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. 


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.


2020 Officers

President:  Brian Frerraro
Vice-President:  Dave Kowalewski 
Treasurer:  Phyllis Adelman
Financial Secretary: 
Recording Secretary:  Melinda Colao
Controller:  Joe Pontillo
Assistant Controller:  Michael Dedad
Assistant Controller:  LouAnn DePalma
Sargent at Arms:  Dana Kosack


Amy Scalise
Debbie Postas
Ed DiMattio
Lance Urraro
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), Dave Kowalewski and Joe Pontillo
Administration:  Brian Ferraro
Bylaws:  Dave Kowalewski
Correspondence & Marketing: 
Nominations/Elections:  Joe Pontillo
House (Including Society Manager): 
Dave Kowalewski (Chair), Mike Dedad, Amy Scalise, Dana Kosack, Debbie Postas,  Lance Urraro
Facility:  Dave Kowalewski
Accounting, Finance & Control – Finance, Accounting & Small Games: 
Joe Pontillo (Chair), Brian Ferraro, Mike Dedad, LuAnn DePalma & Phyllis Adelman
Accounting/Reporting:  Phyllis Adelman & Brian Ferraro
Audits:  Joe Pontillo
Cash Management & Finance:  Brian Ferraro
Activities & Fundraisers (Board Members & Members): 
Melinda Calao-Koeth (Chair), Dave Kowalewski, Ed DiMattio
Sub-Committees (and Contact Person):
Bocce – Sal Zeolla
Bowling – Ed DiMattio
Entertainment –
Fundraisers – Sue McNally
Volunteers – Tony & Nancy Quint
Ladies' Auxiliary - Carolyn Vendetti


Opening the charter will be reviewed periodically throughout the year.

Get notified when membership charter opens:

Club Hours

Sun, Mon & Tue: Closed

Wed - Fri: Open  4pm to 10pm

Saturday: Open  4pm to 10pm

Hours are flexible at times to accommodate our members.

Club Phone / 814-455-3841

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