ICS GALA AWARDS DINNER 2022
Join The ICS’s Board of Directors for one of DC’s most memorable events. The ICS’s Gala is an evening to celebrate the excellence of Italian culture, in its many facets and includes Honorary Guests of international acclaim, recognized for their successful career in the world. This year’s theme is the Fashion industry and we are honored to celebrate the career of DOMENICO DE SOLE.
Master of Ceremonies:
Award-Winning, Best-Selling Author, Chef, Television Personality
JUNE 10th 2022 – 6:00 pm
Embassy of Italy
6:15 pm Opening remarks by the Ambassador of Italy Mariangela Zappia
Italian Cocktails with Live music (Jazz Trio Guitar, Sax and Bass)
7:00 Honoring Domenico De Sole‘s career & conversation with Sara Gay Forden, author of the book House of Gucci
8:00 Dinner, Awards Ceremony with piano performance, and Live Auction
Tickets: $160 ICS Members – $200 Non-Members
$3,000 – ICS Patrons, VIP Table (positioned closer to the stage)
Please contact the office to be added to a WAITING LIST in case of cancellations.
SPONSORS AND DONORS ARE WELCOME TO CONTACT US.
We look forward to celebrating Italian culture again, in the beautiful and charming atmosphere that we all create together, thanks to your support!
INDIVIDUAL DONORS (above $100) will be recognized on the Gala program, webpage, and Newsletter for one year.
Consider to become an ICS Patron, by purchasing a VIP Table.
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BEVERAGE & FOOD SPONSORS
Many thanks to our individual donors:
ICS PATRONS (VIP Tables): Anonymous, Michael Kline and Joan Fabry, Leonardo US Holding, Inc., ENI SpA
$1,000-$3,000: Ellen and Jackson Coppley Fund, Bruce Esposito, Shalom and Elizabeth Baranes
$500-$1,000: Erminia Scarcella, Linda and Greg Fuortes, Anthony Mallace, Louis Larca, Nicholas Mattera, Ranieri Cavaceppi
$100-$500: Michael Farrell, Liza Thelemann, Kristina Anderson, Taylohr Richardson, Ann Dorsey
Many thanks to our Auction donors:
Elite Island Resorts, Poltrona Frau, Amy Riolo, Sara & Julia Forden, Campari, Ferrero,
K and Arte, Kristin Cassola Nehme, Peuterey, Your Italian Passport, No Anxiety Prep, Talio Hair Design, National Chamber Ensemble, National Philharmonic,
Roberto’s Ristorante Italiano
Donors of Courses:
Dario Penzo, Annelise Brody Morani, Laura Motika Loddo
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ICS Members get invitations to exclusive events, benefit from discounts on classes and concerts, access to our Italian Library and Video Collections… and mostly our Members are part of a society committed in spreading culture.
The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, D.C. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization. All donations to ICS are 100% tax deductible. Your contribution will help ICS to grow and improve the quality of our programs. Thank you for joining and believing in our mission!