Awards Day Presentation

Friendship Group in Memory of Enrica Inglese

Il Gruppo dell’Amicizia in Memoria di Enrica Inglese is organising an Awards Day luncheon for the presentation of prizes to the winners of the recent Italian literary competitions and scholarships offered by the association.

 The event will take place on Sunday 24 April at the Conca d’Oro Classic Ballroom, 269 Belmore Road, Riverwood, starting at 11:30am.

Prizes will be awarded to the winners of the Co.As.It Award for academic achievement, the Club Marconi Award for sporting achievement, and the Club Italia Award for community participation. In addition, the winners of the literary competitions for students of Italian in Primary and Secondary schools around Australia will be awarded.

The ceremony also includes the awarding of two teachers of Italian who have each won a scholarship of $5,000 for further study in Italy from the Father Atanasio Gonelli Charitable Foundation.

The program will continue with the presentation of the $15,000 Teresa Todaro Restifa scholarship for research on the second and third generations of Italians in Australia.

A 3-course lunch with drinks will be served at a cost of $90 for adults and $55 for children. There is no charge for competition winners. The Master of Ceremonies will be Paolo Rajo, and the event includes music with a well-known DJ and with singer Lisa Genovese, as well as a rich lottery. All interested in participating are requested to book as soon as possible with one of the following committee members: Matilde Di Certo 0419 600 903, Vince Macri 0424 405 434, Albina Fabro 0405 133 093, Antonella Franze 0410 015 944.

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