2nd ANNUAL I.A.B.F. FUNDRAISING DINNER

Please join Andrea Marcon, President, Federation of Baseball & Softball
as he welcomes a select group of Baseball VIP’s for the
2nd Annual fundraising dinner & cocktail reception to benefit
and award student-athletes with scholarships and financial aid.

To help bring awareness of the game to Italian youth through pitching,
field & hitting clinics with MLB instructors.

Italian American Baseball Foundation - Guest of Honor

Bobby Valentine

2017 IABF Baseball Executive

Gary Perone

WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

BRANDON NIMMO
NEW YORK METS

FRANCISCO CERVELLI
PITTSBURGH PIRATES

JOHN FRANCO
MLB LEGEND

FRANK CATALANOTTO
TEAM ITALIA COACH

JEFF NELSON
MLB LEGEND

INVITED GUESTS

*The following guests have been invited pending their confirmation

DREW BUTERA * CHRIS COLABELLO * JOE TORRE
GAVIN CECCHINI  * 
RICK CERONE * LEE MAZZILLI
NICK PUNTO * CRAIG BIGGIO * 
TONY LARUSSA
JOE GIRARDI * JOHN SMOLTZ * BARRY ZITO
SAL FASANO * RICK PORCELLO

AND MANY MORE

Location:

Carmine’s Sports Bar and Restaurant

358 Graham Ave
Brooklyn, New York

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Date:

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Time:

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm : Cocktail Hour

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm :  Dinner

Tickets:

Cocktail Hour and Dinner – $500.00

GUEST SPEAKERS

President Marcon – Italian Baseball League, President

Gilberto Gerali – Italian National Team , Manager

EVENING MC

Mets Radio announcer – Wayne Randazzo

EVENING ACTIVITIES

“2017 IABF Executive Honor” to Gary Perone

Presentation to Bobby Valentine from famed artist James Fiorentino

Music by Italian Tenor Sal Spatola

ART, AUCTIONS, AND MEMORABILIA

Featuring the Sports Art of James Fiorentino

“Experience” Auction items by Grandstand Sports

Memorabilia and apparel from Team Italia will be available

IABF MISSION STATEMENT

The Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) is a 501(c)(3) charity foundation.

Our mission is to bring awareness of the game to Italian youth
through clinics, camps, and education.

To provide scholarships or financial assistance to student-athletes
that qualify academically to play baseball in the
United States on the College and/or High School level.

Our future plans include developing a youth baseball academy in Italy.