Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums

Welcome to Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums, Ohio Chapter

Annual Clam Bake set for October 5



Our Annual Clam Bake is set for Sunday, October 5, 2014 at
4:00 pm at The Shoreby Club in Bratenahl, Ohio. Join us for great food, fun, entertainment and exciting raffle prizes!

Members are encouraged to call 440-498-1300 or email us at vaticanpatronsoh@aol.com to make reservations.

I am always honored to share
information about membership and the benefits of this wonderful charity.”

Lorraine Dodero
Chapter Chairman
A passion for fine art and her strong faith were guiding forces for Lorraine Dodero as she founded The Ohio Chapter in May 2005. Mrs. Dodero is a Cleveland native and has been a member of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums since 1995, having first been a member of the Florida Chapter. The Dodero family along with her family, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Frankino have personally restored several pieces of artwork for the Vatican Museums.

Mrs. Dodero is also the Executive Trustee of the Corinne L. Dodero Foundation for the Arts & Sciences and the Sam J. Frankino Foundation. Through these Philanthropic Trusts she has made donations to charitable organizations that exceed $10 million dollars.

Mrs. Dodero’s other affiliations include:

  • University Hospitals Siedman Cancer Center,
    Leadership Board
  • American Red Cross, The Chairman’s Council,
    Tiffany Circle
  • Cleveland Clinic, 1921 Society
  • Northern Ohio Italian Association, Trustee
  • Gilmour Academy, Board Member
  • United Way, Philanthropist Society Member
  • Western Reserve Historical Society, Council for
    Italian American Studies
    , Board Member

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