ABOUT US

The Tuscany Club Crew

Meet the Executive Committee

President
Sandro Baldi

Sandro came from Melbourne five years ago and joined the club as a member.

President from 2019 and committee member before this.

Passionate about club and Italian culture and driving force behind many improvements and innovations.

Our resident DJ, music maestro and life of the party.

Good luck with trying to take the microphone away from him.

Vice President
Marcello Moriconi

Became a member in 2006. My brother, Silvio was the President at the time, and had been here since late 90s in various Committee positions.

I have been here in Committee since 2008, and Vice President from 2019.

Known as the heart and soul of the club. Doing this because he gives all his heart and soul to the club.

The club is like my family and comes first. If you want to know want to know anything, or know where something is, just ask me.

Secretary
Luigina Di Florio

My family has been here since 1968. My brother, Renzo Biagioni, was one of the founding committee members and Vice President of the Association for 17 years.

I am doing this so that my family continues to value and contribute to the Tuscany Life.

Always here with a big smile, warm heart, ready to help and will fix everything.

Treasurer
Tony Carmingiani

A member since the club formed and became Secretary in 1972 serving for more than 20 years and came back to club to be our treasurer.

Always looking for ways to save money for our members and club. You could' n't get anyone more passionate about this.

You can always find him for a chat and drink with you.

Committee members

Committee members – Salvatore Vacca, Ida Balestri, Maria D’Alessio, Pina Menna, Giuliana Rijavec, Trish Rechichi, John Di Camillo, Gabriella Previti, Carlo Venuto.

Sub Committee – Rosanna Tartaglia and Julie Di Camillo.

What Your Committee does

Catering, Setting the halls, Cooking, Music, Drink service, Social Media, Managing Italian Lessons, Hall Hire, Bingo, Events

But that’s not all, they also..

Welcome Guests, Organise Tables, Clean Halls, Maintenance, Member relations, Finance Budget, Committee Meetings, Annual General Meetings, and anything else that needs doing!

 

About the Tuscany Club

The Tuscany Association was founded by a group of individuals dedicated to sharing their passion with others. Based in Stirling, we are an active and enthusiastic Culture Club with events and activities taking place year-round. We like to keep up the energy and excitement, always welcoming new members to take part. 

We love getting together to do what we love while providing lovely events for our members. We thrive to do our best and continue to bring the Italian community together by the culture, food and traditional festivities. 

With lots of activities hosted weekly, we encourage all members to take part in different events and have opportunity to socialise and meet new people.

A little bit of History

The Tuscany Club in Balcatta was founded in 1968. The founding president was Mr Mario Casotti in 1968 and he continued to run the club for 25 years. He retired his duty as president and passed on the presidency to A.Scattena. After a few years he came back for another five years, he served the Tuscany Club for a total of 30 years.

The Tuscany Association was founded by a group of individuals dedicated to sharing their passion with others. Based in Stirling, we are an active and enthusiastic Culture Club with events and activities taking place year-round. We like to keep up the energy and excitement, always welcoming new members to take part. Simply put, we love getting together to do what we love while providing lovely service for our customers. We thrive to do our best and continue to bring the Italian community together by the culture, food and traditional festivities. With lots of activities hosted weekly, we encourage all members to take part in different events and have opportunity to socialise and meet new people.

Why are we here?

  • To maintain and advance the culture, folklore, history, art, language, literature, sporting and recreation activities of the Tuscan Region.
  • To promote and foster good will ‘between the members of the Association and other members of the Australian Community.
  • To support and assist individuals and families of Tuscan origin as the need arises and within the limits of the Association.
  • To contribute to worthy charitable organisations, from time to time and within the limits of the Association.
  • To encourage and facilitate the affiliation of Australian and international organisations advancing and upholding similar ideals.

What are we trying to do?

  • To maintain and advance the importance of the Association through the forum of the General Meeting.
  • To confer with the Committee the authority to administer this Constitution and exercise compliance with the Act.
  • Celebrate the beautiful culture
  • To vest with the committee with all other necessary decision making power and responsibility to effectively manage the general business of the association for the sole benefit of the Association.
  • Make sure our members are always satisfied with our services
  • Create a fabulous and friendly community.

What would you like to do now?

Join us for one of our upcoming events – Pizza Night, Valentine’s Day Dance, and more. We have a calendar full of events

The Tuscany Club is a Bocce Club where you can play socially and competitively, have lots of fun, and make friends while you do it.

Becoming a member is easy!  To enjoy the fun and become a part of a vibrant and happy Italian community, click on the button below

La vita è bella- come spend some of it with us! 

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!