|Who We Are. . .
|Over a century ago, L'Unione Italiana was founded by a
small visionary group who realized that by uniting together,
the Italian community of Tampa could overcome many of the
social and economic challenges that confronted those
"turn-of-the-century" immigrants from Italy.
Festa Italiana -
April 12, 2015
Italiana is a gathering of authentic tastes, sights, and sounds
straight from Italy. An annual event guaranteed to delight your
whole family! The event is set in the heart of Historic
Ybor City, hosted by L'Unione Italiana, The Italian Club of
Wines of Italy
The evening will feature over 70
wines from Italy, Italian antipasti and desserts, and select
purchasing available. Space is limited. Advance tickets are $50
prior to March 29th (regularly $60)”. Members pricing is $40 in
Proceeds to benefit The Italian
Club Restoration Fund
Thursday, April 9, 2015:
Italian Cultural Language
Amenta will teach participants how to introduce themselves,
practice different greetings in Italian, express their feelings,
and work in pairs creating dialogues. Participants will also
learn how to count in Italian from 0 to 20 and with time
permitting play Italian Bingo.
$10.00 per participant (grades K
– 8th welcome)
- 2:45 p.m. grades K-2
- 4:00 p.m.
- 5:15 p.m. grades 6-8
Ms. Amenta is an Italian
native and earned a B.A. in Italian at Montclair State
University. She has been involved with teaching and tutoring the
Italian language to students of all levels, as well as offering
private lessons for many years. Ms. Amenta is the Italian
teacher at Philip Shore Elementary School of the Arts in Tampa
and is passionate about teaching her native language and culture
to all ages.
encouraged to leave children during the session and not stay in
the cantina so they can be focus and not be distracted during
their lesson. Thank you in advance for understanding.
Sunday, May 18th, 2014 Italian
Club Ladies Auxiliary, Inc. will host this event for the purpose
of educating youth about the Italian culture. All seven areas of
the camp are headed by State of Florida certified teacher, who
are of Italian descent. It is our desire and goal that all
children will gain an awareness of Italy’s culture and will have
a love of Italy as we do.
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|The mission of L’Unione Italiana is to preserve and honor
the culture, traditions and heritage of the Italian Community
and to maintain the historical facility as a functioning
memorial to the working class immigrants.
We will support this mission through the dues and
contributions provided by the members, their families,
friends, and government. In return we will add value to the
membership by providing social activities, fellowship, Italian
arts and culture; these activities will provide for growth and
stability in the membership, creating a safe and comfortable
environment for both members and employees. This atmosphere
will provide opportunities for personal and professional
growth for our members and our employees.
As the oldest historical leader and the voice of the
Italian community, we will operate in an environment
characterized by the highest ethical standards and provide
open and honest communication with the members and the