4 Ways to Celebrate Italian American Heritage Month

Sandy Frykholm:

Thanks for the ideas, Sons of Italy!

Originally posted on Sons of Italy Blog:

Although we’re halfway through October, it’s not too late to celebrate Italian American Heritage Month.

Medal of Honor Recipient Salvatore Giunta speaking at the 23rd Sons of Italy Foundation National Education & Leadership Awards Gala

Medal of Honor recipient Salvatore Giunta speaking at the 23rd Sons of Italy Foundation National Education & Leadership Awards Gala.

Here are some ideas to reconnect with your roots:

Read a book by a contemporary Italian-American author

  • Sons of Italy Foundation 2011 scholarship recipient Salvatore Giunta published an autobiographydescribing how he went from working at a Subway in Iowa to becoming the first living person to receive the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War. Read Giunta’s first-person account in his book, “Living with Honor.”
  • If you’re looking for a political thriller (besides the one we just experienced in Washington) read a crime mystery by renowned author David Baldacci. The New York Times bestselling author just released a new novel, “The Hit,” and is set to release two more in 2014.
  • Don’t forget the…

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