Italian Heritage Center/
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    40 Westland Ave
    Portland, Maine 04102
    (207) 772-2500

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The Italian Heritage Center is thrilled to be open for business! 

We are here to help you plan your special day or your business event.

Please email me at or call me 207-772-2500 to discuss how the IHC can meet your needs.

Thank you for your continued support of the Italian Heritage Center.

Stefano Taraschi

Business Manger – Italian Heritage Center

To our IHC Members – Important Notice –

We have three(3) openings on the Board:
Membership Secretary, Recording Secretary and a Board of Director.

If anyone is interested in either position,
please come to the October 21, 2021 General Meeting.
We will have nominations and voting on Thursday, October 21, 2021.

The Membership Secretary shall collect and account for all, dues and special assessments of the membership as established by the Board of Directors. The Membership Secretary shall maintain a roster of current members and keep accurate records of the membership with respect to payment of dues, issue notices of dues payable, and perform such other duties as may be required by the Board of Directors. The Membership Secretary will also serve as Secretary of the Membership Committee. Upon termination from office, the Membership Secretary shall deliver all records and other property belonging to the Center to his or her successor. The Membership Secretary shall be bonded, the cost of which shall be borne by the Center. The Membership Secretary shall receive a stipend to be established annually by the Board of Directors in its sole discretion.

Recording Secretary

Duties of a Board of Director shall have ultimate responsibility for the management and supervision of the Center and shall have all the general powers given to governing boards of non-profit corporation as defined under Maine law.

No regular member shall be allowed to place his name in nomination for any Primary Office or the position of Elected Director unless that member has been in good standing for at least one (1) year immediately prior to
nomination night and intends to carry out the duties and responsibilities required by the office or position.

In the event of a vacancy declared by the President resulting from the death, resignation or removal of a Primary Officer, Elected Director, the position shall be filled by a special election to be called by the President or, in the
absence of the President, by the Vice President. This election shall be held at the next regular meeting following the notice of vacancy. All members shall be notified of the vacancy in writing at least seven (7) days before said meeting. A plurality vote shall be sufficient to fill the vacancy. Any Primary Officer, Elected Director, or Activities Director who has been removed or has deems to have resigned pursuant to these By-Laws is not eligible to be nominated or elected in the special election.

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