25th Anniversary of the National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala

Feb 07, 2013 986

Join the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) on Thursday, May 23, 2013, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. The signature Washington event returns to the elegant National Building Museum to honor Sergio Marchionne, General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), Robert F. Corrao, and Gary Sinise.

We will be joined by Master of Ceremonies Joe Mantegna and Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, along with past honorees and many other special guests. In addition to our headline honorees, the SIF's national scholarship recipients -- chosen through a highly rigorous and competitive process -- will be showcased. The SIF will also carry on its tradition of paying tribute to our nation's military personnel.

The NELA Gala is the SIF's most important fund-raising and public affairs event, highlighting the foundation's commitment to educational excellence, leadership and the betterment of society. To date, the NELA Gala has helped the SIF raise nearly $125 million for education, medical research, disaster relief, cultural preservation, and other special projects, with more than $51 million in scholarships awarded.

View the links below for more information about this very special celebration, brought to you by the Sons of Italy Foundation.

Read a special letter from Foundation CEO Philip R. Piccigallo
Honorees & Special Guests | Sponsorships & Tickets | More Information

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