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May through September
Outdoor summer movies at Reginatos
(See Schedule to the left)
June 13, 20, & 27
Kingston Multicultural Festival at TR Gallo Park. Visit UCIAF on 6/27.
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Tuesday 06/29 6PM $37.50
In Person Membership Dinner
Outdoors at HITS Pavilion (Saugerties)
Catered by Diamond Mills
Educational & Community Grant Awards
See flyer in right column
Sunday August 8
Family Bocce Day
1PM Robert Post Park
Annual Italian Festival
More details coming
Help Support the UCIAF
There are several ways to support the Ulster County Italian American Foundation. Donations are always appreciated of course, but we would love to have you join UCIAF so that you may enjoy the full benefits of membership; and a membership makes a great gift for the Italian American in your life.
We're always in need of sponsors, vendors and volunteers for our events, especially the Italian American Festival each October. Please join us in celebrating our heritage!
Each month UCIAF delivers a “Member Donated” complete meal to the Veteran’s Patriot House in Kingston.
Marty Tuma picks up a donated dinner from John Ioia of Michaels’ Diner.
Mary delivers the “homemade dinner” to the Patriot House
PRESS RELEASE: Ulster County Italian American Foundation Announces Award Winners
The Ulster County Italian American Foundation (UCIAF) proudly announces the 2021 recipients of their Annual Educational and Community Grants.
Anna Brett, the Educational Awards Chairperson, and her committee selected the following winners for the annual $750 award: Jordan Carbone, Marlboro, H.S.; Joseph Ciardi, Kingston H.S.; Alaina Cupo, Highland H.S.; Cambria D’Aprile, Onteora H.S.; Gregory Marcinik, Wallkill H.S.; Margo Picuri, Rondout Valley H.S., Lauryn Ronk, New Paltz H.S., and Charlie Ann Sasso, Saugerties H.S. The Foundation has been awarding these grants for the last six years to Ulster County High School Seniors who are planning on attending a 2- or 4-year college in the fall.
In addition to the Educational Awards, UCIAF will award 5 $500 Community Grants to a group of outstanding Ulster County not-for-profit organizations. The 2021 recipients are: Angel Food East, Boy Scouts of America/Rip Van Winkle Council, Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation, Resource Center for Accessible Living (RCAL), and the Ulster Literacy Association. This grant program is in it’s second year and is part of the Foundation’s Community Care Program.
Since its inception in June of 2015, UCIAF has in total awarded $38,500 in Educational Awards, $5000 for Community Grants, and approximately $8,000 in Community Care donations.
Both these awards and grants will be given out at the Thursday, June 29th Membership Meeting at the HITS Pavilion in Saugerties, NY starting at 6 PM. This dinner, catered by Diamond Mills costs $37.50 per seat and is open to the public. Reservations can be made at www.uciaf.org.
From Les Lombardi, UCIAF President, “We are very excited to meet again as a group in person and continue to support our community. The Educational Awards have been part of our Foundation since the beginning and the Community Grants have added another dimension. We look forward to a great evening”.
UCIAF is an all-volunteer 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit foundation dedicated to preserve, promote, and celebrate the rich Italian American culture of Ulster County and support our community. Membership is open to men and women of Italian Heritage and currently numbers around 300. For dinner reservations, more information about our organization, and our numerous upcoming activities, please visit www.uciaf.org.
For further information contact: Les Lombardi, UCIAF President
View or download our 2021 Sponsorship brochure:
Thank You, 2021 Sponsors!
2021 Educational Awards Sponsors
Joan Conti Lonergan
The Famiglietti Family
Dr. John & Barbara Ioia