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October 2017


Oct 26, 2017


$13 per person
Please call the office to advise if you will be attending the dinner and meeting.


Member’s dinner and meeting Thursday October 26. This is nomination night for the Executive for 2018. We are looking forward to receiving nominations for all positions from people who have the good of our Italian culture and our Club in their hearts, and who have the time and energy to volunteer. Elections follow in November.

The business side of the club is going very well with many business events. An interesting dilemma is that now we have to work hard to find dates for our own Club and cultural events.

Great news, the Davedi Club Grape Stomping event is nearly sold out!!

Looking forward to seeing you at the Member’s dinner and meeting. Bring a guest!

Vince Orlando,
President Davedi Club

Ladies Auxiliary President’s Message

These are my sentiments expressed to the nearly 200 Ladies who attended our Northern Ontario Italian Ladies Auxiliary Convention.

“Buona sera Signore, – mi chiamo Lena Fedeli – presidentessa del Davedi Club sezione ausiliaria. Sono molto lieta di avere l’onore di acogliere tutte voi in occasione del nostro cinquantaquattresimo anniversario. There are no words to express the pride I feel for our Italian community, as I am sure you have the same sentiment for your communities.

We have many dedicated ladies in our club, that no matter what the tasks are, they find ways to get it done. We also have many who, at this time in their lives with raising children, working and or bringing their children to their many activities cannot be involved other than being there when we ask for baking or other tasks. When their time comes, I’m sure they will be there.

In this society, women have come a long way. They have proven that they can become doctors, lawyers, bankers, run large corporations or choose to stay home and run that corporation successfully. We can proudly stand up to any person and know full well that we are all equal in our journey of life.

We are not from the school of “We are women, hear us roar”. But from the school of “We are women – WATCH US SOAR”.

Keep going ladies – the rewards are priceless. Thank you.”

Please support the Craft Show, November 4 and 5, 10a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nominations for positions on the Ladies Auxiliary Executive are due for the next meeting (Tuesday November 14).

Lena Fedeli
President Ladies Auxiliary

Sports Committee

We are happy to announce that Northland Wrestling has partnered with Davedi Club once again for shows in 2018. Please stay tuned to dates. The sold-out shows have drawn great attention to the club on a local front, but also on a national front!

With 2017 coming close to an end, I would like to thank all members, volunteers, directors and executives for their continued support during the year for the various sporting events.

Much appreciated,

Frank Ricciuti, Chair

Ways and Means

Grape Stomping Festival

Friday October 20 2017. Cocktails 5.30. Buffet Dinner 6.30. Grape Stomping Parade. Dancing 9 p.m. DJ and photo booth by Johnny Miller. Tickets $30. NEARLY SOLD OUT. Call the office for the last remaining tickets.

Election for the 2018 Executive

Nominations for all Club Executive / Directors positions will take place at October General Dinner Meeting Thursday October 26th. If you are considering running for any of these positions, make sure you are qualified and will be dedicated to serve the Club well in your chosen area. For more information, please call 705-499-2008.


The Annual Family Christmas Party will be held on Sunday December 17, 2017. Please advise the office of names & ages of children (12 and under) & their parents by December 9th so we can prepare their gifts from Santa and no child goes without. More details to follow.

Dominic Muratore, Chair


Movie: Tosca the great Puccini opera with Placido Domingo
Friday October 27
6.00 Pizza supper $10. 7.00 Opera free admission.
Call 705-474-4190 to reserve supper.

History: November 10. Celebrating the Italian contributions to North Bay:
Italy to Canada
Featuring the stories of Jim Marmino, Santo and Anna Scarfone.
6.00p.m. dinner tickets $20. Cash bar.
With thanks to Sylvia Antinozzi for the videos.
For members families and friends. Call the Club to reserve dinner tickets.

Sandro Cipparone Benito Zimbalatti,

Up-coming events

Friday Lunch Buffet
Mamma Davedi Frozen Food
September 24, October 29, November 26: Ladies Auxiliary Spaghetti Supper
October 27 2017 Movies: Tosca
6.00 Pizza Supper $10. 7.00 Movie free admission.
November 4 and 5: Ladies Auxiliary Craft Show
November 10 History from Italy to Canada
Dinner 6.00 p.m. $30.00
Friday October 20. Grape Stomping Festival: Dinner 6.30 p.m.
Sunday December 17 2017 Family Christmas Party
Dec ember 3 Ladies Auxiliary bake sale
December 16 Davedi Club small business Christmas Parties
December 31 2017 New Years Eve Party

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