A Message from our President

Hello members, May started with our first birthday dinner. Over 260 guests enjoyed a wonderful dinner  with family and friends. I would like to thank our cooks, Don Nicole, Angelo Marchi & Evan Matthews for a delicious meal.

Sunday May 6th was our annual Mothers Day brunch. The brunch, chaired by Art Parziale, is always a great event. Over 120 guests enjoyed a wonderful brunch at the Fratellanza. Thank you Art Parziale and the many volunteers that make this event so special.

The Fratellanza and Ligure clubs co-chaired the family dinner on May 11th. We had a great time and a terrific dinner. Thank you to our cooks, Michele Gasparro, Andy Rubini & Leon Vignagle. Thank you to all who came to make this evening a special event.

Our second birthday dinner, chaired by, Mike Ghelfi, was another fun night at the Fratellanza. Our dinner, one of my favorites, Pasta w/pesto and roasted chicken, was delicious. Great job by our cooks, Art Parziale, Angelo Marchi & Lonnie Chase. A great job by Mike & his family & friends getting us all served.

It’s graduation time. I would like to congratulate all graduates, and specialCongratulations to the 2018 Fratellanza club, Louis C Biondi, memorial scholarship recipients, Nicholas Bortolon, Julianna Friis, & Lucy Baxter. Please join us Thursday, June 21 as we recognize our scholarship recipients and all graduates and also help celebrate all dads. This will be a very special evening.

As always, thank you to our bartenders, wait staff, & ticket sellers who make all our dinner & events a success.

God Bless & Sempre Avanti,

Tim Tomei

A Message from our President

Hello members,
March continued with our second birthday dinner. Dinner chairmen Gernert Lorenzen & Lynton Byington & their crew of waiters did a great job. Our dinner was delicious. Great job by our cooks, Don Nicole, Angelo Marchi, Lonnie Chase & a new face in the kitchen, Scott Dossa.

March 24 was the Women’s Club 73rd anniversary. We enjoyed a wonderful evening. The Women’s Club is such an important part of all things Fratellanza. Congratulations ladies!

April began with a terrific birthday dinner. Our Dinner chairman Rich Rago & his team did a fantastic job. Our dinner was fantastic. A big thank you to our cooks Art Parziale, Evan Matthews & Vito Muscardin. It was great.

Our second birthday dinner was fantastic. Our meal of Ravioli & sausage & peppers was delicious. Thank to our cooks Don Nicole, Angelo Marchi & Lonnie Chase. Thanks also to our dinner chairmen, the Badarello & Spalasso families. Great job by all.

As always, thank you to our bartenders, wait staff, & ticket sellers, who make all our dinners & events a success.

God Bless & Sempre Avanti

Tim Tomei

Columbus Day Queen Contest

The Fratellanza Club is currently seeking single young ladies between the ages of 16 to 25 to represent our club in the upcoming Columbus Day Queen Contest, to be held this summer. A Queen will be selected and all remaining contestants will become Princesses for the year. The Queen and Princesses are sponsored by the Clubs of the Italian American Federation of the East Bay.

All candidates must be of Italian descent and may be a daughter, granddaughter, great granddaughter, niece, cousin or any female relative of any member of the Fratellanza Club or the Fratellanza Women’s Social Club.

Applications are available from Fratellanza Club President Tim Tomei, Fratellanza Women’s