Founded in 1980, The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of the Bronx and Westchester
honors the achievements, talents and expertise of outstanding Italian Americans at our annual Champagne Luncheon.


Susan Lucci, 2009

Tony Danza, 2012

Top Row, L to R: Dion DiMucci, Assistant Chief Diana Pizzuti, Vincenzo Marra, Patricia Santangelo, Frank Arena, M.D.
Seated, L to R, Sonny Grosso, Susan Lucci, Aurora Caponegro

Dion DiMucci, 2009

Brenda Vaccaro, 2018

Steven Van Zandt, 2016

Top Row, L to R: Chazz Palminteri, Deputy Chief James Luongo, Patricia Santangelo, Joseph Cipri, Gary DeLeo
Seated, L to R: Steven Van Zandt, Sonny Grosso, Aurora Caponegro, Jeanine Tesori, Lisa Salvati

Upcoming Events

The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of the Bronx and Westchester

cordially invites you to attend the
42nd Anniversary Celebration
at a Champagne Luncheon
Presentation of

Il Leone di San Marco Awards

Sunday, September 25, 2022
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Davenport Mansion
400 Davenport Avenue, New Rochelle, NY

Registration 11:30 a.m.
Luncheon 12:00 p.m.
Awards Program 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Honorary Chairperson, Rev. Msgr. John A. Ruvo

Patricia Santangelo, President
Aurora Caponegro, Vice President
Sonny Grosso, Vice President
Gary W. DeLeo, Treasurer
Lisa Salvati, Secretary

Tickets limited and sold in advance

Chazz Palminteri, 2016

Mira Sorvino, 1995

Tony Lo Bianco, 1983, presenting to Stanley Tucci, 1997