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November 18, 2017

40th Annual Induction & Awards Gala

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce inductees and honorees for the 40th Annual Induction & Awards Gala to take place at a dinner on Saturday, November 18, at the Westin Chicago River North. The program will be emceed by 2016 Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza and New York Mets Radio Announcer Wayne Randazzo. The NIASHF Class of 2017 inductees include John Carpino, Mike Adamle, Barry Zito, Doug Bruno, Mike Manganello & the Acerra Brothers. Vincent Viola will be honored as the 2017 Sportsman of the Year and Rick Porcello will receive the Athlete of the Year award.

EVENT DETAILS

CLASS OF 2017 INDUCTEES & HONOREES, DINNER COMMITTEE & SPONSORS

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUPPORT

PURCHASE TICKETS

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Start: November 18, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Westin Chicago River North
Address:
320 North Dearborn, Chicago, 60654

June 19, 2017

10th Annual Tommy Lasorda Golf Open

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Start: June 19, 2017 8:00 am
Venue: River Forest Country Club
Address:
15 W 468 Grand Ave, Elmhurst, IL, 60126, United States

February 16, 2017

8th Annual Boxing Show

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Start: February 16, 2017 6:00 pm
Venue: NIASHF
Phone: 3122265566
Address:
1431 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL, 60607, United States

November 12, 2016

39th Annual Induction and Awards Gala

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame is proud to announce inductees and honorees for the 39th Annual Induction & Awards Gala to take place at a dinner on Saturday, November 12, at the Westin Chicago River North. The program will be emceed by 2016 Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza and New York Mets Radio Announcer Wayne Randazzo. The NIASHF Class of 2016 inductees include Nino Benvenuti, Mollie Ann Bracigliano, Vinny Del Negro, Paulie Malignaggi, Lenny “Boom Boom” Mancini & Joe Pepitone.  Eduardo “Eddie” Greco will be honored as the 2016 Sportsman of the Year and Alexander Rossi will receive the Athlete of the Year award.

Opportunities for Support

Gold Medal Sponsors Table: $10,000

Priority dinner seating for 10 guests

Full page ad in program book

Invitation for 10 guests to the November 11th private inductee reception

Personalized, autographed gift signed by MLB Hall of Famer, Mike Piazza

Silver Medal VIP Table: $5,000

Priority dinner seating for 10 guests

Full page ad in program book

Invitation for two guests to the November 11th private inductee reception

Bronze Medal Table: $3,000

Dinner seating for 10 guests

Half page ad in program book

Individual Dinner Ticket: $300

Full Page Ad in Program Book: $500

Trim Size: 8.5 x 11

Bleed Size: 8.75 x 11.25

Live Area: 8.25 x 10.75

Half Page Ad in Program Book: $250

Trim Size: 8.5 x 5.5

Bleed Size: 8.75 x 7.5

Live Area: 8.25 x 5.25

Ads must be in “print/press ready” PDF format with all fonts embedded. Minimum of 300 DPI.

To purchase tickets or advertisements, please download the reply card and send with payment to:

 

NIASHF

1431 W. Taylor St.

Chicago, IL 60607

 

Advertisements should be emailed to shannon@niashf.org.  Please call 312-226-5566 with questions.

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Start: November 12, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Westin Chicago River North
Address:
320 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL, 60654, United States

September 29, 2016

Tommy Lasorda and Lou Canellis at the National Hellenic Museum

Baseball legend Tommy Lasorda will talk about leading the U.S. Olympic Baseball team to a gold medal against Cuba in 2000 and his life in sports at the National Hellenic Museum, 333 South Halsted Street, on Thursday, September 29, at 6pm.

 

Lasorda said it was a thrill to be inside the Olympic Village, surrounded by athletes from so many countries, but it was the players on his team that made the experience so memorable. “The young players, I’ll never forget how wonderful they were and how much they respected me, how much they believed in me,” said Lasorda. “I’m so happy that I was able to lead them to a gold medal.”

 

This special evening with Tommy Lasorda is presented in conjunction with the National Hellenic Museum’s exhibition Olympic Revival: The 1896 Olympic Games, on loan from the famed Benaki Museum in Athens.

 

Admission is $60 for the general public and $45 for NHM and National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame members. Children 12 and under are $15.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, call or 312-655-1234 or online https://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/calendar/legendary-tommy-lasorda/

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Start: September 29, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: National Hellenic Museum
Phone: 312-655-1234
Address:
333 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL, United States

June 13, 2016

Save the Date: 9th Annual Tommy Lasorda Golf Open

June 13, 2016  

at Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes Resort

 

 

 

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Date: June 13, 2016
Venue: Hilton Chicago Indian Lakes
Address:
250 W Schick Rd, Bloomingdale, 60108

November 7, 2015

38th Annual Induction & Awards Gala

The Inductee & Honoree Class of 2015

2015 Sportsman of the Year

John Colletti – Managing Partner of Gibson’s Steakhouse

2015 Sportswoman of the Year

Jenna Prandini – University of Oregon Track & Field Champion and Member of the 2015 USA World Championship Team

2015 Inductees

Joan Salvato Wulff – The First Lady of Fly Fishing

Mike Modano – Eight Time NHL All-Star and Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame

Tom “Tiger” Pistone – Legendary NASCAR Perennial Contender & Winner

Joey Saputo – Founding President of the Montreal Impact & First NIASHF International Inductee

Nat Rosasco – Posthumous inductee & former owner of Northwestern Golf

For more information, please contact us at 312.226.5566 or at info@niashf.org


Opportunities for Support



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Start: November 7, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Intercontinental Chicago Hilton
Address:
505 N Michigan Ave, Chicago

February 12, 2015

The 6th Rocky Marciano Amateur Boxing Tournament

IT’S FIGHT NIGHT AT THE HALL!

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Doors Open At 6PM  –  First Bout At 7PM

*THIS EVENT IS A KNOCKOUT*

Featuring 8 Exciting Bouts With Special Guest RAY “BOOM BOOM” MANCINI Former Lightweight Champion Elected To This Year’s International Boxing Hall Of Fame Class!

TICKETS AND TABLES MUST BE RESERVED IN ADVANCE AND INCLUDE – FOOD, BEER, AND SODA.

ALSO, EACH GUEST OF THE EVENT WILL RECEIVE A FREE COPY OF “COUNTER PUNCH” BY PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR IRA BERKOW COMPLIMENTS OF TRIUMPH BOOKS.  A SPECIAL THANKS TO MITCH ROGATZ FOR THIS GENEROUS DONATION.

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS (GENERAL ADMISSION STADIUM SEATING) – $100

RESERVED TABLE (INCLUDES SEATING FOR EIGHT) – $1000

VIP RINGSIDE TABLE (INCLUDES RINGSIDE SEATING FOR EIGHT, RECOGNITION AT EVENT AND EIGHT LIMITED EDITION BOXING CHAMPIONS POSTERS) – $1200

ADVERTISEMENTS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE IN OUR COMMEMORATIVE BOOK.  PLACE YOUR PERSONAL OR BUSINESS ADVERTISEMENT NEXT TO A HISTORICAL BOUT!  EACH AD WILL APPEAR NEXT TO ONE OF THE GREATEST FIGHTS IN BOXING HISTORY!!

HALF-PAGE AD – $250

FULL-PAGE AD – $500

PLEASE CALL 312-226-5566 OR EMAIL shannon@niashf.org FOR INFORMATION OR PURCHASING

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Start: February 12, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: National Italian American Sports Hall Of Fame
Phone: 312-226-5566
Address:
1431 West Taylor Street, Chicago, IL, 60607, United States

November 15, 2014

37th Annual Induction & Awards Celebration

 

The Inductee & Honoree Class of 2014

2014 Sportsman of the Year

Richard Parrillo Sr. -Founder & Chairman of United Automobile Insurance Company

2014 Sportswoman of the Year & 2014 Inductee

Jean Lenti Ponsetto-Director of Athletics, DePaul University

2014 Inductees

John Andretti– Legendary Indy, NASCAR & NHRA Racecar Driver

Babe Parilli– All-American, University of Kentucky Three-Time AFL All-Pro Quarterback

Scott Pioli-Assistant General Manager, Atlanta Falcons

Angelo Pizz0-Screenwriter & Producer, best known for the acclaimed motion pictures Hoosiers & Rudy

Frank Zamboni-Inventor of the “Zamboni” modern day ice resurfacer

For more information, please contact us at 312.226.5566 or at info@niashf.org

 


Opportunities for Support



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Start: November 15, 2014 6:00 pm
Venue: InterContinental Chicago- Magnificent Mile
Address:
505 North Michigan Ave. , Chicago

June 30, 2014

7th Annual Tommy Lasorda Open

Save the Date

 

Come out and play!

Please join us and our celebrity guests for a fun-filled day of golf and all the delicious Italian food you can eat!

10:30 am – 11:45: Registration and Lunch
12:00 pm: Shotgun Tee Off
5:30 pm: Cocktails, Auction, Awards Dinner
 
 

Food and beverages will be served on the course throughout tournament play. All proceeds benefit the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, a 501 (c) (3) Charitable Organization. Please respond by Monday, June 23rd.


Sponsorship Opportunities and Participation Fees



VIP Sponsor – $5,000
  • – Corporate Logo displayed on Welcome Banner at the entrance of the open
    – One VIP Foursome (day of golf, food and beverage, commemorative gift, dinner for four participants)
    – A celebrity golfer to play with your group
    – Hole Sponsorship (corporate logo printed on signage at the designated hole)
    – Four Celebrity Autographed Items
Foursome Sponsor – $3,000
  • – One Foursome (day of golf, food and beverage, commemorative gift, dinner for four participants)
  • – A Hole Sponsorship (corporate logo or message on signage at the designated hole)
Hole Sponsor – $500-$1,000
  • – Corporate logo or message printed on signage at the designated hole
  • – $500 – 1 hole, $750 – 2 holes, $1,000 – 4 holes
Foursome (Basic) – $2,800
  • – Day of golf, food and beverage, dinner, commemorative gift for four participants
Individual Golfer – $700
  • – Day of golf, food and beverage, dinner, commemorative gift for one participant
Program Book Ad – $250
  • – An ad for your company or a special message
  • – A 8.5″ x 5.5″ Ad (at 300 dpi, in PDF format) in commemorative program book
Individual Dinner Tickets – $100
  • – Italian Buffet Dinner with Open Bar and an auction follows tournament play

 

Please call 312.226.5566 or email brandt@niashf.org for support with ad placement or other matters.

 

Contributions in lieu of attendance are fully tax-deductible.


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Start: June 30, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Hilton Chicago Indian Lakes Resort
Phone: (630) 529-0200
Address:
250 W. Schick Road, Bloomingdale, IL, 60108, United States

February 13, 2014

5th Rocky Marciano Amateur Boxing Tournament

IT’S FIGHT NIGHT AT THE HALL!

The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame presents the 5th Rocky Marciano Amateur Boxing Tournament.

THIS EVENT IS A KNOCKOUT!

  • Featuring 8 exciting bouts
  • Silent Auction
  • Tickets include unlimited food and drink
  • Award presentation honoring two champion supporters – Mayor Ronald Serpico and Enrico Mirabelli

 

Individual General Admission Stadium Seating Tickets, Reserved Tables, and VIP Ringside Tables are available for purchase. Seating is limited.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Take your personal or business advertisement and place it next to a historical bout! Each ad will appear next to one of the greatest fights in boxing history in the commemorative ad book!
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Start: February 13, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Grand Piazza
Address:
1431 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, IL, 60607, United States

November 2, 2013

Class of 2013 Induction Dinner Dance

2013 Induction Invite

The Board of Directors and Induction Committee of The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame request the pleasure of your company at a dinner dance honoring The Inductee Class of 2013!

 

Cocktails and Silent Auction, Dinner and Induction Ceremony, and Dancing to the HiLine Band

 

The Inductee Class of 2013: Eddie Olczyk, Johnny Antonelli, Hank Lauricella, Larry Lucchino, Steve Palermo, and the late Constantine “Cus” D’Amato

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Start: November 2, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: Victoria BeauJolie
Address:
9950 West Lawrence Avenue, Schiller Park, IL, 60176, United States

August 22, 2013 – August 25, 2013

Festa Italiana

The National Italian American Hall of Fame is pleased to participate in this year’s Festa Italiana in Chicago’s Historic Little Italy neighborhood. The Festa runs from August 22-25, 2013 and the Hall of Fame will be extending its museum hours during the festival on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 12-7 pm, and on Sunday from 12-6 pm.

During each day of the festival, Hall of Fame visitors will have the chance to enter giveaways to win several different prizes including autographed books, shirts, jackets, etc. Admission to the museum during Festa Italiana will be $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and students/children under 16, accompanied by an adult, will be free.

Also in celebration of the NIASHF and Festa Italiana, WGN Radio Personalities Lou Manfredini and Garry Meier will be broadcasting their shows live from the Hall of Fame.

Stop in during the Festa to say hello and tour our galleries and memorabilia collections. DiMaggio, Marino, Andretti, Montana, Couples, Biondi, Lombardi, Piazza, LaMotta, to name but a few, are all in the Hall. Besides, where else will you see Olympic Gold Medals, World Championship Boxing Belts, Heisman and World Series Championship Trophies, Indy Race Cars or a Blood Stained Hockey Jersey from an Olympic win that will forever be deemed – a miracle!

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Start: August 22, 2013
Venue: Chicago's Historic Little Italy
Phone: (312) 226-5566
Address:
Taylor Street, Chicago, IL, 60607, United States

August 19, 2013

6th Annual Tommy Lasorda Open at Hilton Indian Lakes Country Club

Please join us and our celebrity guests for a fun-filled day of golf and all the delicious Italian food you can eat.

Food and beverages will be served on the course throughout tournament play.

All proceeds benefit the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, A 501 (c) (3) Charitable Organization.

Start: August 19, 2013 10:30 am
Venue: Hilton Chicago Indian Lakes Resort
Address:
250 W. Schick Road, Bloomingdale, IL, United States

June 12, 2013

2013 Sportsman & Athlete of the Year Awards Ceremony

This year we will be honoring:

Sportsman of the Year
Frank DeFino, Chairman of the Board, Tukaiz

Athlete of the Year
Anthony Rizzo, Chicago Cubs

Media Excellence Award
Mike Adamle, NBC Sports

Please contact us for more information at 312.226.5566 or lisa@niashf.org

Start: June 12, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame
Phone: 312-226-5566
Address:
1431 W. Taylor St., Chicago, IL, 60607, United States

April 10, 2013

4th Rocky Marciano Amateur Boxing Tournament

Featuring the best amateur prospects from the Chicagoland area and Northwest Indiana. Ticket prices and table packages are below:

  • Individual Tickets – $100.00 donation
  • Table of (8) seats – $1,000.00 donation
  • VIP Table of (8) seats – $1,250.00 donation.  Includes: VIP ringside seating, special mention on giant screen above the ring, an autographed copy of “The Good Son – The Life of Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini” for you and each of your guests.

 

Tickets include food and refreshments through the generosity of our sponsors including Roma Foods, Pepsi and Peroni.

To purchase tickets please call 312.226.5566 or email lisa@niashf.org.

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Start: April 10, 2013 6:00 pm
Venue: National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame
Phone: 312-226-5566
Address:
1431 W. Taylor St., Chicago, IL, 60607, United States

November 17, 2012

35th Anniversary Gala

We invite you to celebrate the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame’s 35 year history at our Annual Induction Gala, Saturday November 17th, as we welcome the 2012 Class. For more information, please click on the link below. To purchase tickets, please call 312.226.5566 or email Lisa@niashf.org.

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Start: November 17, 2012 8:00 am
Venue: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Address:
5555 North River Road, Rosemont, IL, 60018, United States