Presidents Message

To all members and future members,

I urge all of you keep open the lines of communication. Please feel free to call me, email me, with your concerns or questions.  I want to be available to you at anytime. This is an excellent  chapter and with your help, we will make chapter the best in the country. Your suggestions are welcome and I appreciate all you do.  I promise to do my best to bear witness to our philosophy and mission  "Service Above Self".

Thank you,

Anna Marie Russo
President
O/WO UNICO 

Up Coming Chapter Events

The following is a list of upcoming events for our chapter.  Please mark your calendars and join us at these events!

Annual Columbus Day Wreath Ceremony Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014  9:00 am at St. John's Church located on White St. in Orange.

General meeting Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 7:00 pm at Rock Spring Country Club. Our program for the evening will be a presentation on Italian Dialects given by Enrico Granafei

 

Meet the National President Dinner, Tuesday Oct. 28, 2014 7:00 pm at the Venetian in Garfield, NJ. Tickets are $45.00. If you are interested in attending this event and have not already purchased a ticket please let me know.

Bowling Night, Tuesday Nov. 18, 7:00 p.m. at Hanover Lanes located on Rt. 10 E, East Hanover NJ. This event is our general meeting for November.  Additional information on the event will follow.  If you would like to attend this event please notify Ken Broderick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Sunday Macaroni on a Saturday Night, December 6, 2014 6:00 pm at the Katz Center located in Degnan Park, West Orange NJ. This event is our chapter Christmas Party and also acts as our general meeting for December. Additional information on the event will follow.

May 8, 2015 - Installation/Man of the Year Dinner

Please join us at the Richfield Regency to honor the Orange/West Orange UNICO Man of the Year, and install our new President       For ticket information or AD Journal opportunities please contact Ken Broderick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

May 14, 2015 @ 7:00pm - UNICO District XI Dinner & Awards Nights

Join us at the Hanover Manor as we honor all the District XI Chapters’ Unicans of the Year!

June 17, 2015 @ 7:00pm

Scholarship Awards Dinner

The 2014 O/WO UNICO Awards Dinner will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 @ 7pm at Mayfair Farms.
Please mark the date in your calendars, although it should be already reserved as it is our regular meeting night.  For more information please contact Frank V Gonnella  - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

July 15, 2015

O/WO UNICO Bocce Night

The Chapter's Annual Bocce Night will be once again held at the Panevino Bocce Courts on Route 10 East, Livingston, NJ

For more information please contact Chairperson - Joseph Tringali  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

July 28th - August 2 2015 UNICO National Convention

This year’s UNICO National Convention will be held at Newport Beach, Marriot, California.  Chairperson Frank Paolercio, Sr.

September 28, 2014

Jimmy V Foundation Bocce Tournament 

The District will be hosting it's Annual Bocce Tournament benefiting the Jimmy V Foundation at the Montville, NJ bocce courts.
Please contact Frank Paolercio This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. about signing up a team for this great event.

 

Scholarship Announcements

The 2014 Orange/West Orange UNICO Scholarship Applications are now available on the scholarship page of the website. These scholarships are open to all residents of Orange and West Orange and who are attending either West Orange, Orange or Seton Hall Prep high schools. The students DO NOT need to be of Italian Heritage.
 
In addition, there are many Undergraduate and Post-Graduate UNICO National Scholarships available.  These scholarships all have very specific requirements, so please refer to each application.  These applications are also posted on the scholarship page.

Thanks,
Frank V. Gonnella
Scholarship Chairman