Sons of Italy New Jersey Foundation, Inc. to Hold 2009 Charity Walk in Celebration of Columbus Day.2009 Charity Walk and Festival Set for October 10, 2009
CHERRY HILL Cherry Hill, township (1990 pop. 69,319), Camden co., W central N.J.; name was changed from Delaware township to Cherry Hill in 1961. Largely residential, Cherry Hill has been marked by great development and housing growth, especially since the 1970s. , N.J. -- The Sons of Italy New Jersey Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the oldest and largest national organization for men and women of Italian descent, today announced its 2009 Charity Walk, to be held on Saturday, October 10, 2009, at Cooper River Cooper River may refer to:
The Award recipients include: Louis Capelli, Jr., Camden County Camden County can refer to:
senator - a member of a senate Anthony Bucco Anthony Bucco (born February 24 1938) is an American Republican Party politician who has served in the New Jersey State Senate since 1998, where he represents the 25th Legislative District. (R-NJ); and State Senator Joseph Vitale Joseph F. Vitale (born November 10, 1954) is an American Democratic Party politician, who has been serving in the New Jersey State Senate since 1998, where he represents the 19th Legislative District. (D-NJ). The event will also feature a ceremony to mark Columbus Day, and a festival that will feature food, Italian-themed vendors and novelties, a bocce tournament and children's activities area. The highlight of the day's events will feature live entertainment, including comedian Uncle Floyd and singer Al Chance, a performance by crooner Micheal Castaldo, a singer, recording artist, composer and connoisseur, and a special appearance by Bob Charger, Radio Personality, from WOGL 98.1 FM. The proceeds of the Charity Walk and Festival will benefit the organization's philanthropic activities, including scholarships for high school students, medical research, and supporting the preservation and promotion of Italian-American heritage and culture.
"We're pleased to recognize these award recipients for their unique contributions and dedication to their respective professions, but also for their ability to serve as a source of inspiration to the strong legacy of Italian Americans," said Leonard Wood, Chairman, Sons of Italy New Jersey Foundation.
"With the recent passage of the month of October as "Italian American Heritage Month," now, more than ever, it's fitting that we continue to celebrate our Italian heritage by honoring Christopher Columbus one of the most courageous men of Italian descent," said Thomas A. Bergbauer, Jr., President, Sons of Italy New Jersey Foundation.
The Sons of Italy (SOI (Silicon On Insulator) A chip architecture that increases transistor switching speed by reducing capacitance (build-up of electrical charges in the transistor's elements), and thus reducing the discharge time. The power requirement is also reduced in some designs. ) New Jersey Foundation, Inc, established in 1990, is the charitable and philanthropic arm of the Order of Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of New Jersey. The SOI NJ Foundation is a public, tax-exempt organization, and all contributions to The SOI NJ Foundation are tax deductible. Since its inception, the SOI NJ Foundation has awarded hundreds of outstanding students of Italian descent academic scholarships as well as contributing thousands of dollars to local and national charities. For more information, please visit www.sonsofitalynj.org. For more information about the 2009 Charity Walk and Festival, please call (856) 663-5800.