidio Benacchio & Tony Laratta

1988 - Gerry Audia & Remo Cardone

1989 - Anthony D'Alphonso, Frank Lombardi & Paul Poscente

1990 - David Di Luzio, Dan Geremia & David Porcu

1991 - David Audia, Shane Forrer & Leo Secreti

1992 - Frank Guido, Fabbio Marcucci & James M. Vadori

1993 - Dina Izzo, Mark Petovello & Frank Posca

1994 - Peter Ciuffa, Diego Barrenachea & Kevin Vadori

1995 - Conrad Chala, Shaun Duregon & Christian Giorgi

1996 - Anthony Sorbetti, Luigi Grossi & Peter McNichols

1997 - Augustin Barrenechea, Paul Kloepfer & Matt Nazarko

1998 - Jason Antonello, David Cuschieri & Vince Marra 

1999 - Mark Colucci, Tony Baffa & Matt Sartorelli

2000 - Drew Taddia, Eric Festa & Marcello D'Egidio

2001 - Jeffery Binda-Bolokoski, Bryon Barrenechea & Mark Rathwell

2002 - Louis Priolo, Jordan Gruman & Eric Murray

2003 - Andrew Barbaro, Carlo Parrotta & Matteo Piccone

2004 - Matt Loria, Richard Enns & Mark Dewit

2005 - Robbie Mussi, Marco Ianuzzi & Chricd Scarpino

2006 - Anthony J. Ferrise, Efrom Violato & Daniel Valentini

2007 - Robert Dejong, David Civitarese & Jason Fassano

2008 - Emilio Violato, Frank Pellegrino & Gregory Rafter

2009 - Jacob Durante, Thomas Spoletini & Steven Torriero

2010 - Brett Dionello, Taylor Remondini, Matthew Tiberio & Matthew Carpino

2011 - Marcus Polini, Gianni Mangone, Joel Tallerico & Nino Mafrica

2012 - Carson Stambene, Lucas Tiberio, Michael Klukas, Jeremy E. Rizzo & Mark Villani

2013 - Alex Blasetti, Keegan Valerio, Luca Fatica & Nicholas B. Parker

2014 - Ryan Bontorin, Carlo Galotta, Gian-Carlo Spoletini & Jordan Fasano

2015 - Patrick Apuzzo, Michael Audia, & Domenic Poletto

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