June 2012

National Italian American Foundation Honors Entrepreneurs and Others at San Francisco Gala

June 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

 (Washington, D.C. – June 22, 2012)  Silicon Valley leaders ClearStreet’s Kim Polese and CREAGRI Inc.’s Roberto Crea, Ph.D., joined Recology’s John A. Legnitto, Snaidero USA’sAnna Paolo Snaidero and authors Aili and Andres McConnon as honorees at the National Italian American Foundation’s (NIAF) West Coast Gala on June 21, 2012. The evening began with a cocktail reception in the Fountain and Crystal Room followed by dinner in the Venetian Room […]

Etruscan black-figure kalpis to be returned to Italy

June 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

CLEVELAND – A rare Etruscan black-figure kalpis, which has been traced back to 510 B.C., can now be returned to the government of Italy following an agreement between the United States and the Toledo, Ohio, Museum of Art, federal officials announced today. The kalpis, a ceramic vessel used in ancient times for holding water, depicts a mythological scene of pirates […]

National Italian American Foundation honoring Italian Americans pioneers

June 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) West Coast Gala, honoring Italian Americans making positive changes in their fields, takes place on June 21, 2012, at The Fairmont San Francisco Hotel in San Francisco. The evening’s honorees include: Roberto Crea, Ph.D., chief executive officer, founder, and president of CREAGRI Inc., NIAF Special Achievement Award in Biotechnology (Science and Medicine). John A. […]

Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero Remarks at Italian Embassy Reception on the Occasion of Italian National Day

June 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Excellencies, Secretary Sebelius, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Embassy of Italy. Today we celebrate Italy’s National Day and the 66th anniversary of the Republic: it is always a joyful and meaningful event. However, this year the celebration is tinged with a more somber note. You may have noted, as you entered the premises of the Chancery, that […]

Messaggio dell’Ambasciatore d’Italia Claudio Bisogniero ai Connazionali in Occasione del 2 Giugno 2012

June 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

04/06/2012 – Cari connazionali, sono felice di celebrare con voi questo 2 giugno 2012, il mio primo come Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti. Permettemi pero’ di dire subito che sebbene questo giorno sia sempre una festa per il nostro Paese, quest’anno ci troviamo a celebrarlo in modo piu sobrio e con il dolore nel cuore a causa del forte terremoto […]