Leonardo da Vinci awards celebrate Italian heritage

Apr 30, 2017 1338

BY: Phil Angelo

Two Kankakee County Italian-Americans residents, Jeff Bruno and Joe Armenise, will be honored with Leonardo da Vinci awards. The da Vinci awards, given by the Sons of Italy in America, honor Italian-Americans for achievement. This year, Bruno and Armenise are among a dozen recipients from Illinois and Wisconsin to be honored at a ceremony at White Eagle Banquets in Niles on May 7.

Bruno, a captain in the Kankakee Fire Department, is being honored in the community service category. Armenise, the owner of Tucci's restaurant, located in front of Northfield Square mall, is being honored in the entrepreneur category.

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