Candids from IACC ‘Italian Wedding’ summer fundraiser

‘BRIDAL PARTY’ — Members of the “bridal party” for the Italian American Cultural Club’s summer fundraiser, the theme of which was “An Italian Wedding,” included participants, seated, from left, Lucia Scaffidi, John Balzano, “groom and bride” Steve and Louise Donofe, Donna Balzano and Michele Fabbro, and standing, Camillo Pittera, Todd Piergallini, Rich and Jane Antonucci, Tina Piergallini and Mariella Pittera. The fundraiser was held at the Mingo Knights of Columbus Hall. -- Contributed

Photos on today’s community page are ones submitted from the Italian American Cultural Club’s summer fundraiser held at the Mingo Knights of Columbus Hall.

The theme was “An Italian Wedding” with former Steubenville Mayor Domenick Mucci officiating for “the wedding” of Steve and Louise Donofe. The wedding party included John and Donna Balzano, Camillo and Mariella Pittera, Rich and Jane Antonucci, Todd and Tina Piergallini, Lucia Scaffidi and Michele Fabbro. Master of ceremonies was club President Frankie DiCarlantonio.

Entertainment was provided by club members Rick Pastre and Al Provenzano and the Cavaliers Band.

Event Chairman Judy Krenzel welcomed and thanked the attendees, sponsors, “the fabulous cookie bakers” and “her exceptional committee, which included Theresa Coppa, Lucia Scaffidi, Donna Balzano, John Balzano, Carol Long, Maria Settepanella, James Provenzano, Doll Giralico, Andrea Yoho, Rita Costantini, Harry Costantini, Louise Donofe, Steve Donofe, Mariella Pittera, Camillo Pittera, Carol Almonte, Lou Almonte, Teresa Laman, Ed Laman, Vickie Nurczyk, Sabatino DiMarzo, Joanie DeFranco, Mark DeFranco, Tami Cashioli and DiCarlantonio.

Next up for the IACC is its fall fundraiser, “Festa Del Vino,” with Krenzel serving as chairman. It will be held Nov. 8 at St. Florian Event Center in Wintersville.