Short North Gala

You’re Invited to the Ninth Annual Short North Gala!

Sunday, April 26th from 6-10 pm at the Downtown Hilton Hotel

Enjoy dishes inspired by works of art on display from the Short North Arts District galleries by chefs and confectioners from eleven of the District’s restaurants, and signature cockails by two Columbus mixologists. See performances by the New Orleans Dixieland band, The Good Time Charleys and local jazz masters and Jazz Arts Group regulars, the Brett Burleson Duo; a show-stopping performance by Short North Stage; a surprise performance; and lots more.

Our own Sylvia and Larry Totzke are being honored as “Unsung Heroes!”

To order tickets, visit To reserve a table, call (614) 299.8050.

Kroger Community Rewards Program

Kroger is committed to helping our communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other non-profit organizations will earn millions of dollars through our Community Rewards Program®.

The Kroger Community Rewards Program® was designed to make our fund-raising the easiest in town by simply using your Kroger Plus Card.

The Italian Village Society is enrolled in the Community Rewards Program. If you shop at Kroger and have a Kroger Plus Card, you can sign up. Just click here to go to the Community Rewards website, then follow the instructions. Every time you shop, Kroger will donate a portion of your payment to the IVS.

It’s easy, and it helps support your Italian Village Society!

Earth Day Workday

The EARTHDAY 2015 Volunteer signup site is online and ready to take volunteers.
To sign up as a volunteer they have made it easier this year but there are still a few steps to follow.  These are the steps;
1. Register as a volunteer on – If you have already registered as a volunteer, please log-in.2. Search for Italian Village Park by pressing FIND A SERVICE SITE button, or go to this web address…ceSiteDetail.php?ServiceSiteId=74735333. Once at the Italian Village Park page scroll down and register by pressing the Box that reads SATURDAY, APRIL 18th
To help promote this event there is a FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE.  The web address to this event is this –