Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Info about Clubs and Organizations in Italy


Here are some links about clubs and organizations in Italy:

  • American Citizens Abroad –"A nonprofit association dedicated to serving and defending the interests of individual US citizens worldwide."
  • American International Club of Rome – The purpose of the Club is to encourage Americans, Italians, and citizens of other countries to meet in a congenial, relaxed atmosphere and to provide its members an opportunity to enjoy mutual interests and experiences through cultural, educational and social exchanges.
  • Americans in Milan – "We are a sub-group of the Benvenuto Club of Milan, and any member of Benvenuto may join. We are not a club that is just for Americans: our membership is as inclusive as America itself. Our members are a diverse group drawn from many nationalities and ethnic backgrounds, and any woman with enthusiasm is welcome to join us."
  • Aperitivo Network! – "AperoNet is a social group that meets without a fixed schedule in the evening at various places in Milan. We're an international mix of Expats & Italians in their 30's-50's. There are usually about 20 people at each meetup. The idea is to meet new people trying different Milan aperitivo spots. The format is simple and non-invasive... no fees, no memberships, just show up when you like. You just pay the regular prices."
  • Australia - Italy Association –"was founded in Rome in 1976 and has remained the leading Australian - Italian non - profit organisation for Australians to meet with Italians when in Italy"
  • American International Women's Club of Genoa – "Its status as a non-profit, non-denominational and apolitical organization lends the AIWC of Genoa a degree of flexibility, making it possible to serve the community in a number of ways. It represents a port of welcome for English-speaking women from all over the world and provides a forum for the vital exchange of information and ideas so important to newcomers."
  • American Women's Association of Rome – "The purpose of this nonprofit organization is to promote friendship among its members and understanding between Italy and the United States through community service, cultural and social activities such as concerts, art exhibits, film shows and other events, and through the exchange of information about business and professional activities for reciprocal benefit."
  • Benvenuto Club of Milan – "is an international association of English-speaking women with approximately 400 members
  • Benvenuto International Club of Monza – "...welcomes newcomers to the Monza and Brianza area and helps them settle into their new home. Another important goal of our club is to foster international fellowship through its various activities. Our membership consists of around 180 English-speaking women from over 20 countries."
  • British Council in Italy – "is the UK's principal agency for cultural relations with other countries."
  • Democrats Abroad Italy
  • Firenze Moms 4 Moms (FM4M) – "was organized to setup a network for English speaking mothers in Florence and the surrounding area."
  • International Ladies Group of Padova – "We invite you to join us for social events in order to absorb the rich culture of the Veneto Region and to meet other ladies. Ladies of many nationalities are represented and all nationalities are welcomed."
  • INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S CLUB OF TORINO – "is an English speaking club with members representing over 30 nationalities."
  • Komen Breast Cancer Support
  • Navy League
  • Professional Women's Association of Rome – "Networking Women in Rome"
  • Republicans Abroad Europe
  • Santa Susanna – Home of the American Catholic Church in Rome
  • Torre Argentina – Roman Cat Sanctuary
  • U.S. Citizens for Peace & Justice - Rome – "is a group of U.S. citizens and international friends who firmly believe there can be no peace without justice."

* = Blog entry has been updated.

The above links are current. If anyone has any suggestions for other sites, please feel free to post your comment and I'll update this blog entry. For your specific interest, please search the web for further information using Google .

The above list is a sampling of clubs and organizations (some social) mainly in Italy. Whatever your interest and language, one will be able to find a club or organization somewhere in Italy to join.

That's it for Tuesday, 5 September 2006: martedì, 5 settembre 2006.

Ciao, Ben

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Today’s quote is a Italian proverb, author unknown.

"La gente in case di vetro non dovrebbe gettare le pietre."
"People in glass houses should not throw stones."


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