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Date   2005 Release Titles
 
12/13/2005   MARKETING ENTREPRENEUR JOHN DEPASQUALE JOINS THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

12/12/2005   FREE ONLINE DUAL CITIZENSHIP RESOURCE AVAILABLE
Visit


11/29/2005   NIAF PARTNERS WITH CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FOUNDATION TO ENCOURAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL TEAMS TO SOLVE COMMUNITY PROBLEMS

11/22/2005   CULTURAL STUDENT EXCHANGES TO ITALY IN 2006 AVAILABLE THROUGH THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION

**NIAF All-Expenses-Paid Gift of Discovery Program**


11/15/2005   THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION REACTS TO ETHNIC STEREOTYPING OF JUDGE ALITO WITH OPEN LETTER IN THE NEW YORK TIMES

11/15/2005   Stop Ethnic-Bashing

11/10/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY: Tommy Lasorda to Address Public Policy Lecture Series

11/8/2005   ANDREA BOCELLI CONCERTS IN NEW YORK CITY, LONG ISLAND AND WASHINGTON, D.C.
NIAF Private Receptions at Madison Square Garden & MCI Center


10/31/2005   OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF SAMUEL A. ALITO, Jr. TO THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

10/31/2005   National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Statement

10/24/2005   CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF AND INDUSTRY TITANS HONORED AT NIAF GALA IN NATIONíS CAPITAL

10/17/2005   Pace Salutes U.S. Troops At NIAF Gala

10/10/2005   ITALIAN WINE & FOOD DEMONSTRATIONS DURING NIAF CONVENTION WEEKEND IN WASHINGTON, DC
* Italyís Region of Piedmont to Host Wine Tasting and Food Showcase*


10/10/2005   NIAF TO HOST NINTH ANNUAL YOUTH GALA IN WASHINGTON, DC
*Celebrity Appearances at Gala Dinner, Networking, Conferences*


10/7/2005   NIAF C0-SPONSORS ITALIAN FILM FEST DURING GALA CONVENTION WEEKEND IN NATIONíS CAPITAL

10/5/2005   CELEBRITIES TO ATTEND LARGEST ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA IN NATIONíS CAPITAL
**Tony Danza to Emcee NIAF Gala**


10/3/2005   CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF TO BE HONORED AT ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA IN NATIONíS CAPITAL

9/30/2005   ITALYíS MINISTER OF COMMUNICATIONS TO ADDRESS NATIONíS LARGEST GALA IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
***Honorable Mario Landolfi to attend NIAF Gala***


9/30/2005   INTERNET TRAVEL EXECUTIVE MICHELLE PELUSO TO BE HONORED AT LARGEST ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA

9/30/2005   INDUSTRY LEADERS TO BE HONORED AT GALA IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
**Intel, Travelocity and Universal Forest Products Chairs**


9/29/2005   98.7WFMT Celebrates Luciano Pavarotti's 70th Birthday with a special two-hour profile to air October 12

9/28/2005   NIAF PRESENTS TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD AT ANNUAL CONVENTION WEEKEND IN NATIONíS CAPITAL

** Florida Educator Maryclaire Curmaci-Singer to Receive Award**


9/27/2005   TECHNOLOGY EXECUTIVE PAUL OTELLINI TO BE HONORED AT ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA IN WASHINGTON, DC

9/26/2005   U.S. AMBASSADOR & BUSINESS EXECUTIVE PETER SECCHIA TO BE HONORED AT ITALIAN AMERICAN GALA IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

9/16/2005   NIAF CELEBRATES ITALIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH
Free Italian Language Classes in Boston, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Diego and St. Louis


9/14/2005   Media Advisory: NIAF 2005 GALA CONVENTION CONFERENCES

9/12/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY: NIAF 30th Anniversary Awards Gala

9/8/2005   HECHTíS EXECUTIVE NANCY CHISTOLINI NAMED NIAF REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT FOR THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION

9/6/2005   NIAF FOUNDER JENO PAULUCCI SENDS AID TO HURRICANE KATRINA SURVIVORS

9/6/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY: LA FESTA DI COLORI E GIARDINI

8/11/2005   NIAF & THE HISTORY CHANNELģ OFFER GRAND-PRIZE TRIPS TO ROME
* Rome: Engineering An Empire premieres September 5 at 9 p.m. 8/c*


8/10/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY: NIAF 30TH ANNIVERSARY AWARDS GALA

8/5/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY: NIAF SALUTES GOVERNOR JOE MANCHIN III

8/4/2005   SEND FLOWERS TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY IN ITALY VIA NIAF WEBSITE

**Visit


7/21/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY: NIAF 30th Anniversary Awards Gala

7/19/2005   ITALIAN AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN SPONSORS NIAF TRAVEL GRANT FOR ITALIAN STUDENT TO STUDY IN U.S.
**Joseph Vecchio Supports Cultural Exchange**


7/15/2005   NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN, GREEK AMERICAN GROUPS COMMEND CONGRESS FOR INITIATIVE TO HONOR CONSTANTINO BRUMIDI
** NIAF and AHEPA Co-Sponsor Reception in U.S. Capitol**


7/12/2005   30 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO ATTEND PUBLIC POLICY AND GOVERNMENT WORKSHOPS IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
** National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Students to Leaders Program**


7/11/2005   NIAF CULTURAL TRAVEL PROGRAM TO ITALY ďDISCOVERING THE CRADLE OF ART AND CIVILIZATIONĒ
*Weekly Departures in Sept., Oct., Nov. 2005 & Feb. to June 2006 *


7/6/2005   Media Advisory: Superball Invitational Western Classic

6/28/2005   JAMES TOGNONI OF ST. LOUIS NAMED NIAF AREA COORDINATOR IN MISSOURI

6/23/2005   FORMER MCDONALDíS CEO ED RENSI JOINS NIAF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

6/22/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY: Youth Retreat

6/16/2005   NIAF SPONSORS TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD

6/16/2005   NIAF TO AWARD $20,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YOUTH TO ATTEND ITALIAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION CAMP THIS SUMMER
** $10,000 Cultural Grant Awarded To Concordia Language Villages**


6/15/2005   MEDIACOM COMMUNICATIONS CEO ROCCO COMMISSO JOINS NIAF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

6/14/2005   MARKETING ENTREPRENEUR JOHN DEPASQUALE JOINS THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

6/13/2005   OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF RONALD SPOGLI TO BE THE U.S. AMBASSADOR TO ITALY

6/13/2005   NIAF SPONSORED 80 STUDENT EXCHANGES TO THE REGIONS OF TUSCANY AND LIGURIA IN ITALY

5/16/2005   GRADUATE LAW STUDENTS MEET WITH LEADING LAWYERS AND JURISTS IN NATIONíS CAPITAL
** National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Sponsors Program **


5/11/2005   Official Statement on the Death of Peter Wallace Rodino, Jr.

5/10/2005   COMMUNICATIONS STUDENTS TO MEET WITH TOP MEDIA PROFESSIONALS IN NYC
** National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Sponsors Program **


5/4/2005   OHIO EDUCATOR MARY LOU CASANTA TO PROVIDE GREATER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES FOR REGIONAL STUDENTS AS NIAF AREA COORDINATOR

5/3/2005   LUCA CORDERO DI MONTEZEMOLO, PRESIDENTE DI FIAT E CONFINDUSTRIA, VERRAí PREMIATO AL GALA DELLA NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION A ROMA

5/2/2005   LUCA CORDERO DI MONTEZEMOLO TO BE HONORED AT NIAF GALA IN ROME, ITALY
* Montezemolo to Receive NIAF US/Italy Friendship Award *


5/2/2005   U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA AND ABA PRESIDENT-ELECT MICHAEL GRECO TO ADDRESS INTERNATIONAL LEGAL CONFERENCE IN ITALY

4/29/2005   JERRY COLANGELO CHAIR AND CEO OF THE PHOENIX SUNS TO HEAD U.S. BASKETBALL TEAM

4/26/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY: NIAF ROME 2005 GALA DINNER

4/25/2005   ITALIAN AMERICAN NOMINATED BY PRESIDENT BUSH TO LEAD JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF
** Marine General Peter Pace to be next Chairman**


4/22/2005   LA NIAF ANNUNCIA IL CONCORSO DI DESIGN PER IL NUOVO PREMIO DEL 30 ANNIVERSARIO GALA

4/22/2005   NIAF ANNOUNCES DESIGN CONTEST FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY GALA AWARDS

4/21/2005   LA NIAF PRESENTA LA CONFERENZA GIURIDICA INTERNAZIONALE E GALA IN ITALIA

4/19/2005   OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE ELECTION OF POPE BENEDICT XVI

4/19/2005   Media Advisory

4/11/2005   EMMY AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS SUSAN LUCCI AND FAMED ACTOR DENNIS FARINA TO PRESENT NIAF SCHOLARSHIPS AT EAST COAST GALA IN NYC

4/11/2005   NIAF TO HOST INTERNATIONAL LEGAL CONFERENCE & GALA IN ITALY
**US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is the Keynote Speaker**
*FIAT Chair Luca di Montezemolo to be honored at Gala*


4/11/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY

4/4/2005   OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF POPE JOHN PAUL ll

3/30/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY

3/30/2005   JOHN PODESTA TO SPEAK AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
**NIAF LAUNCHES PUBLIC POLICY LECTURE SERIES IN NYC**


3/28/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY

3/23/2005   NEW VICE CHAIRMEN ELECTED TO NIAF BOARD
*Joseph R. Cerrell, Jerry Colangelo, and Vincent Viola Elected*


3/23/2005   BAUSCH & LOMB CEO RONALD ZARRELLA JOINS THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

3/23/2005   LUCIO CAPUTO JOINS NIAF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

3/23/2005   NYC Media Networking

3/18/2005   ACTOR STANLEY TUCCI HEADS LIST OF HONOREES AT NIAF EAST COAST GALA IN NYC
**Emmy Award-winning actress Susan Lucci to Join Honorees**


3/16/2005   THE WILLIS GROUP CEO JOSEPH PLUMERI JOINS THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

3/15/2005   NEW NIAF LEADERSHIP ELECTED

3/15/2005   NIAF VICE CHAIR ELECTED CHAIRMAN
** Dr. A. Kenneth Ciongoli to Lead NIAF Board of Directors**


3/15/2005   NYC BUSINESS EXECUTIVE SALVATORE ZIZZA ELECTED NIAF PRESIDENT

3/15/2005   CHAIRMAN OF EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT CORP AMBASSADOR GARGANO JOINS NIAF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

3/15/2005   AMERITRADE CEO JOSEPH MOGLIA JOINS THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

3/9/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY

3/9/2005   2005 NIAF East Coast Gala - Media Advisory

3/2/2005   MEDIA ADVISORY - Cenacoli Mariani 2nd Annual Gala and Silent Auction

2/28/2005   NIAF Media Networking in San Francisco

2/28/2005   NIAF Networks in Los Angeles

2/28/2005   NIAF Networks with Media in Phoenix

2/8/2005   NIAF NY GRANT RECIPIENTS BRING MOVIES AND MUSIC TO LONG ISLAND

2/8/2005   NIAF CELEBRATES ITALIAN AMERICAN FILMMAKERS AT LONG ISLAND MOVIE EVENT
** New Documentary Beyond Wiseguys Executive Produced by John Turturro**


2/3/2005   NIAF Networks with Media in Chicago

1/19/2005   U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA TO KEYNOTE AT INTERNATIONAL LEGAL CONFERENCE IN ITALY

1/18/2005   SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN FOUNDATION
*Visit www.niaf.org/scholarships to Apply*




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