Club President’s Message: December 2021

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Sixteen new members were inducted last night at the Assembly Meeting. Welcome to: Russell BarrettaBruce BondiJohn CalegariPatrick CallahanMichael CirimeleMatthew CrudoErik EmersonOrlando FrascaJeff MitchellScott MonacoMichael RamosMichael RodriguesJohn SpeakmanDonald SquagliaKenneth WatkinsMark Worrell A great start to, hopefully, the end of the pandemic. I would hope that next time we could have a few more members show up […]

Club President’s Message: November 2021

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October has come and gone. Does it not seem like time is flying by? Two years ago we had no idea what was in front of us. Just three months later February 2020, our world changed quite a bit. The October birthday dinner brought back a sense of hope that things can return. I am […]

Club President’s Message: October 2021

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Covid Ground Hog Day is visiting the Colombo Club. Last Thursday the board of directors voted to reopen the club on a limited basis October 14th for a birthday dinner. There was quite a bit of conversation regarding the safety of our members, and we came up with a few new rules. C’è stata un […]

Club President’s Message: September 2021

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Well, I guess it was fun to be back at a Club dinner for awhile, but the health and safety of our members has to be our top priority. The Board voted to review the Covid situation every month at our monthly board meetings and decide whether or not it would be feasible to safely […]

Club President’s Message: August 2021

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We have just experienced an amazing few months at the Club. If you have not been back to the Club since we reopened, then it’s time to come and feel the warmth, the enthusiastic greetings and camaraderie. Members and guests are leaving the evening events with the best attitude. I soci e gli ospiti stanno […]

Club President’s Message: July 2021

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Once again it is fun to start talking about upcoming events. June was Father Son month at the Birthday Dinners, and July will be Father Daughter. The Club will also be presenting on July 24 the Past Presidents dinner. It is always a great event to honor the past presidents that have worked so hard […]

Club President’s Message: June 2021

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May 20, 2021 is a date that will live on in our glorious history. What A Night! The first birthday dinner in 14 months was one definitely for the record books. History was made that evening with a sold-out dinner of 200 members with adjusted seating capacity per Health Department requirements. La storia è stata […]

Club President’s Message: May 2021

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We all knew this time was going to come around sooner than later. “Fantastic, Fantastico Unbelievable, Incredibile, Wonderful, Meraviglioso” are all words to describe the pending opening of the Colombo Club. We have received reassuring news from the Alameda County Heath Dept that the club can reopen with limited seating. The Board of Directors and […]

Club President’s Message: April 2021

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Ciao, Ciao. It was last around this time last year we made the decision to close the Club. Little did we know that it would change the entire year. The loyalty of our membership has helped us through these difficult times. With your help in purchasing our take-out dinners and Club merchandise, along with sticking […]

Club President’s Message: March 2021

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Well, the eyes of March are upon us and we are still waiting for the state or Covid-19 to set us free. The Club is ready and waiting with a solid plan reviewed and studied to implement the opening of the Club. We all know it will be different in the beginning, but if we […]