Aux President’s Message: October 2020

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Summer is over and what tales we will recall.  I now have an extensive collection of protective face masks, one for almost every outfit.  Of course, most outfits consist of shorts, shirts, casual slacks or jeans.  No reason to dress up because there are no places to go.   We all sat back and contemplated […]

Aux President’s Message: August 2020

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Who would have ever imagined that our lives could be forever changed by an unknown virus.  Every day I look around, usually through fogged glasses (due to my new accessory–my face mask) and see neighborhood businesses that are closing, playgrounds closed, schools not being readied for the upcoming school year, neighborhoods crowed with parked vehicles […]

Aux President’s Message: July 2020

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SIX LITTLE STORIES WITH LOTS OF MEANING    Author unknown (1) Once all villagers decided to pray for rain.  On the day of prayer, all of the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella.  THAT IS FAITH. (2) When you throw babies in the air, they laugh because they know you will […]

Aux President’s Message: June 2020

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Life has changed for all of us. Our Colombo Club activities are missing from our lives, and I for one feel a large void. Being an Italian has always meant greeting familia with warm hugs and usually kisses. As I grew up, I was a little taken back when hugs and kisses were not the […]

Aux President’s Message: May 2020

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My mother always told me that we (Italians) are a strong, resilient people.  She then would go into details of how my grandparents persevered through the long arduous journey from Italy to Illinois where my Nonno found work.  For several years he would travel back and forth from Illinois to Italy.  When they saved enough […]

Auxiliary President’s Message: April 2020

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The beautiful signs of Spring are here, and it appears that April showers will be with us also. Our St. Patrick’s dinner had to be postponed due to current community health concerns, but we are hopeful we can enjoy St. Pat’s feast at a future date. What we will be missing most of all is […]

Auxiliary President’s Message: March 2020

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Our Valentine’s Dinner on February 20th was full of hearts and love and of course, great Italian food.  We certainly appreciate everyone for supporting our events. The year is moving along so quickly, and beautiful Spring is just around the corner. This will bring us our celebration of St. Patrick’s Day dinner that features the […]

Auxiliary President’s Message: February 2020

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Happy New Year to everyone. My name is Sylvia Jesuit and I am the new Auxiliary President, of which I am honored. January is well on its way with the joint C.C. Men and the C.C. Auxiliary Scholarship Crab Feeds, on January 11, 2020 and January 18, 2020.  Both events were very successful and helped […]

Auxiliary President’s Message: January 2020

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The Auxiliary Anniversary Dinner on December 7, 2019, was a beautiful event. It started the Christmas season in full glamour. I want to thank Diane Proto, who worked with me, to make this dinner a successful event, plus many thanks to all the ladies who helped set everything up. I would like to extend my […]

Auxiliary President’s Message: December 2019

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The Auxiliary is getting ready for the end-of-the-year festivities! Our Vice-President Chris Androtti is chairing our Annual Members’ Christmas Party on December 5, 2019. Join us in the Isabella Room for this fun event at 6 pm. Bring an unwrapped gift for a boy or girl (infant to 12 years old). We donate these to […]