Gala Team Members


 Honourary Co-Chairs


Ida Albo - CancerCare Manitoba

"I'm very proud to serve as Honourary Co-Chair of the Sons of Italy 28th Annual Gala Dinner.  It is a great privilege to address this community as both a breast cancer survivor, an active Board Member of CancerCare Manitoba Foundation and the Guardian Angel Benefit for Women’s Cancer.  CancerCare Manitoba Foundation is delighted to receive this year’s charity of choice award and we are honoured to partner with the Sons of Italy to advance medical research and reduce the impact of cancer on all Manitobans."



Sal Infantino - Sons of Italy

"As a proud member of the Sons of Italy, I am thrilled that we have chosen to partner with CancerCare Manitoba."


 Conference Chairs


Franco Petrelli
- Sons of Italy

"I feel that the Gala is a very rewarding event, being part of an organization such as the Sons of Italy, were we are able to give to the community, so we can help many lives become better ones."

Carmine Zirino - Sons of Italy

"Our charity this year, CancerCare Manitoba, is one of particular importance to our members and the public.  We are proud to be able to help this amazing organization who help so many."


 Master of Ceremonies

Fr. Sam Argenziano, Pastor, Holy Rosary Parish


 Gala Committee



Franco Petrelli
Carmine Zirino


Travis Giavedoni
Claire Giavedoni
John Giavedoni


Mario Posillipo
Mike De Luca


Tat-Liang Fabio Cheam
Frank Occhino


Joe Putaro
Danny DiVito


Berardino Petrelli
Paul Bueti
Simon Cortens


Franco Petrelli
Joe Leuzzi
Justin Bova
Luigi Caci
Tony Cesario

VIP & Entertainment 

Cam Giavedoni
Reno Augellone
Armando Nasuti
Robert Scaletta


John Giavedoni

Our Title Sponsor


Order Sons and Daughters of Italy, Garibaldi Lodge

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