Third Annual Chairman’s Golf Invitational Hosted By Jerry Colangelo


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

SPONSOR: The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF)

WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 2013
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Shotgun start: 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Wigwam Golf Resort
300 East Wigwam Blvd.
Litchfield Park, Arizona 85340

Join Jerry Colangelo, National Italian American Foundation Chairman, on Saturday, March 16, 2013, for the Third Annual Chairman’s Golf Invitational. Colangelo will be joined by local business executives and sports celebrities at the Wigwam Golf Resort.

With a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m., the tournament will include 18 holes of golf, a continental breakfast, lunch on the patio, and special gifts and giveaways. Registration is $500 per person. To register your foursome online, visit

Back by popular demand, NIAF will again sponsor a hole on the course. Golfers can pick up goodie bags of Italian treats as well as signup for a special raffle.

Several sponsorships packages are available for $2,500 (Standard), $5,000 (Premium), or $10,000 (Title). Acknowledgement of your sponsorship will be included in numerous publications online and in Ambassador magazine, the Foundation’s official publication.

The evening before, Sinatra Stylist Sebastian Anzaldo and his six-piece band will entertain guests at this year’s special performance at the Wigwam. A cocktail reception will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a buffet-style Italian dinner at 7:30 p.m., and show at 9 p.m. Tickets: $95 per person. To purchase tickets for March 15, 2013, contact Deb Cooper at 602-224-2302 or

For Golf Invitational questions, contact Jerry Jones at or 202- 939-3102. Media to cover the tournament or evening event, please contact Elissa Ruffino at or 202-939-3106.

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., dedicated to preserving the heritage of Italian Americans. Visit