Il Circolo 38th Anniversary Gala - Viva La Cultura Italiana!
Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
This year, Il Circolo, The Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches, will honor Joseph V. Del Raso, Esq. as Man-of-the-Year at their annual gala. The prestigious designation is awarded annually to an individual who promotes Italian culture through special accomplishments and outstanding qualities, civic affiliations and associations, and through their education and expertise.
Mr. Del Raso was elected last year as chairman of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), based in Washington, D.C., a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes Italian American culture and heritage. He is a partner at Pepper Hamilton LLP where he heads the firm’s Investment Management Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in securities, with a special emphasis on matters arising under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the related Investment Advisers Act of 1940. He has twice testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee regarding regulations pertaining to corporate finance. He has been awarded many honors, including being conferred honorary knighthood by the Republic of Italy in 2005 and being appointed to the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships in 2007. (Full bio: http://bit.ly/1kbDe4L )
Gala co-chairpersons Albert B. Maggio, Esq. and Dolly Duke-Maggio, along with honorary chairman, Arthur J. Furia, Esq. will present the award to Mr. Del Raso at the gala. Musical entertainment will include The Gino De Marco Orchestra, Lou Galterio, singing the Italian and American National Anthems, and a special performance by Roberto Iarussi.
Additional Suggested Donation Levels & Privileges
$10,000 - da Vinci (Includes 8 Gala Tickets)
$7,000 - Michelangelo (Includes 6 Gala Tickets)
$5,000 - Botticelli (Includes 4 Gala Ticets)
$3,000 - Raphael (Includes 2 Gala Tickets)
$1,000 - Titian (Includes Full-Page Ad In Program)
If you wish to make an additional donation, or become a sponsor for this event, please e-mail gala co-chairs Dolly & Albert Maggio at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561.922.3836.
When & Where
Il Circolo - The Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches
Il Circolo preserves and promotes Italian culture through art, education, and music.