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Saint Ambrogio Society is a social club located in Rockford, Illinois, USA.  It began as an Italian-American club only for those who migrated to America from the Ferentino region of Italy, but today it has grown to open it's doors to all peoples and cultures.  It's purpose is to bring together those interested in socializing, fellowship, music, laughter, and games while supporting various civic and charitable works to enrich the lives of it's members and the community.


Because the roots of the Club's past go deep to it's ITALIAN HERITAGE, it will continue to feature activities that educate and share popular Italian traditions with friends and family.  Events include Italian food, music, and Bocce (Italian lawn bowling), along with Tombola and raffles.  Many parties are held throughout the year to celebrate various events and holidays including the annual multi-day traditional Feast of Saint Ambrogio in mid August.



** Upcoming Events **

  • Ladies Auxiliary Meeting - Thursday, March 1st 6:00 p.m. - Meeting will be a potluck with meat provided. Please bring a dish to pass. Bring ideas you would like to do this year, ie: trips, monthly donations, guest speakers, etc..
  • Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner - Sunday, March 11th 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Xbox-One X Raffle - Sunday, March 18 12:30 p.m. ($5.00 each or 3 for $10.00) Winner need not be present
  • Diamond Jo Casino Bus Trip - Sunday, April, 8th
    St. Ambrogio 100th Anniversary Banquet - more details to come

Very Special Event **

Dear Members,
Next year, 2018, Saint Ambrogio Society will be celebrating our 100th year Anniversary. We are asking our members if you have any old photos or items of the club that you would like to share for our celebration and feast week we would greatly appreciate it.
For photos, you can either loan them to us or have them scanned. We can make the necessary arrangements for those.
For items, the club will take great care of them and will be returned once the celebration is over.
Please contact an officer (men or women) to find out more information.

Warm regards,
George Mattis – President


** Regular Events **

  • LUNCH Saturdays- 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Sunday Funday 11:30 a.m.—4 p.m.
  • Breakfast 3rd Sunday - 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • FAMILY PASTA Second Wednesday - FAMILY PASTA Last Wednesday


** Club News **


In Memory of Vito Rotello 1946—2017

Sam Sherman ObituaryNew News: (posted 6/22/17):Funeral Mass Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 1010 Ferguson St. Burial will be held in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation Monday, June 26, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Mulford chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Rd. and continues on Tuesday at church from 9 a.m. until time of Mass. In lieu of flowers and plants memorials in his name to Boylan Catholic High School,C/O Advancement office, 4000 St. Francis Drive Rockford, IL 61103. . Express online condolences at: www.fitzgeraldfh.com


In Memory of Michael Bellone 1950—2017

Sam Sherman ObituaryNew News: (posted 6/1/17): Michael H. Bellone, 66, of Rockford, suddenly passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. Born September 12, 1950, in Rockford, the son of Christopher and Edith "Pepper" Bellone. He lived his entire life in Rockford, and was employed as a Driver for UPS. He was a member of St. Anthony Church, St. Ambrogio Society, Lombardi Club, LLL Society, Blackhawk Athletic Club, Venetian Club, and Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians. Mike loved to play golf and bocce.

Funeral mass will be at 10:00am on Friday, June 2, 2017 in St. Anthony Church with Franciscan Friars officiating. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, June 1, 2017 in Gasparini & Oliveri Funeral Home from 4 – 7pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family.



Note: News articles from previous years can be found in the News & Events Archives or Newsletter Archives

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