Mike Piazza to light the empire state building in red, white and green to celebrate the National Italian American Foundation’s mission and educational programs

Jun 02, 2014 1175

WHO: Mike Piazza, New York Mets Great and 12-Time MLB All-Star

WHAT: Mike Piazza will flip the switch and light the Empire State Building the colors of the Italian flag on Tuesday, June 3, on behalf of NIAF in a special ceremony to celebrate The National Italian American Foundation's mission and educational programs across the country.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Media Check-in: 10:30 a.m.
Lighting Ceremony: 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Empire State Building Lobby
350 Fifth Ave., between 33rd and 34th streets

DETAILS: To celebrate NIAF's mission and educational programs across the United States, the Foundation is also hosting a reception at the Rooftop Garden of 230 Fifth in New York City at 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on June 3, 2014. NIAF's leadership, including Chairman Joseph Del Raso and President John M. Viola, will join the Foundation's regional vice presidents in New York, Nicholas R. Caiazzo and Susan Paolercio, its committee, as well as business and community leaders.

Michael Gargiulo, Emmy-award winning journalist and co-anchor of NBC 4 New York's "Today in New York," will serve as this year's master of ceremonies. The evening reception is an opportunity to learn more about NIAF's programs and events meet its leadership and network.

CONTACTS: For Empire State Building
Luka Dukich, Luka.Dukich@matter-inc.com, 212-729-2125

For NIAF (Media)
Elissa Ruffino, Elissa@niaf.org, 202-939-3106

Source: NIAF

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