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The La Nuova Aurora Society of Erie, PA was originally founded in 1907. This organization was created to support the growing Italian community in Erie and the surrounding areas.


For over 110 years family and friends have been coming together for good times and fond memories at the La Nuova Aurora Society. Our organization has a rich history within our community, honoring the culture, traditions, and heritage of the Italian community. We invite you to come and share with us all the benefits associated with being a member of the La Nuova Aurora Society of Erie.


Yearly membership includes all services and benefits that the Society can provide, including year-round bocce leagues and tournaments, bowling leagues and tournaments, pool table, DJ's on the weekends with karaoke, steak fry events, golf outings and much more. 


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The founding members of La Nuova Aurora Society in 1907.


Charter Members

Joseph DiPlacido • Giuseppe Giuliano • Salvatore DiFazio • Angelo DiBello • Raffaele Miozzi • Thomas Miozzi • Giovanni Miozzi • Benedetto Pede • Giuseppe Trivisone • Louis DiFonzo • Joseph D'Allesandro • Domenico Minadeo • Nick Marinelli, Sr. • Donato DeLaura • Michael Grignol • Angelo A. DeFazio • Benedetto Lombardozzi • Nicola DiNunzio • Micheal DelPorto • Antonio Vaccarelli • Dominick Chementi • Dominick Tonty • Thomas Yacobozzi
Honorary Life Members
Joseph DiCorpo • Luigi Grignoli • Frank Fabiano • Jess J. Jfulianti • John Galbo • Giustino Jacobozzi • Peter Spelta




The club Officers seek to always maintain and improve club privileges.


2021 Officers

President:  Brian Ferraro
Vice-President:  Lance Urraro
Treasurer:  Phyllis Adelman
Financial Secretary: Karen LaPaglia
Recording Secretary:  Melinda Colao
Controller:  Joe Pontillo
Assistant Controller:  Michael Dedad
Assistant Controller:  LouAnn DePalma
Sargent at Arms:  Dana Kosack

Wally Brown
Ann Chido
Ed DiMattio
Theresa Ferraro
Debbie Postas
In the event you have concerns or suggestions, please do not hesitate to let us know, whether it be via website suggestion, by reaching out to a board member, the manager, or more specifically someone on applicable committee, BUT PLEASE NEVER DIRECTLY TO BARTENDERS, SERVERS OR RESTAURANT PERSONNEL.
Committee Formation (As Determined by the Executive Committee)
Executive: (Pres/VP/Controller):  Brian Ferraro (Chair), Lance Urraro
                                          & Joe Pontillo
Administration:  Brian Ferraro
Bylaws:  Brian Ferraro
Correspondence & Marketing:  Brian Ferraro
Nominations/Elections:  Joe Pontillo
Discipline Issues: Dana Kosack
House (Including Society Manager):  Lance Urraro(Chair), Wally Broan,
                                              Mike Dedad,, Theresa Ferraro,
                                              Dana Kosack, & Debbie Postas 
Lounge: Lance Urraro 
Restaurant:  Ed DiMattion
Facility:  Lance Urraro
Accounting, Finance & Control – Finance, Accounting & Small Games: 
Joe Pontillo (Chair), Brian Ferraro, LuAnn DePalma & Phyllis Adelman
Accounting/Reporting:  Phyllis Adelman & Brian Ferraro
Audits:  Joe Pontillo
Cash Management & Finance:  Brian Ferraro
Membership:  Karen LaPaglia
Activities & Fundraisers (Board Members & Members): 
Melinda Calao-Koeth (Chair), Ann Chido & Karen LaPaglia
Sub-Committees (and Contact Person):
Bocce – Sal Zeolla
Bowling – Ed DiMattio
Entertainment – Jess Gray
Fundraisers – Sue McNally
Volunteers – Tony & Nancy Quint
Ladies' Auxiliary - Carolyn Vendetti     



Opening the charter will be reviewed periodically throughout the year.

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