Sponsors

FPZ Logo, Madison, WI

3/2012 to 3/2013
$250

FPZ, Inc. is part of FPZ, S.p.A., a Concorezzo (Milano)-based manufacturer of regenerative blowers, a type of compressor/vacuum pump. Since 1975, FPZ has been a worldwide supplier of these regenerative/side-channel blowers for the movement of air and technical gases. Examples include use in aquariums or fish farming, boat and dock de-icing, fluid aeration, hydromassage baths and swimming pools, waste water treatment, centralized vacuum systems, fume & smoke extraction, vacuum controllers and subsoil purification. FPZ’s attention to critical characteristics such as reliability, power effeciency and simpicity in design results from both continual research and experience gained over the last 30 years in a wide variety of applications. FPZ has been present in the USA (located in Saukville, Wisconsin – near Milwaukee) since 1998. For more information, contact Dave Biancardi, FPZ, Inc., 150 N. Progress Drive, Saukville, WI 53080, 262 268-0180, usa@fpz.com, or visit their website at www.fpz.com (exit WisItalia).

Roma Lodge logo - Racine, WI

4/2012 to 4/2013
$500

Roma Lodge – was founded in Racine, Wisconsin, in the early 1900s. Originally, there were two organizations, Roma Lodge and Roma Hall, that formed as mutual aid societies, helped Italian immigrants find jobs and housing, paid sick and death benefits, provided instruction in English language and civics. They also helped preserve Italian customs, language, literature, and culture. Today, members of Roma Lodge share a deep appreciation of their Italian heritage and the continuing contributions of Italian-Americans to life in the United States. It strives to enroll in its membership all men of Italian birth, descent, or lineage, regardless of religious faith or political affiliation. For more information, visit their website at members.romalodge.com (exit WisItalia).

italyMONDO! logo

5/2012 to 5/2013
$250

italyMONDO! – is a provider of Premium Italian Heritage Services, including Heritage Travel, Genealogical & FamilyFinder Research and Dual Italian Citizenship Services. It has been America’s most trusted provider of Italian heritage products and services since 2006. Whether you want to discover your story with in-depth Family Tree research, find relatives living in Italy with their popular FamilyFinder service, walk in your ancestor’s footsteps on a custom designed Heritage Tour or obtain Dual Italian-American Citizenship, their experienced staff can make it happen. So, what are you waiting for? For more information, visit their website at www.italymondo.com (exit WisItalia).


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Green Bay Club Italo-Americano logo, De Pere, WI

4/2012 to 4/2013
$100

Green Bay Club Italo-Americano was founded in Green Bay, Wisconsin, in 1994, by Riccardo Paterni a native of Lucca, Tuscany. Activities include: learning and practicing italian language and culture; watching and discussing italian movies; learning, sharing and enjoying italian recipes; and promoting cultural and social activities. The Green Bay Italo-Americano Club is not limited to only people of Italian descent. They welcome all people who wish to celebrate and experience “Italianismo” through traditions of Italian culture, recreation, culinary delights, and civility. Contact information and their latest newsletters are on the WisItalia Clubs page.

YTD YouTube Downloader logo

5/2012 to 5/2013
$100

The YTD YouTube Converter/Downloader/Player is free software that allows you to download YouTube videos, Facebook Video, Google Video, Yahoo Video (and many others) and convert YouTube videos to other video formats.

The program is very easy to use: All you need to do is add the URL for the video you want to download and click the Download button! The free software acts as a YouTube video converter for iPad, iPod, iPhone, PSP, Cell Phone (3GP), Windows Media (WMV), XVid and MP3. For more information, visit their website at www.youtubedownloadersite.com (exit WisItalia).

Oh-Rome.com logo

5/2012 to 5/2013
$100

Oh-Venice.com

5/2012 to 5/2013
$100

Oh-Rome.com and Oh-Venice.com belong to the company Open House Spain S.L., which was created in 1997. Nowadays, it is one of the leading companies in the market for rentals of holiday apartments on the internet. This company offers every type of accommodation across all destinations within Europe, from hotels to appartments, from B&B to villa accommodation. In addition, they offer specially contracted tourist appartments in the main destinations across Europe, such as Barcelona, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Venice to name but a few. What started as an idea to offer families and friends assistance with sourcing accommodation away from home has become a viable company. They do everything possible so that you can have a worry-free reservation, and afterwards enjoy your stay to the utmost in your chosen accommodation.

I Corvo Pedicab Logo, Madison, WI

8/2012 to 8/2013
$100

Il Corvo Pedicab Service – Larry Godding, charioteer, provides an environmentally sound form of transportation within 10 miles of downtown Madison. His “il Corvo Pedicab Service” is safe and reliable for your downtown Madison transportation needs. He can bring you in comfort and style to your favorite destination for special occasions such as anniversaries, birthdays, graduations and weddings, or for just a fun ride. Larry is a member of WisItalia and is an elementary school teacher that values the learning of languages. The name “il corvo” means the raven/crow in Italian. His son, Nathan Godding, designed the logo for the pedicab. For more information, see the photos on Facebook at www.facebook.com/il.corvo.pedicab (exit WisItalia).

Giuseppe Garibaldi Society logo

9/2012 to 9/2013
$100

Giuseppe Garibaldi Society was founded on December 7, 1908, at the rooming house now known as “Potter’s End” in the Bay View area of Milwaukee. The Giuseppe Garibaldi Society provides companionship and social activities. Starting out with 40 members, the society grew to 136 members in 1929, 192 in 1939, and 219 in 1952. Today, there are approximately 125 members. The Giuseppe Garibaldi Society is Milwaukee’s oldest Italian organization in terms of years of continual existence. The Garibaldi Society is open to individuals who are of Italian decent or married to an Italian. Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, see their website at www.garibaldisociety.org (exit WisItalia).

Terenzio Tours logo

11/2011 to 11/2012
$100

Terenzio Tours, LLC is a travel-related company owned by Terry and Debra Hart. Since the early 1970s, they have been traveling the world. Beginning with a 2-year stint in the Peace Corps, they have traveled to four continents during the past 25 years, and they have visited their two favorite European countries (Italy and France) more than 30 times, gathering a wealth of travel secrets and connections. Recently, they have become passionate about Tuscan olive oil, particularly Pornanino olive oil, and have been adopted into the Franco Lombardi family in Chianti, where they have helped with their olive harvest since 2004. Partnering with their Italian friends, they offer very small, personalized tours to Tuscany for those who want a unique travel experience. For more information, see their website at www.terenziotours.com (exit WisItalia).