- New Restaurant and Banquet Facility
What is known as today's Penna's opens in Sterling Heights, replacing the 1974 Warren Facility. To this day, present time, the tradition still carries on!
- Penna's of Sterling Opens
Penna's of Sterling would consist of an even larger Banquet facility in Sterling Heights with a whopping 1,100 person capacity.
- Penna Family Opens a Large Restaurant
The next Penna's restaurant would be much larger, and was located in Warren Michigan. The facilities would double as a spacious 250 person capacity Banquet facility.
- First Restaurant Opens
The first Penna's is opened with Angelina's century old Italian recipes. The first Penna's had a 75 person capacity. Angelina's nephew Sandy Polidori would arrive in America around this time.
- Marylou Penna is Born
Daughter of Angelina and Frank Penna, with brothers Tony and George.
- Frank Penna Brings His Family To America
Frank Penna saved up his hard earned money to bring his family to America. This included his Wife, Angelina Penna, and his 2 sons Tony and George Penna. Shortly thereafter and for the remainder of the decade Frank Penna worked in construction, while Angelina worked in a factory, to support their family.
- Frank Penna Moves to Detroit
- Frank Penna Arrives in New York from Italy