On September 24, 2016, we were guests of our friend, Incoming President, Caterina Cerruti, who welcomed us at her home in Moneglia. The service was in favour of the Community of Sant'Egidio for Malawi project to help children. Took part to the meeting some Sant Egidio Members: Mrs Claudia Poggi, Drs. Maria Haupt and Drs Gaia Olla. Thanks Caterina for letting us spend a beautiful day in friendship at Your home.
On November 18, 2016, at our Club Member Maria Laura Zizzo’S home,it took place the "Cineforum". The film's Choice "Valentino: The Last Emperor" by Matt Tyrnauer 2008, and film presentation has been made by Renato Tortarolo, journalist and critic of music, cinema, costumes and fashion. For 96 minutes we were in a fantastic world - so far away from us- of high fashion and of “the Last Emperor" Valentino Garavani.
The service was our participation in the combined Rotary and Inner Wheel project for the “Sla”, together with Gigi Ghirotti Association.
On December 6, 2016, at the home of our Club Member Marianna Ferrarini, we celebrated Christmas, with the authorities of the Inner Wheel Rossana Rizzo and Paola Lagorara, the President of the Inner Wheel Genoa West Alda Balestrieri, many Members of the Club with their husbands and some good friends. Our President Paola Piccini Ferrari, reminding Holy Father words for Christmas, of last year, has made the season's greetings to everybody. Marianna Ferrarini prepared a rich and sumptuous dinner. During the Dinner, Laura Cavalleroni Zanotti became Member of our Club. We wish Laura a path of solidarity and friendship. At the end, a cheerful lottery with greedy and majestic panettone. Laura Nicolini Club Genoa was among the winners.
On January 10, 2017, we celebrated Inner Wheel Day, our 93rd Anniversary, in the splendid halls of the Artistic Circle Tunnel of Genoa. The Past Governor Rossana Rizzo took the floor and expressed her congratulations to the three Genoa Clubs, also recalling the figure of our founder Margaret Golding. Afterwards, the Club’s Presidents, Maria Teresa Freschi - IW Club Genoa, Alda Balestreri - IW Club Genoa West and Paola Piccini Ferrari - Genoa IW Club South West gave a little speech of wishes for the Clubs. At the end of meeting, the Past Governor Rossana Rizzo honoured all Members of an image of Margaret Golding, with the inscription that recalls "Asteroid 8148 Golding ", the asteroid dedicated to our founder.
On January 17, 2017, the President Paola Piccini Ferrari, with the Past President Lucia Oddera Molfino ,have represented our Club in Milano at the day organized in the meeting with the International President Oluyemisi Alatise.
On January 27, 2017, at the Grand Hotel Savoia in our city, Prof. Luigi Cogolo (already known to our Club for having entertained in 2014 with an attractive reading entitled "Notes on the appearance of consciousness" ) opened the evening by reading " Odyssey memories. From history to myth, fiction. "Brief history in what is called the Homeric question, considering the cultural significance of the first great work of literature of the Western world, constantly present in the contemporary world, to become translated fiction in various modes: literary, filmic and more.
Dr. Ugo Ribeca, Rotary member Genova South West, recited poetry "Ithaca" by Constantine Kavafis, and collaborated in the evening, running significant images on the screen.
On February 22, 2017, the Past President Adriana Balestra Illuzzi has arranged for our Club a delicious dinner.
During the evening, our Members discussed with enthusiasm about the future Club planning. It has also been collected a service to assist earthquake victims in our country.
Love and friendship were the elements that, together with a delicious dinner , prepared with love by Adriana, made this very enjoyable evening. Thanks Adriana for Your hospitality.
On March 15 2017, As every year all of our Club members met at the home of Past Governor Rossana Rizzo for a training course.
Rossana spoke about our Association origin and about the principles on which it is based.
On this occasion she also recalled the importance of the "Protocol" and the alternation of governance to give a lifeblood innovation within the Club.
The Past Governor recommended to participate at District Life to learn more about it and to be closer to the mechanism that moves the Wheel of solidarity and of 'friendship’.
On 18 March, 2017, Our Governor, Titti Fusi, organized at Cardinal Colombo University Fondation in Milan an interesting Round Table. Our President, Paola Piccini Ferrari, at the Round Table talked about Training course importance, putting into to evidence how lucky are all Genoa Clubs in having the guide of Past Governor Rossana Rizzo. Paola Piccini Ferrari also informed the our Club events appeared in IIW, having been transmitted to IIW Editor, Michelle Atkinson.