FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Elissa Ruffino (NIAF) 202/939-3106 or firstname.lastname@example.org
:: MEDIA ADVISORY ::
|EVENT:||Celebrating Italian American Heritage Month with Free Language Classes in the Metro DC Area|
|Sponsor:||The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)|
|When:||Mondays in October beginning October 6th|
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
|Where:||Italian Cultural Society|
4433 South Park Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD
|Media Contact:||Elissa Ruffino, (NIAF) 202/939-3106 or email@example.com|
|Program Contact:||Serena Cantoni, 202/939-3111 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), the premier ethnic organization for Italian Americans, is hosting a series of four free beginner Italian classes at the Italian Cultural Society in Friendship Heights, Md. To reserve, call 1/800-989-NIAF ext. 160.
The language classes are free and open to the public.
The year 2003 marks the 27th anniversary of the designation of October as Italian American Heritage Month by the President. The proclamation was made in 1976 by President Jimmy Carter.
According to the United States Census 2000, Washington DC has a population of 11,691 Italian Americans or 1.9 percent of the population.