2021 Signore and Signora of the Year

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The Ulster County Italian American Foundation has named Bill Calderara, president and chief executive officer at Ulster Savings Bank, "Signore of the Year" and Mary Tuma, a personal trainer and former director of operations at the Ulster Performing Arts Center, "Signora of the Year."

Watch our video about Bill Calderara's Italian heritage:

Watch our video about Mary Tuma's Italian heritage:

Additional honorees include Bob Siracusano, president of Sawyer Motors, and Joe Concra, founder of the O+ Festival, for community service, and Kevin and Stephanie Reginato for the Italian Pride award.

All honorees were recognized at the opening ceremony at this year’s Italian Festival.

Read the press release to learn more:

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday, December 14th at 6:00PM
Christmas Mixer – Little Italy
Members Only
Click here for flyer

Thursday, January 6th
Little Christmas
Diamond Mills, Saugerties, NY
More Info to Follow

View our November Event Calendar:

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We thank everyone who helped make the 2021 Ulster County Italian Festival happen and to everyone who attended!

Watch videos of the Day’s Festivities! Click Here

 UCIAF Lake Minnewaska stroll

 Giving Tuesday 

Help us do Great things for our Community and our Culture

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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!

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UCIAF CARES

Stephanie and Kevin Reginato of “Reginato Ristorante” donated 2 Complete Meals….and Cannolis for dessert for UCIAF’s” Feed the Cast” project for the Festival of the Voice in Phoenicia.

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Louis Otey, Creative Director for F of V,
Kevin and Stephanie Reginato

Feed the Cast 2

Fresh Tomato and Basil Salad

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Chicken alla Reginato

THANK YOU KEVIN AND STEPHANIE FOR ALL YOU DO FOR UCIAF!

Each month UCIAF delivers a “Member Donated” complete meal to the Veteran’s Patriot House in Kingston.

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Mary Tuma picks up August dinner from John Ioia Jr. at Michael’s Diner.

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Mary delivers the “homemade dinner” to the Patriot House

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Mary Tuma teaching her weekly fitness class at  the People’s Place new Empowerment Center.   She also  volunteers her services at the Ulster Count Office for the Aging and our local Salvation Army. All classes are free and  presented by the UCIAF Community Care Fund Outreach program, which provides for the needs of our community.

View or download our 2021 Sponsorship brochure:

Thank You, 2021 Sponsors!

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2021 Educational Awards Sponsors

Joan Conti Lonergan
The Famiglietti Family
Dr. John & Barbara Ioia
Ron & Diane Russo

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UCIAF’s Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup Program on the cloverleaf of Route 9W and Delaware Ave., Kingston, NY