SANTO PONTORIERO 201/259-1431
FRANK TREDICI 732/833-2166
FRANK TREDICI—————-VICE PRESIDENT
JOYCE BOCCIA—————-RECORDING SECTRETARY
COMMITTEE CHAIRS: –GERI GRASSO — SANDY GALLOTTA
The inception of the club was the idea of three (3) residents of Westlake who were
born in Calabria and wanted to share with the community the beauty, heritage and
culture of their native land.
Calabria is the southernmost part of Italy’s mainland (the toe of the proverbial boot)
and it is froth with history, past and present famous people,
traditional foods called “cucina povera”, a beautiful coastline with
its pristine beaches and much more. Calabria is sometimes referred to as the
“Caribbean of Europe” Its regions are also an up and coming producer of the finest
Our events are started with our Pledge of Allegiance to America and then followed by
a brief touch of Calabria (eg: a Calabrese recipe, information about famous people
and their amazing accomplishments in medicine, inventions, music and more.