Puglia Center of America Plans Awards Event March 13 in NYC

News from the Puglia Center of America:

The Puglia Center of America is proud to announce the fourth edition of the Puglia’s Italy Award of Excellence in America, which will take place at the Etcetera Etcetera Restaurant in New York City on March 13, 2014, from 7 to 9 P.M.

As our tradition has established itself already, the Puglia Center of America Award recognizes the outstanding contribution and remarkable achievements of personalities born or raised in, or descending from, the sunniest region of Italy ‒ Puglia. This year we are proud to announce our winners:

Professor Anthony Tamburri, dean of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

Ornella Fado, creator, author and TV hostess of “Brindiamo!”

Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello, director of the Office of Parish Giving and vicar for development of the Diocese of Brooklyn

Tickets for the awards event are $50. A special dinner with recipes from the Region of Puglia will follow the event from 9 to 11 P.M. (cost is $100).

By mail: Send a check payable to:
Puglia Center of America
244 Fifth Ave., Suite L-283
New York, NY 10001

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For information, please call 212-726-2547 or send an email to pugliacenterofamerica@gmail.com.

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