Associazione Liguri nel Mondo celebrate La Festa dei Fiori

 The Officers and Board of the Associazione

The evening of Saturday, April 13, 2013 the San Francisco Chapter of the Associazione Liguri nel Mondo celebrated, at the Basque Cultural Center of South San Francisco, its twenty-seventh (27 th) annual Festa dei Fiori.

 

  

  

The event was emceed by the newly-elected President, Arlene Callegari. The 127 members and guests feasted on soup, salad and a choice of Filet Mignon, Rack of Lamb or Salmon, and crème caramel. The tables were gaily decorated by beautiful seasonal flowers donated by members Angelo and Irma Ferro of the San Francisco decorating emporium, Fantastico. The Ferros have donated the floral decorations for all the previous 27 events.

 

  

  

After dinner, the guests danced until the wee hours to the music of George Campi and his band. The event was organized by Arlene Callegari and Susan De Vincenzi with the able assistance of Peter Pessagno and Louise Oneto. Among the guests were Richard Cuneo, Pacific Coast Governor of the Associazione Liguri nel Mondo, Joseph Brignole, former President of the Associazione, Joseph Scodella, President of the Ligure Club of Oakland, and their respective spouses.

 

The Associazione Liguri nel Mondo, San Francisco Chapter has 250 members from mostly the San Francisco Bay Area, with some members in Southern California, Utah, Oregon, Missouri and Illinois. For further information about the Liguri nel Mondo, please see our website www.sfliguri.com or write to Associazione Liguri nel Mondo, P. O. Box 29358 San Francisco, CA 94129-0358.

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