Monday, January 17, 2011

National Organization of Italian American Women to hold annual Epiphany Celebration

NEW HAVEN — The Connecticut Region of the National Organization of Italian American Women will hold its second annual Epiphany Celebration of Three Wise Women Jan. 30, at the New Haven Lawn Club.

U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-3, will present awards to three Italian-American women: Claire Criscuolo, restaurateur (Claire’s Corner Copia and Basta in New Haven), cookbook author and register food columnist; Sister Mary Jane Paolella, assistant principal and biotechnology instructor, Sacred Heart Academy, Hamden; and Patricia Russo, president, Women’s Campaign School, Yale University.

Ticket prices begin at $55. The proceeds from the Epiphany Celebration help to support NOIAW’s programs.

For more information, go to or call the national office at 212-642-2003 or Jo-Ann Daddio Larsen at 203- 645 6045 or e-mail at

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