The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will host its annual New York Gala 2019 at Cipriani 42nd Street

Mar 08, 2019 447

BY: Andrea Bartlett

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception 7:30 p.m. Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street, 110 East 42nd Street, New York, NY. This distinguished event, held at this world-famous, historical, New York City venue will highlight the very best in Italian food, beverage and cultural experiences – along with celebrate some of the most notable and impactful luminaries of the Italian American community.

NIAF is the largest and most faithful representative of over 25 million Italian Americans living in the United States. The two most important objectives that the NIAF aims are to ensure that Italian Americans continue to keep alive and present the rich heritage of their values and cultural traditions, and to make sure that the Italian American community preserves and remembers the great contribution Italians have made to the history and progress of the United States.

Arrivals for the Gala begin at 6:30 pm. Attendees will move into the principal hall at 7:30 pm for Dinner and the Awards Program, featuring entertainment by NIAF Celebrity Ambassador, Joe Piscopo. Attire for the evening is Cocktail. Tickets: $500 (Gold Ticket); $1,000 (Platinum Ticket). Gala Tables and Sponsorships are available through the organization by visiting:

NIAF’s New York Gala is chaired by Gerard S. LaRocca, a member of NIAF’s Board of Directors and chief administrative officer, Americas, Barclays Capital. Proceeds from NIAF’s New York Gala will benefit the Foundation’s philanthropic and educational programs.


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