membership

ITALIAN CENTER

Monthly Newsletter

The Italian Center distributes a  newsletter publication on the first of every month, it is used to share news, activities and events with the entire membership.  The establishments on this page contribute to the advancement of our organization by their sponsorship in the newsletter, please consider using these great businesses.  In you are interested in advertising in our monthly newsletter and website, please contact: advertising@theitaliancenter.com.  Click here for the Monthly Newsletter.


Member Resources
As a member of the Italian Center, you are entitled to confidential information such as the Bylaws and the Meeting Minutes of the Club.  If you should have any questions and/or would like some additional information, please contact: membership@theitaliancenter.com.  Click here for the Member Resources.


Celebrate Your Heritage and Culture, Join the Italian Center!

We have many member events exclusively available to active members of the fraternal organization and ladies auxiliary.  Our Club celebrates Italian Culture by providing social networking, dinner and dancing events and other cultural entertainment.


"This is a place where people will know your name.  It's a place to unwind and relax, just about anytime.  A place to learn, share, promote, and enjoy your heritage.  A place where if you participate you'll get more than you give.  A place that will accommodate you in need.  A place that wants you and your family to grow and prosper.  A place that you'll be proud to say, "That's my Club! I'm a member!"


If you are interested in becoming a member of the fraternal organization or the ladies auxiliary, please contact us at 845.454.1492 or membership@theitaliancenter.com and download a Membership Application.







Note:  A regular member of the fraternal organization shall be a person of good character, 18 years of age or over, of Italian birth or descent, residing in Dutchess, Ulster and neighboring counties, and who is a citizen of the United States of America.  Any person meeting the above qualification but not of Italian birth or descent, shall be eligible for membership if he is the spouse of a woman of Italian birth or descent.  A regular member in good standing shall recommend an applicant and vouch for their character.  The fraternal membership application, together with the application fee of $200.00, shall be forwarded to the Italian Center.   The candidate will be invited to appear for an informal interview.  The committee will ask the applicant about his family background as it applies to membership qualifications, his reasons for seeking membership, what he expects from the Italian Center and  the candidate will be given opportunity to ask any questions if he desires.  The Committee will investigate further any information provided on the application or the information obtained during the interview and if the Committee finds favorably for the candidate, the application will be referred back to the Membership Chairman.  For more information regarding the  application process and/or for information pertaining to  the Ladies Auxiliary, please contact member@theitaliancenter.com.