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Contact:   Elissa Ruffino (NIAF) 202/939-3106 or

SPONSOR: The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)

WHAT: An open bar, dinner and dancing are part of the evening’s entertainment. The event will feature music by Grammy Award-Winning Vocalist Steve Tyrell.

WHERE: The International Ballroom
The Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.

WHEN: Friday, October 12, 2012
8 p.m. to midnight

COST: $90 per person (includes dinner and open bar)

DRESS: Cocktail attire

RSVP: To purchase tickets, contact Xavier Atizol at, 202-939-3100.

Back by popular demand, the Foundation’s Friday evening extravaganza is part of NIAF’s 37th Anniversary Gala Weekend. For a complete list of events and activities, visit

Grammy Award-winning vocalist, Steve Tyrell has achieved great success as artist, producer, songwriter, music supervisor and performer. Tyrell reinvented popular classics for a modern-day audience. He has sold hundreds of thousands of albums and has gained a following all over the world. Let’s not forget his breakthrough performances in “Father of the Bride,” and “Father of the Bride II.”

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the heritage and culture of Americans of Italian descent.

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