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Date   2003 Release Titles
 
12/16/2003   THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR 2004

12/12/2003   SAN FRANCISCO’S SPA BAR HOSTS NIAF MEDIA

** NIAF Grant Recipient Wins Spa Package **


12/12/2003   SAN FRANCISCO’S SPA BAR HOSTS NIAF MEDIA

12/10/2003   NIAF PRAISES COCA-COLA DECISION TO END THE SUPPORT OF THE FILM MAFIA MOVIE MADNESS

12/2/2003   NIAF KICK-OFF EVENT FOR YOUNG

** Special Appearance by Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli **


11/12/2003   STATEMENT ABOUT ITALIANS WHO PERISHED IN IRAQ SUICIDE TRUCK BOMB ATTACK

10/15/2003   ACTOR ANTONIO SABATO JR. TO BE HONORED AT NIAF YOUTH GALA IN WASHINGTON, DC

** Celebrity Appearances at Gala Dinner, Networking, Conferences **


10/9/2003   Media Advisory

10/9/2003   ITALY’S CHOCOLATE CONSORTIUM, AIDI, IS A MAJOR SPONSOR AT LARGEST ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA IN WASHINGTON, DC

10/9/2003   Media Advisory

10/8/2003   Media Advisory

10/8/2003   Media Advisory

10/6/2003   NIAF DONATES $2,000 GRANT TO NEWTOWN HIGH SCHOOL ITALIAN LANGUAGE PROGRAM

** NIAF Coordinator Roy De Barbieri Addresses Students at Newtown HS **


10/3/2003   Media Advisory

10/2/2003   ACADEMY AWARD ACTOR ROBERTO BENIGNI TO RECEIVE ENTERTAINMENT AWARD AT THE NATION’S LARGEST ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA

** 3,000 Guests to Join in Celebration **


10/2/2003   NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION SEARCHES FOR HERITAGE RECIPES

10/2/2003   ITALY’S PRESIDENT OF THE CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES TO ADDRESS NATION’S LARGEST ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA

** On. le Pierferdinando Casini to attend NIAF Gala **


10/2/2003   NEWELL RUBBERMAID CEO JOSEPH GALLI Jr. TO BE HONORED AT LARGEST ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA IN WASHINGTON, DC

** 3,000 Guests to Join in Celebration **


10/1/2003   ANDREA BOCELLI CONCERT FOLLOWED BY PRIVATE RECEPTION AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN IN NYC



10/1/2003   ANDREA BOCELLI CONCERT FOLLOWED BY PRIVATE RECEPTION AT DUNKIN DONUTS CENTER IN PROVIDENCE, RI



9/29/2003   PRESIDENT BUSH NAMES NIAF BOARD MEMBER TO AMBASSADOR POST

9/26/2003   Media Advisory

9/26/2003   Media Advisory

9/26/2003   Media Advisory

9/26/2003   Media Advisory

9/26/2003   Media Advisory

9/26/2003   Media Advisory

9/26/2003   Media Advisory

9/26/2003   Media Advisory

9/22/2003   NIAF CELEBRATES ITALIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

Free Walking Tours & Language Classes in
Boston, Chicago, Metropolitan DC , San Francisco & New York City


9/12/2003   NIAF PRESENTS TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD AT ANNUAL CONVENTION WEEKEND IN WASHINGTON, DC

** NY Educator Josephine Maietta to Receive Award**


9/4/2003   Media Advisory

9/3/2003   NIAF PRESIDENT JOSEPH CERRELL ADDRESSES
UNICO NATIONAL CONVENTION


9/3/2003   Media Advisory

8/8/2003   NIAF ANNOUNCES NEW BOOK,
A CAMP WITHOUT WALLS


8/8/2003   LOMBARDO SELECTED AS A NIAF EDUCATION SCHOLAR

8/6/2003   BRUMIDI RESOLUTION INTRODUCED IN THE
UNITED STATES CONGRESS


7/17/2003   Media Advisory

7/16/2003   INTERNET TIMELINE OF THE ITALIAN AMERICAN
EXPERIENCE NOW AVAILABLE AT WWW.
NIAF.ORG/MILESTONES

** Over 100 Entries from 1492 through the Present**


7/10/2003   80 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ATTEND NIAF EDUCATIONALWORKSHOPS IN
NEW YORK CITY & WASHINGTON, DC
** National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Students To Leaders Program**


7/1/2003   NIAF CULTURAL TRAVEL PROGRAM REVISITS ITALY'S
"TREASURED CITIES OF CAMPANIA"
* Weekly Departures in October, November 2003 & February through May 2004 *


7/1/2003   ACADEMY AWARD ACTOR ROBERTO BENIGNI
TO BE HONORED AT
ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA IN WASHINGTON, DC


6/25/2003   Three Italian American Organizations Join Forces
To initiate Italian Language Advanced Placement (AP) Program

** NIAF,OSIA and UNICO PLEDGE SUPPORT**


6/23/2003   FIRST SUMMIT ON SOCCER, ATHLETICS &
LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE
** NIAF to Sponsor Summit in Avellino, Italy **


6/10/2003   THE NIAF SPONSORED 80 STUDENT EXCHANGES
TO CALABRIA, ITALY


6/9/2003   “FESTIVAL dei DUE MONDI” CELEBRATES ITS 46th ANNIVERSARY THIS SUMMER IN SPOLETO, ITALY

6/3/2003   NIAF TO HOST BUSINESS CONFERENCE &
GALA IN BERGAMO, ITALY


6/3/2003   Media Advisory

6/1/2003   Media Advisory

4/30/2003   UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN & WISITALIA JOIN FORCES TO BRING ITALIAN LANGUAGE TO MILWAUKEE AREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

4/16/2003   NEW HAVEN ATTORNEY AND NIAF AREA COORDINATOR ROY DE BARBIERI ADDRESSED UNICO LEADERSHIP

4/15/2003   ACTRESS LINDA DANO and BROADWAY STAR PATTI LUPONE TO PRESENT NIAF SCHOLARSHIPS AT
EAST COAST GALA IN NYC


4/9/2003   NIAF PARTNERS WITH THE WASHINGTON POST AND THE EMBASSY OF ITALY TO OFFER SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS TO ITALY FOR SCHOOL PRINCIPALS AND SUPERVISORS

4/4/2003   Media Advisory

4/3/2003   FINANCIAL LEADERS TO BE HONORED
AT NIAF EAST COAST GALA


4/2/2003   NIAF REVS UP FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL CLASSIC
VESPA SHOW PREMIERE PARTY


4/1/2003   Media Advisory

4/1/2003   HECHT’S EXECUTIVE NANCY CHISTOLINI JOINS
THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS


3/31/2003   BUSINESS EXECUTIVE VINCENT VIOLA JOINS THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

3/27/2003   FORMER U.S. CONGRESSMAN JOHN LAFALCE
ELECTED TO THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN
FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS


3/26/2003   NIAF BOARD MEMBER MARIO MIRABELLI
ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE JOHN R. MOTT
SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION


3/26/2003   CORPORATE LEADER RICK CARUSO JOINS
THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS


3/20/2003   TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY EXECUTIVE PAUL CHIAPPARONE JOINS THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

3/20/2003   FERRY KING ARTHUR IMPERATORE SR. JOINS THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION
BOARD OF DIRECTORS


3/18/2003   NIAF NETWORKS WITH MEDIA
IN NEW YORK CITY


3/18/2003   NIAF BOARD MEMBERS TO ADDRESS U.S. &
ITALY WINERIES AT CONVENTION IN ITALY


3/10/2003   Media Advisory

2/28/2003   NIAF SPONSORS ITALIAN TEACHER
OF THE YEAR AWARD


2/28/2003   NIAF NETWORKS WITH THE MEDIA
IN THE NATION’S CAPITAL


2/12/2003   NIAF TO AWARD $20,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS
FOR YOUTH TO ATTEND ITALIAN LANGUAGE
IMMERSION CAMP THIS SUMMER


2/10/2003   NIAF RECOGNIZES JOHN BASILONE DAY

2/3/2003   LEADING ITALIAN AMERICAN ORGS TO HOLD TEACHER TRAINING SESSION ON STEREOTYPING AT RENBROOK SCHOOL IN WEST HARTFORD, CT

2/3/2003   NIAF Networks with Media in Miami Beach

1/28/2003   OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON CRIME
MIMICKING ‘SOPRANOS’ EPISODE


1/28/2003   NEW ITALIAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION CAMP
IN THE U.S. NOW AVAILABLE


1/24/2003   29 ITALIAN AMERICANS SERVE IN THE
108th U.S. CONGRESS


1/24/2003   U.S. REPS. OBERSTAR & MICA TO SERVE AS CO-DEANS
OF ITALIAN AMERICAN DELEGATION IN THE 108th
U.S. CONGRESS


1/24/2003   OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE DEATH
OF GIOVANNI AGNELLI


1/1/2003   THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR 2003



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