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2010-06-24 07:15:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National President Andre' DiMino today reported he is "cautiously optimistic" about the potential lack of derogatory Italian American references and imagery in the upcoming second season of MTV's "Jersey Shore." However, DiMino warned that UNICO's Anti-Bias Committee would focus its efforts on several copycat "reality" TV shows which disparage Italian Americans. "While encouraged by recent discussions with MTV executives and after viewing the...

2010-04-19 06:40:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of announcements of a second season at Seaside Heights, UNICO National President Andre' DiMino promised a renewed battle against MTV's "Jersey Shore," which stereotyped and degraded Italian Americans. "If MTV continues to degrade and stereotype Italian Americans, then we'll fight back," DiMino said, noting that UNICO, the nation's largest Italian American service organization, received thousands of calls, letters and emails of support,...

2010-02-18 07:35:00

POINT PLEASANT, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National President Andre' DiMino thanked and congratulated Point Pleasant elected officials for "taking a stand" against MTV's ethnic-bashing series "Jersey Shore" by approving a resolution condemning Viacom and MTV for intentional misrepresentations of the Jersey Shore and Italian Americans. The resolution "urges these corporate citizens to cease and desist from utilizing ethnic stereotypes to achieve monetary gains." "On behalf of...

2009-12-17 10:03:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National's First Lady, Jenny DiMino, a UNICO member and wife of UNICO President Andre' DiMino, today wrote an open letter to Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi of "Jersey Shore" admonishing her for vulgar behavior and profane public remarks made against UNICO on TMZ, a celebrity television show. Polizzi, in a recent TMZ video, with fellow "Jersey Shore" cast members, was asked about UNICO by TMZ reporters, to which she replied "[expletive] UNICO!"...

2009-12-11 15:02:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After enduring the second week's installment and a recap talk show of the controversial MTV series "Jersey Shore," UNICO National President Andre' DiMino is specifically targeting three high-profile companies that sponsored the program. "Why would The Gap, T-Mobile and LG Electronics support such a discriminatory, insulting and Italian-bashing program," stated DiMino after viewing last night's episode. "It is unconscionable for any responsible...

2009-12-04 12:21:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National has been joined by many Italian American organizations, including Order of the Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) and the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) -- which are among the nation's largest Italian American organizations -- in calling upon MTV to pull the plug on its new series "Jersey Shore" that features ethnic slurs, violence and poor behavior to marginalize and stereotype Italian Americans. After viewing the debut of...

2009-08-18 06:57:00

ALLEGAN, Mich., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) today announced results for its fourth quarter and full year ended June 27, 2009. Perrigo's Chairman and CEO Joseph C. Papa commented, "Our sales topped $2 billion for the first time in our history. For the third straight year, we delivered year-over-year record sales and for the second straight year, we translated our top line growth to record earnings and cash flow from operations. In the fourth...

2009-04-20 06:45:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National, the largest Italian American Service Organization in the United States, is pleased to announce its 2009 Award recipients. The Awardees will be honored at the 87th Annual UNICO National Convention in Lake Las Vegas, NV this July. Americanism Award: Grand Order Filippo Mazzei Grand Patriot Award Alan Krutchkoff, Fairlawn, NJ Founder of the Adopt a Soldier Platoon Cianci Humanitarian Award: Dr. Joseph Scelsa, New York, NY Dr....

2008-11-05 09:00:21

Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCO), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced the release of the November 2008 edition of its investor newsletter, which reviews the details of the recently released Final Summary Report and tailings evaluation submitted to the company by Behre Dolbear and Company (USA) based on geological analysis and evaluation completed at the Unico's Deer Trail Mine in Marysvale, Utah. A PDF version of the November 2008 newsletter has...

2008-11-03 09:00:25

Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCO), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced the addition of a new photo gallery on the company's corporate website, www.unicomining.com, showing the company and its wholly owned Deer Trail Mining Company subsidiary hosting the recent United States Geological Survey (USGS) 2008 Marysvale District Field Trip at the Deer Trail Mine property. The new photographs have been added to the "Media" section of the Unico website at...


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