Italian

Italian Gallery Presents New Exhibit
 
"Italian Linens and Wedding Dresses"

This exhibit runs through Aug. with on going additions.
These family heirlooms are handed down from great grandmother to mother to daughter.  Hope chests include linens, dollies, tablecloths, napkins and more.
Tattings are used as an edging on fine linens.  A girl's trousseau had to be prepared before she
was married.
 
"Italian Gallery Woman of the Year 2014"
Eleanor Pro Biasin is honored Sun. Mar. 23, 2-4.
Her memorabilia will be displayed thru May.

Eleanor has given multi faceted service to St. Anthony Church.
The Diocese of Rockford recognized her as St.Anthony Woman of the Year.  She has served on the St. Ambrose Auxillary for 68 years and assists with the St. Ambrogio feast.

Eleanor is an active member of the Ladies Lombardi Club,    Sons of Italy, Catholic Womens League, Young Seniors Group and Provena St. Anne Auxillary. She has co chaired the popular Festa Italiana since its inception.

Eleanor is also past Exec Board Member of the Ferentino Sister-City Committee and served as hostess/interpreter for delegates from Ferentino in 2006 and students/chaperones in 2007.

Eleanor is retired from 21 years with the Winnebago County Health Dept.- Disease Control and Environmental Health.
Please join us in celebrating this special honoree. Her exhibit will be on display through May also.


 
 
 
        
 
 
 
 
 
WW II Exhibit Italian Gallery





 
 
Sunday, Feb. 2 Opens New Italian Gallery Exhibit
"Italian Linens and Wedding Dresses"

Woman of the Year

-Eleanor Pro Biasin