Consul General Amb. Philip T. Reeker visited the Barilla Plant

Amb. Philip T. Reeker visited the Barilla plant, located in Pedrignano, near Parma. The Pedrignano plant is the largest pasta plant in the world. Barilla was also the first foreign company to open a pasta plant in the United States. Paolo Barilla, Vice President of the Group, explained to the Consul General, that in 1998 ... Read More»

Museums and Cultural Landscapes – ICOM Reception at the Consul General Residence

On Thursday July 7, Consul General Amb. Philip Reeker hosted a reception at his private residence for 160 members of the ICOM-US delegation to the 2016 ICOM Triennial , that took place in Milan July 3-9. The 24th General Conference theme was “Museums and Cultural Landscapes.” Consul General Philip Reeker highlighted in his remarks how ICOM-US had the ... Read More»

Independence Day in Milan

Celebrating the 240th Anniversary of America’s Independence at the Castello Sforzesco in Milan Milan, July 1, 2016 Friday evening, July 1, the Consul General and Mrs. Reeker, welcomed 900+ guests to a special event celebrating the 240th anniversary of the U.S. Independence. The event was held at the historic Castello Sforzesco and the new Deputy ... Read More»

Ambassador Reeker’s Remarks on Independence Day 2016

I want to begin by thanking the Comune of Milan, for again allowing us to celebrate our National Day in one of your national treasures: Castello Sforzesco. We appreciate the close relationship the Consulate has had with Milano for over 150 years, and sincerely look forward to working new Mayor, Giuseppe Sala and his team. ... Read More»

ConGen Milan Represents U.S. at Friuli Earthquake Commemorations

[...] PAO Chris Wurst participated in the commemoration ceremonies organized in Friuli for the 40th anniversary of the devastating 1976 earthquake, which left more than 1,000 dead and more than 150,000 homeless. The Consulate’s participation in the ceremony held in Majano was covered in local media. Read More»

Broadway meets Milan

A private and intimate concert, the “Best of Broadway’” was held at the Consul General’s Residence on March 22nd, starring well-known opera soprano Madelyn Renée, baritone Stephonne Smith and pianist Vincenzo Scalera. They performed iconic songs from Broadway including; “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning” from Oklahoma (1943), “Anything You Can Do” from Annie Get Your ... Read More»

Young Voters on the U.S. Presidential Election

[...] While discussing the policies of individual candidates, each speaker discussed their personal insights on each candidate—stating whether they agreed or disagreed with the proposed policies and why RSO interns, Laura Herring and Regina Seweryn, also discussed their experiences as first time voters and tackled the challenge of describing two of the candidates in the ... Read More»
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