Our Mission

Il Punto! Italian Cultural Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, founded in Seattle in November 2014. The name “Il Punto!” – Italian for “the Point” – has been chosen with the idea of creating a center that could become the “punto d’incontro” (meeting point) for all the Italians, Italian-Americans and anyone in the North West region of the US, who is…

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Our Organization

We are an Association of Volunteers.   Our Board of Directors is composed by 9 talented people of different cultural and professional background. Dr. Andrea Callegari (President) Mr. Franco Tesorieri, Honorary Consul of Italy for Washington state (Vice-President) Mrs. Leeann Tesorieri (Treasurer) (Secretary) Mrs. Paola Croci Mrs. Roberta Tauriello Torgerson Mrs. Heloisa Machado Mr. Dan Kalstad Mrs. Francesca Giambartolomei…

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Our Supporters

Our activity is supported by valuable local organizations and companies which share our mission and ideals. These include: Bel Tavolo Caffe’ Umbria Chiodo Brokerage LLC Country Village Shops D’Ambrosio Gelato Essential Baking Company Gelatiamo Holidays Ad Hoc Le Terrae PercorsoItaliano Petersons Provvista Tuttabella Pizzeria VI Wine Distributing   We are also very grateful to our private benefactors: Sam Ciapanna &…

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