Sempre Avanti: Celebrating Italian Heritage Month with The Center

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Fifteen Annual Gala Honoring the La Sala Family, Linda Lordi Cavanaugh, and Joseph Alessi.

The Center for Italian and Italian-American Culture, Inc. is pleased to announce its annual black tie gala honoring three accomplished members of the Italian-American community.

The glamorous event, also celebrating October as “Italian Culture and Heritage Month”, will be held on Friday, October 21, 2005 at The Villa at Mountain Lakes, 90 Route 46 East, Mountain Lakes (NJ). Cocktails begin at 7:00 P.M. followed by dinner and dancing at 8:00 P.M.

The “Family of the Year” Award will be presented to the La Sala Family. The “Woman of the Year” will be Linda Lordi Cavanaugh, and the “Man of the Year 2005” title will be awarded to Joseph H. Alessi, for his lifetime commitment to the promotion and celebration of the Italian and Sicilian Heritage.

The Center Gala is one of the most elegant events of the year for the Italian community; it is also a special opportunity to explore the significant contribution of Italian-Americans to society. More than 2 million residents in the State of New Jersey are of Italian descent.

The Center for Italian and Italian-American Culture, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and fostering the language, culture and traditions of Italians and Italian-Americans. The Center has offered unique quality educational and cultural events in New Jersey for over 15 years. Tickets for the Gala are $250 per person. For sponsorship information, tax-deductible monetary contribution, or to place an ad/congratulatory message in the Gala’s Ad Journal, please contact The Center at 973 571-1995, or Daniela Puglielli at 908 212 7846.


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