The NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION

Media Advisory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Elissa Ruffino (NIAF) 202/939-3106 or elissa@niaf.org


MEDIA ADVISORY 

EVENT:         NIAF EAST COAST AWARDS GALA

SPONSOR:    The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)

WHEN:         Wednesday evening, April 23, 2003
6:00 PM Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 PM Dinner

WHERE:       The Regent Wall Street
55 Wall Street
New York, NY (212/699-5688)

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is hosting its annual East Coast gala in New York City, to benefit the NIAF’s scholarship and education programs.

The NIAF will salute the following prominent industry leaders for their outstanding leadership in the business community:

  • Anthony J. Corso, Sr. (posthumously)
  • Salvatore Sodano, chairman & CEO of the American Stock Exchange
  • Vincent Viola, chairman of NYMEX Holdings Inc. and chairman & CEO of the New York Mercantile Exchange

The gala awards dinner is chaired by Dick Grasso, NYSE chairman and CEO and NIAF vice chairman, and co-chaired by Christina Johnson, Saks Fifth Avenue president & CEO, and NIAF regional vice president for the Greater New York.

Maria BartiromoCNBC anchor, will serve as master of ceremonies. Some of our NIAF celebrity friends will join us at the event to present scholarships.

Dinner tickets start at $250.00 per person. Attire: Business. To purchase, contact, Bonni Cellini at 202/939-3114 or bonni@niaf.org

Read more about the NIAF East Coast Gala and download a registration form today!