July 2011

Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian

July 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Coccia Foundation and Mr. Lawrence R. Inserra, Jr., have established an annual prize to honor an outstanding teacher of Italian at the K-12 level.  The recipient of the national Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12) will receive $2000 for his/her school, to be used to advance its Italian language and culture curriculum. A […]

National Italian American Foundation Graduates to Leaders Workshop

July 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

NIAF Graduates to Leaders (G2L) Saturday, October 15, 2011 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey NIAF is offering a Graduates to Leaders Workshop that focuses on professional leadership skills. The workshop will take place at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. The  Program will examine the success of Italian Americans’ in the legal profession as well as outline how leadership […]

Joseph J. Plumeri to be Grand Marshal of the 67th Annual NYC Columbus Day Parade

July 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Philanthropist and Business Executive to Lead 35,000 Marchers In World’s Largest Celebration of Italian American Culture and Heritage October 10, 2011 on Fifth Avenue, Starting at 11:30 AM Philanthropist and business leader Joseph Plumeri, Chairman and CEO of Willis Group Holdings, will be the Grand Marshal of the 2011 Columbus Day Parade in New York City, Frank Fusaro, President of […]

What Congress owes Italy and Constantino Brumidi: Recognition!

July 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Joe Grano, Chair of The Constantino Brumidi Society wants Congress to hold a Gold Medal ceremony for Constantio Brumidi – Seeks your help SUMMARY 1. Ask Speaker John Boehner to hold a Gold Medal Ceremony in the Rotunda for Constantino Brumidi, this fall. (202.225.0600) 2. Ask Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. to introduce a resolution in Congress to recognize the 150th […]