2018 Annual Gala Ball • Spirit of Achievement Award Presentation

Sandra Zagari Forosisky & Robert Penza
were honored at this year’s 31st Annual Italian Cultural Foundation Gala Ball

Every year the Italian Cultural Foundation hosts a Gala Ball where it presents the Spirit of Achievement Award to honor members of the community. The gala ball is held in October at The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course.

The 31th annual gala ball was held on Saturday, October 20, 2018, 6:30 pm, at The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course.

Gala Ball 2017

Every year the Italian Cultural Foundation hosts a Gala Ball where it presents the Spirit of Achievement Award to honor members of the community. The gala ball is held in October at The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course.

The 30th annual gala ball was held on Saturday, October 21, 2017, 6:30 pm, at The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course. This year’s honorees for the Spirit of Achievement Award are Antoinette James Geraci and Vincent Marolda.

Gala Ball 2016

Every year the Italian Cultural Foundation hosts a Gala Ball where it presents the Spirit of Achievement Award to honor members of the community. The gala ball is held in October at The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course.

The 29th annual gala ball was held on Saturday, October 22, 2016, 6:30 pm, at The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course. This year’s honorees for the Spirit of Achievement Award are Antoinette Riccobene Finizio and David Schad, CPA.

Gala Ball 2015

The 28th annual gala ball was held on Saturday, October 24, 2015, 6:30 pm, at The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course.  This year’s honorees for the Spirit of Achievement Award are Dr. Piera Infranco Gravenor, Ed.D and Mr. Robert Buono.

Gala Ball 2014

The 27th annual gala ball was held on Friday, October 24, 2014, 6:30 pm, at The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course.  The honorees for the Spirit of Achievement Award are Anthony R. Fanucci and Michael L. Testa, Sr., Esq.

Anthony Fanucci is City Council President for the City of Vineland, owner of the AR Fanucci Insurance Agency, LLC, and AR Fanucci Real Estate, Inc., in Vineland and a two term Vineland Board of Education member. He volunteers for the Special Olympics, acts as a special needs advocate, and was recently honored with the Steven L. LaRosa Award for Leadership and Culture at St. Augustine Preparatory in Vineland.

Michael L. Testa, Esq., is a Vineland native and certified Civil and Criminal Trial Attorney, serving as senior partner of his firm; Testa, Heck, Scrocca, and Testa. He was selected for the Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law in 2005 and for a Trial Bar Award for Distinguished Service in the Cause of Justice in 2007. Testa has served as President of the Board of Trustees of the Landis Theater Foundation, on the Advisory Board of Sun National Bank, as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rehabilitation Hospital of South Jersey.

Robert Odorizzi

Mayor Joseph Baruffi

Reverend Peter Saporito

Gala Ball 2013

The 26th annual gala ball was held on Saturday, October 19, 2013, 6:30 pm, at The Greenview Inn at Eastlyn Golf Course.  The honorees for the Spirit of Achievement Award are Robert Odorizzi, Mayor Joseph Baruffi and Reverend Peter Saporito.

Gala Ball 2012

The 25th annual gala ball was held on October 20, 2012 at Merighi’s Savoy Inn.  The Spirit of Achievement Award recipients were Mary L. Gruccio, Ed.D., Gino Ciancaglini and Lenny Gagliardi, Jr.

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The Italian Cultural Foundation of South Jersey that was formed 2008 to conduct charitable and educational activities and to provide education regarding the history and culture of Italy and the role of Italian-Americans in the development of the United States.

 

ICF Gala Ball 2018

Sandra Zagari Forosisky & Robert Penza were honored at this year's 31st Annual Italian Cultural Foundation Gala Ball

 

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