Latest National Italian American Foundation Stories

2011-05-10 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hollywood stars, a Dodgers legend, a former public affairs icon and one of the nation's top trial lawyers are coming out to shine at NIAF's West Coast Gala. During the black-tie dinner, a live auction showcase will offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience -- lunch with Grammy nominated songwriter and former American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi and three of your closest friends in Los Angeles. Visit www.niaf.org/bid for more details. The NIAF...

2010-10-23 16:23:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiat 500 Prima Edizione auctioned for $69,000 Proceeds to benefit the National Italian American Foundation's education and scholarship program A total of 500 Prima Edizione vehicles will be sold in the United States Fiat North America auctioned off a limited edition Fiat 500, the Fiat Cinquecento 'Prima Edizione,' at the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) 35th Anniversary Gala. The vehicle generated $69,000 and proceeds from the auction...

2010-09-27 14:00:00

*CNN President Jim Walton to Present Award to Uva* **E! News Anchor Giuliana DePandi Rancic to Emcee NIAF Gala** WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joe Uva, President and CEO of Univision Communications, Inc., will be honored at the National Italian American Foundation's (NIAF) 35th Anniversary Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. Uva will receive the NIAF One America Award on October 23, 2010 at the Washington Hilton. The black-tie event begins with a 6 p.m. reception followed by...

2009-12-04 12:21:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National has been joined by many Italian American organizations, including Order of the Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) and the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) -- which are among the nation's largest Italian American organizations -- in calling upon MTV to pull the plug on its new series "Jersey Shore" that features ethnic slurs, violence and poor behavior to marginalize and stereotype Italian Americans. After viewing the debut of...

2009-08-12 18:22:00

MARINA DEL RAY, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Merkin, President and CEO of Heritage Provider Network is pleased to welcome Italian students from the University of L'Aquila by assisting them with one year scholarships to continue their education while their school is being rebuilt after the devastating April 5th earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy. Twenty-four Italian students who were displaced by the earthquake in L'Aquila, Italy, including the student body president of the...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.