Chairman / Committee
John Urciolo, Charles Russo, Anthony Solazzo, Tom Stallone
Lido Charities Receives Grant
Jerry Truman, Chairman of our Charity Fund, announced that The Community Foundation of Northern Virginia has awarded The Lido Civic Club Charity, Inc. a $1,000.00 grant from the Atholton Fund. This is the fourth year an anonymous benefactor has directed this grant to our organization. The Lido Civic Club thanks The Community Foundation of Northern Virginia - Atholton Fund for this grant and is honored to have been chosen once again.
Homes For Heroes
Charity Chairman, Jerry Truman, announced that the final donation to Building Homes for Heroes totaled over $10,000.00. These funds are being used by the national organization BHH to construct a mortgage-free home for Msgt. Joseph Deslauriers, his wife Lisa and their young son Cameron. Their new home, located in Destin, Florida is scheduled for delivery on November 1st. Msgt. Deslauriers, who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, was a EOD specialist there. Trained as an explosive expert whose job was to disable and destroy any unexploded devices and weapons of mass destruction. While on a combat operation in September, 2011, Msgt. Deslauriers dismounted his vehicle to get a closer look and stepped on a secondary mine. The explosion resulted in his losing both legs above the knee and his left arm at the elbow. His wife Lisa was 8 months pregnant at the time. Shortly, they will all have a new home that will make their entire family life easier.
Dinners For Wounded Warriors
In cooperation with the Aleethia Foundation, the Lido Civic Club will sponsor four Friday evening dinners for wounded service men and women receiving treatment at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
The Cenacoli Mariani Foundation
Founded in Bellona, Italy, the foundation now aids underprivileged children.
Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children (CSAAC)
Established in 1979 by the Salzano family, CSAAC is a nationally recognized leader in services and group homes for autistic audults and children now operating fifty-one group homes as well as a school for children ages seven through twenty-one.