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February 07, 2021 10:18 AM | Simona Fava (Administrator)

IABA Member Meeting January 13, 2021

Via Zoom 

Members attending: Janet Lombardi, Gina Hallisey, Melissa (Huff) Bower, Ann Bosso-Johnson, John Naccarato, Joannie Flynn, Gary Molinaro, Tish Gance, Anne Cucchi

Meeting called to order at 6:05 p.m. by President Janet Lombardi

Announcement of New Board:

Janet Lombardi – President

Gina Hallisey – Vice President

Melissa (Huff) Bower – Secretary

Ann Bosso-Johnson – Treasurer

John Naccarato – Membership

Joannie Flynn – Member at Large

Gary Molinaro – Member at Large

Treasurer's report was reviewed with the members.

Calendar for 2021: Gina went through the calendar for 2021.

Feb. – Show and tell business and endorse members you have done business with.

Mar. – Hopefully have in-person meetings. Mar. 10 is the member appreciation dinner. The board will cook for the members.

Apr. – Looking for a member's restaurant. Biz Bites.

May – Lori's new office will host.

June – Sons of Italy

July – Balistreri

Aug. – Italian summer holiday and BBQ

Sept. – Pietra's. Biz Bites

Oct. – Italian Heritage Event

Nov. – Caruso Kitchens for annual holiday fundraising event

Dec. – Holiday party and Bravo awards

Janet has been reaching out to members that have Covid.

Tish offered to do a video for the website walking people through how to's.

Janet told the members that we are going to continue the Andiamo paper for another 6 months and see how it goes.

Janet and Gina are looking at other Italian clubs to join and maybe we'll get some interest in our club from there. We talked about trying to set up reciprocity to explore each other's clubs.


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IABA Colorado - Italian American Business Association
Incorporated in 2006 as a Colorado Non-Profit Corporation and under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code as a 501(c)(6) Business League, the same classification as chambers of commerce. Our corporate headquarters is in Denver, Colorado.

P.O. Box 151165

Lakewood CO 80215