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This edition: Spring Galas! NOIAW 35th Anniversary Gala/NIAF New York Gala

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 25, 2016.

First aired: May 25, 2016.

It’s gala season in Italian America! This episode of ITALICS takes us to The St. Regis New York and Cipriani 42nd Street, for NOIAW – the National Organization of Italian American Women’s 35th Anniversary Gala, and NIAF – the National Italian American Foundation’s 2016 New York Gala. Lucia Grillo talks with NOIAW honorees Alisyn Camerota - CNN Anchor and “New Day” co-host - and Jeanne Mariani Sullivan - founding principal of Starvest Partners - and others at the St. Regis. Then, she steps on the red carpet at Cipriani 42nd Street to talk with NIAF honoree Mike Piazza – slated to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in July – and more!

Guest List

Stefano Albertini Director, Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, New York University

Ken Aspromonte Former Manager, Major League Baseball

Michael Badalucco Actor

Alisyn Camerota Anchor & Co-host, CNN/"New Day"

Luigi P. "Lou" Carnesecca Former Basketball Coach, St. John’s University

Mrs. Matilda Raffa Cuomo Founding Member & Dist. Board Member, National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) & Mentoring USA

Hon. Francesco Genuardi Consul Gen of Italy/New York, Italian Consulate in New York

Michael J. Inserra EY, Americas VC

Jeanne Mariani Sullivan Fdr/StarVest Partners

Mary Ann Mattone Board & Secretary, NOIAW

Joseph M. Mattone, Sr. Chairman & CEO, The Mattone Group

Mike Piazza Former Catcher, Major League Baseball

Dr. Aileen Riotto-Sirey Founding Member & Chair Emerita, National Organization of Italian American Women

Maria Tamburri Chair, NOIAW

John Viola President & Chief Operating Officer, National Italian American Foundation

Maria T. Vullo Treasurer, National Organization of Italian American Women

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