Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Judge, John Caruso,UNICO President, Frank Dole Present the Story of Mathew Caruso, a Korean War Silver Star Recipient


Judge, John Caruso,UNICO President, Frank Dolce Present the Story of Mathew Caruso, a Korean War Silver Star Recipient to Director, Laura Horn and me in front 
or the UNICO display on the second level in the Main Library



emper Fi, Padre, The Matthew Caruso Story was written by one of Farmington UNICO's Charter members, John Caruso.
     
UNICO National is the largest Italian-America service organization in the U.S.  The name UNICO translated from the Italian language, means "unique", "one", "only", or "only one of its kind.  Additionally, the letters are interpreted as U- Unity, N-Neighborliness, I-Integrity, C-Charity, O-Opportunity.  UNICO was first organized in Waterbury, CT in 1922.  The Farmington Chapter was founded in 1970.  Fundraisers including  the annual Italian Sunday Dinner, Taste of Italy Wine Tasting and Joe Filomeno Memorial Golf Tournament make it possible for Farmington UNICO to grant scholarships to local high school graduates and grants to local charities and service organizations.  UNICO's motto is "Service Above Self."  Further information about Farmington UNICO and potential membership may be found at www.famington-UNICO.org