Steno Rossanese & The Daffodil Gala
Steno Rossanese was the president and guiding spirit of the Ottawa St. Anthony Italia Soccer Club from 1959 until his death in 2001. Under Steno's leadership the club won many championships and more importantly, supported many cultural, social and recreational activities. In 1999, the Ottawa St. Anthony Italia Soccer Club along with the late Mr. Steno Rossanase joined with the St. Anthony’s Church Choir who had been raising funds for cancer research since 1988 and launched what is now known as the St. Anthony Daffodil Gala. The Gala along with and members of the Ottawa Italian-Canadian community raises funds each year for the Endowment Fund.