Don’t Get Spooked by the Mafia. It’s Italian Heritage Month!

Feature, Heritage Months, Italian-American Heritage Month

Happy Italian Heritage Month! Yep, October is a month to slow things down and before gobbling up that Halloween candy, or the turkey next month, you can dig in and enjoy some good Italian food… and try not to get spooked by the mafia.

Italian heritage month is formally known as National Italian American Heritage Month. It was created by George. H. W. Bush in 1989. George H. W. Bush to honor the achievements and contributions of Italian immigrants.

A fast fact about Italian Americans: The greatest surge of Italian immigrants was between 1880 and 1914 with over four million Italians emigrating to America.