CIACO / Past Events


Honor and Hope Gala 2016

16 Apr 2016 Posted by sylvianeczkaLekudeczka in News
Saturday, April 16 • Alta Villa Banquets, Addison

Honor and Hope Banquet honored John McCallion as our 2016 Humanitarian of the Year.

We awarded fifteen $2,500 Scholarships and over $30,000 in Special Donations.



Golf Outing 2015

13 Aug 2015 Posted by Sylvia W in News
August 13 • Bloomingdale Golf Club, 181 Glen Ellyn Road, Bloomingdale, Illinois


A day of fun and fundraising at CIACO’s Annual Golf Outing. Golf, delicious luncheon buffet, cart, beverages and fruit cart on course, goodie bag for each participant  and foursome photo — all this for $150.

Registration and putting elimination rounds start 9:30 a.m. SHARP!


  • 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. —  Check-In
  • 11 a.m. —  Lunch
  • 12:15 p.m. —  Shotgun Start
  • 6 p.m. —  Fabulous buffet dinner
    (featuring ribs, broasted chicken and prime rib)
    and cash bar, followed by a Super Raffle with outstanding prizes

Honor and Hope Gala 2015

18 Apr 2015 Posted by Sylvia W in News
Saturday, April 18 | Alta Villa in Addison


We  awarded 15 scholarships of $2500 each to deserving college students based on need and academic achievement. To date, CIACO has given out over $500,000 in scholarships.

In addition, we presented donations to partially disabled veterans Tim Kathol and Austin Fritz, as well as to several families and individuals dealing with very high medical bills: the Toole family of Elmhurst, Beth Arpon of Aurora, and Brigette Zagotta of Chicago.

Friday Night Fights

27 Feb 2015 Posted by Sylvia W in News
Friday, February 27, 2015  |  Doors Open: 6 p.m.  |  First Bout: 7 p.m.
Medinah Shriners Hall  |  550 N. Shriners Drive (off Swift & Army Trail Rds) |  Addison, IL


•  7+ Boom Boom Amateur Bouts

•  National Anthem & Special Show by Diva Montell

•  Honey Bears Reunion Party – Meet & Greet the 1985 Super Bowl Champs Cheerleaders!

Baskets of Love 2014 

22 Nov 2014 Posted by sylvianeczkaLekudeczka in News

Dancing Under the Stars

15 Aug 2014 Posted by Sylvia W in News
Friday Night, August 15th, 2014

Celebrate Ferragosto at Casa Italia! A night of music and dancing.

6:00 PM cocktails, 7:00 family style dinner, followed by music and Italian style dancing.
Tickets: $45 per person in advance (Tickets are limited.)
Casa Italia’s Pavilion (Festival Center)
37th Ave. and Soffel

For tickets call (708) 345-5933 or purchase online at

2014 Golf Outing

11 Jun 2014 Posted by Sylvia W in News

This years’ Golf Outing is scheduled on August 14th at Bloomingdale Golf Club.

Join us and enjoy a day of golf, dinner and good spirits. Revenue from this event will contribute to our operating fund and will be used solely to further CIACO’s charitable endeavors throughout the year.

IL VOLO in Elgin

02 Apr 2014 Posted by Sylvia W in News

IL VOLO is going to have a concert with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra at Festival Park in Elgin, adjacent to Grand Victoria Casino on June 20, 2014.

Member Ron Onesti, has set aside a block of tickets for CIACO members to this event. They are only $50 each (less than half price). First come, first served. Contact social committee chairman, John McCallion 630-269-5500. to reserve your tickets.

Open to members, family, and friends. RSVP by April 24th 2014.