Serpico delivers banner results at Casa’s Golden Gala

Mar 09, 2020 512

With Jo Ann Serpico as its Woman of the Year, Casa Italia celebrated another hugely successful 50th anniversary gala. Friends from across the community flocked to Belvedere Banquets in Elk Grove Village on Feb. 8 to honor Serpico, and the program book was filled with words of praise. “There’s nobody who works as hard on as many fronts as you do,” Casa Chairman Angelo Castanza wrote.

“You set the gold standard for community leadership that we all aspire to.” The admiration continued to flow during the presentations that evening. “Where would we be without our dear friend Jo Ann?” asked Fr. Richard Fragomeni, rector of the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, inspiring a round of applause. “And so we crown you Joanna Incoronata!”

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