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IWL News & Events

October 11, 2019


Rosanna Scotto,

Co-Host of FOX 5’s “Good Day New York”


Rosanna Scotto is the co-host of Good Day New York. She has been a member of WNYW-FOX 5 News since 1986.


Scotto began her career in television at WTBS, Ted Turner's UHF television station in Atlanta, where she was a reporter for two local programs and an associate producer of the station's evening newscast. She returned to her native New York in the early 1980s as a reporter for WABC's "Good Morning New York," which eventually became "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee." After a year with "Good...

October 10, 2019

Vince Lumia, Managing Director

Head of Field Management,

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management


Vince Lumia is a Managing Director and Head of Field Management, with responsibility for the Firm’s network of about 16K financial advisors across approximately 600 branches, including Private & International Wealth Management, Strategic Client Management and National Sales. Vince most recently served as Head of Private Wealth Management, the division that serves ultra high net worth individuals, families and their foundations both in the US and abroad.  He was responsible for...

September 27, 2019

This week, Italian American community leader Linda Carlozzi visited the Italian American (Tower of Italian Power) podcast for a chat with co-hosts Rossella Rago and John M. Viola.

Click here to download and listen now!


September 10, 2019

Our honorees will be Rosanna Scotto, Co-host of Good Day New York, on Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City; and Vincent Lumia, Managing Director and Head of Field Management at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Our emcee will be Tony Aiello of CBS2-TV News.

March 1, 2019

Join the IWL on March 22 and

learn to make authentic, Neapolitan pizza while snacking and enjoying wine at Kesté Pizza and Vino! The evening will include a pizza class, wine and other goodies.

“Kesté” means “This is It” and it was voted “#1 Pizza in New York” by New York Magazine.

Click HERE to register or RSVP.  Cost - $85

Register Now!

December 12, 2018

The Board's annual Christmas dinner at Columbus Citizens Foundation.

November 20, 2018

You Are Invited!
Join us for a Private Shopping Event:
Jewelry by Liza 
on Tuesday Nov 20th
Hosted by Judy Bautz 

~ will include light bites + bubbly, 4pm – 8pm ~
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the IWL.

See more pieces on Liza’s Instagram:

One of New York’s finest costume “couture” jewelry designers, Elizabeth Gottlieb – known as Liza, was born in France and raised in Vienna and Paris. Her classical a

pproach to fashion was developed through her musical training at the National Music Academy in Paris.

Liza carefully curates her materials so that each piece is unique and sumptuous. Handcraft...

November 15, 2018

Ekavi Boutique
Benefit Weekend
November 29, November 30 and Dec 1, 2018

10% of the Proceeds Benefit the IWL and there will be a 10% discount
Welcoming Reception
with refreshments
Nov 29, 6-9pm

Shop their unique collection of clothes and accessories!

October 8, 2018

Thank you to all who shared Columbus Day with us.

May 10, 2018

We are proud to announce that after years of dedication as Chairwoman and President of the Italian Welfare League, and Chairwoman of its Bambini Committee, Bea Tusiani has been appointed Chairwoman Emerita. Bea has been tireless in her efforts developing our Bambini Program and much admired for expanding it while reaching out to hundreds of Italian-American children. This program is well-known throughout the Italian-American community and Bea Tusiani’s name is synonymous with its importance and success. Please join us in congratulating Bea on achieving this admirable and much-deserved position...

March 19, 2018

Wine Tour of Italy

 – Join us for an evening of fine dining and Award-winning Italian wines, presented by Antinori Vineyards.

Monday March 19, 2018
6:15 pm – Cocktail Reception

7:00 pm – Dinner
Bronxville Field Club
40 Locust Lane,
Bronxville, NY
$250 per person

Proceeds will benefit the Italian Welfare League’s “I Nostri Bambini” program, which helps children of Italian descent in need.

February 9, 2018

Congratulations to our Chairwoman, Linda Carlozzi, for making Crain’s NY’s list of 100 Leading Women Lawyers in NYC!

See Crains article here.

See i-Italy story here.

December 12, 2017

The Board's annual Christmas dinner at Columbus Citizens Foundation.

November 6, 2017

The League enjoyed a private shopping event at FURLA's (Italy 1927) New York flagship store, 645 Fifth Avenue @ 51st Street Thursday, November 9th 6pm -8pm. Shoppers were treated to 25% off, light bites + bubbly.

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