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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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Happy Saint Joseph's Day! Saint Joseph is the patron saint of Sicily, and - due to the large numbers of Sicilian immigrants who arrived on America's shores - has become an important figure in Italian American communities. On this day, Italians come together to celebrate, often eating traditional foods such as "zeppole" (a cream-filled pastry) or "pasta con le sarde" (pasta made with sardines and bread crumbs). Collections of food for the needy are donated to food banks and homeless shelters. And in cities such as New Orleans, where many Sicilians immigrated, there are huge festivities, with parades, music, and celebration!

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The Colesseum in Rome already lights up in green for Saint Patrick's Day where his Roman parents were from ! Also today is Italy's birthday ! 🇮🇹️

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