UNICO Membership

UNICO Kansas City Members

The UNICO motto is "Service Above Self." The entire chapter membership is committed to giving a hand up and helping people in need.

UNICO Membership Application

UNICO members meet once a month for dinner to discuss chapter business and events. Membership dues are $80 a year.

The Kansas City Chapter of UNICO National is not-for profit under 501(c)(3). Every dollar generated by UNICO events supports its charitable endeavors.

Send your completed application to Frank Cherrito or bring it to the next member meeting.


Membership Dues

You can pay your membership dues here. They are $80.00.

  • Festa Italiana 2014
    Thu, May 29, 2014

    Festa weekend starts on Thursday, May 29th with a Meet-N-Greet event with our Friday night headliner, Louis Prima, Jr. This is a Festa fundraising event, so reserve your seat now.

    Festa Italiana will be held May 30 - June 1, 2014, at Zona Rosa. And with the entertainment lineup, it promises to be the best Festa yet! Festa Italiana admission is FREE, so come and enjoy food and beverages all weekend long, with entertainment for the whole family.

    Reserve your VIP seating now for Friday and Saturday evening entertainment.

    Friday night features Internationally acclaimed saxophonist, flautist and jazz recording artist Joseph Vincelli at 7pm followed “Jump, Jive & Wail!” with our headliner straight from Las Vegas, Louis Prima, Jr. & the Witnesses.

    Satruday night will feature two acts directly from New York City. Our nation’s premier classical Italian singer, Michael Castaldo, takes the stage at 7pm followed by “The ultimate tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons” with our Saturday headliners, The Bronx Wanderers.

    And on Sunday come out and see the Third Annual Celebration of Italian Motorsports, Motori in Piazza, which includes Italian cars, motorcycles and scooters. We have an outdoor Catholic Mass at 10am Sunday morning, the foundation of our entire festival will be at 2pm with the UNICO Awards, our scholarship ceremony where we will award $56,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors.

    We want to issue a very special thanks to all of our sponsors who make this event and scholarship program possible. Please contact us if you are interested in sponsoring or volunteering for the event.

Festa Italiana Sponsors

Festa Italiana Sponsors

Words to Live By

"Unicans who eat together, stay together." -- Frank Cherrito

"To be a good Unican, you have to be a giver, not a taker." -- Phil Balano

Monthly Member Meetings

Join other UNICO members monthly to enjoy good Italian food, conversation and to stay up-to-date on the latest developments for the chapter.

Service Above Self

UNICO Translated from the Italian means "Only One of its Kind", and the letters are interpreted Unity — Neighborliness — Integrity — Charity and — Opportunity.

UNICO is not-for-profit under 501 (c)(3).