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Welcome to the Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation!

The Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation (NOIA) is the region’s premier organization dedicated to supporting the community in ways that celebrate Italian heritage. The organization is comprised of the area’s most distinguished leaders, whose reach extends to the highest levels of business, community and philanthropy.

Through a program of exclusive events, talks and networking, NOIA blends traditional Italian arts and culture with modern business acumen. This peer environment fosters personal and professional growth in ways that enable its members to provide mutual support, while giving generously back to their communities.

These are core Italian values that drive NOIA and its members to reach across multiple cultures, build bridges throughout the community and support for the greater good.

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We've been waiting to share these photos all week! Please check out our latest photo album from our first ever Famiglia Fun! Pizza Making at Orlando Baking event.

This event was very special for us to host because it truly represents the purpose of our organization: To preserve our Italian heritage; to enhance our community; to support initiatives associated with Italian-American ideals.

The best way to preserve our culture is start within our own Italian families! Hosting an event that brought together many generations of Italian Americans was a beautiful way to make memories... and what better place to host it than Orlando Baking Company, an Italian family owned business that lives on generation to generation. Orlando Baking opened their doors and their hearts to all our guests and it was such an enjoyable day for all. Grazie Orlando Baking! We are grateful to have you as members of our organization, and will cherish this day of familigia and traditions!

How cute are our NOIA bambini?! Future bread makers, tasters, business owners, and the next generation of Italian Americans!
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Our first ever Famiglia Fun event, and what a hit it was! A fun day filled with special memories that included personal pizza making, themed crafts and activities, photo opportunities , and a personal tour of Orlando Baking Company facility. A heartfelt thanks to our NOIA members, the beloved Orlando family, and their staff, for opening up their doors to our organization. Thank you to all attended, especially our NOIA bambini. Please feel free to share these photos!
Photography by Andrew Jordan
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Our first ever Famiglia Fun event, and what a hit it was! A fun day filled with special memories that included personal pizza making, themed crafts and activities, photo opportunities , and a personal tour of @[124774177554447:274:Orlando Baking Company] facility. A heartfelt thanks to our NOIA members, the beloved Orlando family, and their staff, for opening up their doors to our organization. Thank you to all attended, especially our NOIA bambini. Please feel free to share these photos! Photography by @[1094216955:2048:Andrew Jordan]

13 hours ago  ·  

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