Archive for May, 2014

Sec Kerry Statement on Occasion of Italy’s Republic Day on June 2

Sec Kerry Statement on Occasion of Italy’s Republic Day on June 2

| May 31, 2014

On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I send warmest wishes to the people of Italy as you celebrate Republic Day on June 2. I have always felt a very special, personal connection to Italy and its people, dating back to my travels in Italy as a young college student. That bond has […]

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NIAF Hosts Second Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Bash

NIAF Hosts Second Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Bash

| May 31, 2014

On May 29, 2014, the National Italian American Foundation hosted its 2nd Annual Congressional Bocce Ball Bash on the rooftop of the Offices of Venable LLP, in Washington, DC. We watched U.S. Congressmen Bill Pascrell and Pat Tiberi, pitted against Italian Chamber of Deputies Representative Fucsia Nissoli, and NIAF’s President John Viola.  Among the guest players Italian Ambassador […]

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Honoring  the memory of American Law Enforcement Officers – National Police Week, May 11-17

Honoring the memory of American Law Enforcement Officers – National Police Week, May 11-17

| May 18, 2014

Thousands of law enforcement officers, their families and friends, honored their fallen heroes during the annual National Police Week observances in Washington, D.C.   Most of the events  were held around the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and included the arrival on May 12 of thousands of officers on bicycles who traveled hundreds of miles to […]

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