Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on October 11, 1949 · Page 4
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 4

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Tuesday, October 11, 1949
Page 4
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NAUGATttCK NEWS (CONN.), TUESDAY. OCT. 11, 1B40 BEAUTIFUL Officers Of The Society COLUMBO HOME President V PATSY LABBIOLA recording secretary; Frank SanAnffelo, trustee. Meeting in the basement of the home of Luigi DeCarlo on South Main Street one November evening in 190<> a group of local residents planned the organization of the Cristoforo Colombo Society. Rocco i'ichulo was honoVcrl ltoern S P^Tif r b ?' n & e Ct6d - th « first P^sident of the new socx-ty. I'resent at tins organization meeting were liocco Pichulo, Canullo Pomponio, Gerard;, Mancino, Oerardi Krrico. Yito Mariano. Luigi DeCarlo. .Joseph Nnrdello Uonimick Mariano and James Acquavia. These men became the duirler mrmbers of Xau-aluck's newest lodge Upon' ejecting Mr Pichulo president, other eleeted officers were as follows: secretary, Cmnillo Pomponio ; financial secre- .nrd'prii^T S™ 1 ? 0 -' ^^'^ L " i f i DeCarl ° • trustee. Oerardi Mnm-ino. The or-anixation of this lodfr,- WHS re- lomfi, H . artf T m D ^ember. 1902. Shortly after a drive for funds to build a home was started Tn November 1903 the original home was dedicated: on South Main street. iNOAeniDei, At the time of the organization of the Cristoforo Colombo Society there were about a scfire of residents of Italian extraction in Naugatuck, but the Italian-American population rapidly advanced until at the present time it is estimated there are several thousand. Keeping the original proposal of benevolence and aiding others in mind, the society has instituted Americanization classes annually at the hall where numerous Italian men and women have studied to become American, citizens. Meetings of this organization arc held the first Sunday of each month, and attendance records reveal that nearly all members take an active part in its affairs. Prominent in events sponsored by this organization is the Lady of Mount Carmel celebration in July and the anniversary celebration conducted each year in November, at which time the annual election of officers takes place Die new officers assume their duties at the first meeting in January Naugatuck Lumber Company LUMBER FOR ALL PURPOSES j « Wall Board Roofing ' Mill Work Insulating Materials Masons Supplies 29 BRIDGE STREET TEL. 2249 Best Wishes Ftom WAYSIDE NURSERY Naugatuck-Waterbury Rd. Louis Dinarde, Prop. WALTER OKOSKI Electrical Contractor Industrial — Domestic — and Commercial Electricians Factory Maintenance House Wiring BETHANY ROAD BEACON FALLS Phone 4606 Naug. Compliments Of Mascola Beverage Company 786 East Main St. Phone 3-1280 Waterbury Best Wishes From Gallagher Hardware Store 178 Maple Street Phone 5044 Compliments Of VICTOR HRYNIE LINOLEUM INSTALLATIONS 48 Hawkins Street Waterbury 4-3200 Best Wishes From William D. Crosby 122 Walnut Street Phone 3949 Best Wishes From Allen Store Fixture Company 26 South Riverside St., Waterbury Phone 5-6823

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