IBC News of Note

IBC's 2017 'Person of the Year' to discuss WWII Nazi camps in Italy


Joe Cavalli, the IBC's  'AJ Colosurdo Person of the Year' for 2017 and a professor of history at Clark College, will discuss Italy's complicity in  two WWII Nazi concentration camps within Italy's borders and manned by Italians.

The talk will take place on Sunday, October 21 at 3:30 during the Tuscan Association of Oregon's monthly  meeting in the Community room of 215 Oswego Summit in the Mountain Park area of Lake Oswego.  All are invited.

IBC Team Participates in ZERO Prostate Walk/Run, June 10, 2018



The IBC Team members, Claude Bonfiglio captain, Maureen Bonfiglio, Lincoln Bonfiglio, Chelle Ordway, Mike Mignano and Joel Migliaccio, contributed to the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk.    This is a photo of three of the IBC Team members crossing the Finish line, Claude & Maureen Bonfiglio  & Lincoln Bonfiglio, their five year old grandson.     

2018 IBC Foundation Scholarship Recipient, Rachel Lindquist


The IBC Foundation is very pleased to announce our 2018 Scholarship recipient, Rachel Lindquist, a senior at Oregon State School of Education.     

Rachel is the granddaughter of George and Donna LaFrazia.  Rachel will be introduced to the club at our July 10 meeting. 

PSU Professor of Italian Studies, Angela Zagarella


IBC member, Angela Zagarella, a Professor at PSU, conducted and participated in a  eye opening event on February 17, 2018.  Along with four others on the panel, she staged a first time reading in America of parts of the award winning script written by Antonio Umberto Ricco “That Morning In Lampedusa”.

The reading vividly brought to life the tragic journey of October 3, 2013, and how it impacted the relations of the rescuers and the lives of the surviving refugees. 


Claude Bonfiglio Inducted into Cleveland High School's Sports Hall of Fame


 Claude Bonfiglio, past IBC President, was inducted into Cleveland High School Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, February 16, 2018. Claude coached two sports, Men’s Soccer and Men’s Tennis. Claude was named Portland Public Schools’ Coach of the Year ten times in his seventeen years Cleveland High School. He also coached for twelve years at Jefferson High School. 

Claude, along with his wife, Maureen, also an IBC member, are Principal Brokers of Soldera Properties in the Portland area.

A new Restaurant by Pasquale Pascuzzi's son receives awards


 Within a few months of opening, Gabriel Pascuzz's new sandwich shop received two prestigious awards; 2017 'Chef of the Year' and 'Top Sandwich Shop'

Son of IBC's Pasquale Pascuzzi, Gabriel has been in the fine food and cooking business for years and opened his bright new shop, 'Stacked' in 2017. A city known for extraordinary sandwich shops, many Portlanders felt that it needed no more. Gabriel and the awards he garnered proved them wrong. Stacked is an 'exercise in redefining classics into sandwich supremacy'.   Stacked is at  1643 SE 3rd Ave, Portland.