HONORING NYC ITALIAN-AMERICAN FIREFIGHTERS


2017

CALIFORNIA  (June)
Attended Camp Wonder to meet and greet the kids part of OPERATIONS KIDS program.

ROME,  (July)

Visited Firefighters at the Vatican, & Friends at the Vatican Museum,

VENICE- (November)

Attended awards ceremony in Cavarzere for the “Comitato della Croce” presented award to Dr. Svetlana Broz from Bosnia


2016

HAZLETON, PA. (Sept.)
Attended annual 9-11 ceremony with Hazleton Heights Fire Dept., for the “Remembrance of the 9/11 Victims”

ITALY (Oct.)
Papal Audience with POPE FRANCIS
Visit friends & members in Sabaudia (Lazio), Abruzzo, Rome, Neptuno, & Vatican

ITALY (Dec.)
VERONA
Guest of the annual “Comitato della Croce” awards ceremony held in Verona, met with  Nicola Diomede, Prefetto di Agrigento – Gen. Div. Fabrizio Cuneo, Comandante del Comando Aeronavale Centrale della Guardia di Finanza – Chief of Verona Police, The priest of Salesiano San Zeno  School in Verona, and all the guest and members of the Comitato della Croce. Visited with the Firefighters of Verona F.D., Amleto Frizziero,  & Loredano  Grande
VENICE
Visited with friends in Venice (one special friend Enzo Liszka) also Vittorio, Giovanni of the Da Ivo restaurant, Lorenza of Ca Sagredo hotel, Bepi, Pino , and others.
ADRIA
Visited the Adria Fire Dept, had lunch with old from the fire dept. Renzo Guarnieri & Maurzio Cavazzini

 


2015

NYC - (April)
Honored by the Cosma & Damiano Society of Howard Beach as this year
“Successful Italian American” @ Roma Villa, Howard Beach, NY


LIVERMORE, CA. (June)

Attended Camp Wonder to meet & greet the kids attending camp.(www.csdf.org)

ITALY (August)

Guest of annual “Comitato della Croce” held inLampedusa presented awards to Italian Coast Guard & Fire Department for rescuing the people of Africa
Visited friends & members in Venice, Adria, Cavarzere

HAZLETON, PA ( Sept.)

Attended annual ceremony with local fire departments for the “Remembrance of the victims of 9/11”


2014


CALIFORNIA (June)
Attended Camp Wonder to assist with the annual Camp week for children with rare and deadly skin disease. (www.csdf.org)

SICILY (JULY)

Visited friends and members in Catania, and other cities of Sicily.


2013

CALIFORNIA (June)
Attended  Camp Wonder, to meet with the kids who are ill with a rare skin disease. www.csdf.org

ITALY (Dec)

Guest of annual humanitarian awards ceremony of “Comitato della Croce” in Bolzano.
Visited friends & members in Venice , Adria, Cavarzere.
Visited friends in Sicily

 


 

 

Rome
April
Attended special Easter mass given by Pope Benedict

Met with ICA-Director Elvio Cruciani of Roma and Director Max DeMarco of Nettuno

Met with the President of Italian Language Inter-Culture Alliance (ILICA)

Received “Lifetime Achievement Award “ from Bronx Conservative CommitteeNaples- October

Attended the International Association Victims of Terrorism conference which was hosted by the Ulra nel Silenzio (Marco favela –Pres.)

Sicily
October

Met with Vice President Ivan Tinnirello of Catania, and with
newly appointed directors for this association Angelo Pavone & Nicola Gullifa.

Naples
December

Attended annual “Comitiato della Croce” where the 2012 “Premio Internazaionale della Bonta awards
 were given, I received an award making me an Honorary Member of the Committee.

Sabuadia
December

Cav. Enzo Cestra
Associazone Nazionale Carabinieri
Nucleo ANC Sabaudia 147
Sabaudia, Italy

December 15, 2012
Dear Cav. Cestra,

I would like to take this time to thank you for all that you done in making my trip to Sabaudia a memorable occasion. On behalf of the International Columbia Association FDNY, I would also like to thank all those involved with my trip. The hospitably in Sabaudia was outstanding and the friendship forged will remain for many years to come. We have started solidarity with you and I want you to know that it means the world to me. Since your visit to NYC, I knew than that you were my kind of people, the type who are always out there helping others.

Since my first trip to Italy in 2001 and now more than 50 trips, I also hold a dual citizenship something that I am very proud of my love for Italy and its people was grown to the point where I feel as a part of Italy.

I would like to thank everyone for all that they did in making this ceremony

“Remembrance of the Victims of 9-11” a special moment in my life.

Special Thank You:
To the Hotel Oasi di Kufra thank you for the most beautiful accommodations and meals.
To the restaurant “La Pineta” and “Pegaso” for lunch and dinner thank you for the great taste in Italian food & wine.
To Gaetano Benedetto and Giuliano Tallone thank you for the visit to your beautiful park
To Sindaco Maurizio Lucci thank you for receiving me in your town.
To all men and woman in uniform who participated in the celebration thank you for all the work you do in keeping Sabaudia safe.
To the Vigili del Fuoco of Latina thank you for the visit.
To Local Police Commander of San Felice Circeo thank you for the visit.

Most of all thank you the Association of Carabinieri, ANC SABAUDIA NUCLEO 147.

Sincerely,
Cav. Vincent A Tummino
President




Salerno
October
 Appointed Vice President of the International Association for Victims of
Terrorism

Greeted by the Mayor of Vietri sul Mare

Palermo, Sicily
October
Greeted by the President of Ragusa Franco Andoci &
Mayor of Vittoria, Giuseppe Nicosia

Greeted by the Fire Director, Fire Chief, Retired Fire Capo
 Nieola Gullifa of Palermo

Catania, Sicily
October
Met with Vice President
of International Columbia Ivan Tinnirello
and many old friends

Mussomeli, Sicily
October
Met with the pastor of San Domenico church
Father Ignazio Carrubba

Venice-Siena

May 13-17- Venice
Visit members in Venice, Murano,Burano

May 15- Cavarzere
Visit officers of Comitato della Croce

May 17-20- Siena
Attend ILICA conference @ University of Siena
 

VENICE
Awarded Cavalieri di San Marco
April 25th

VENICE
Visit with members of FDNY to
complete in the annual Burano Regatta
Sept. 19

CHIOGGIA
Met with
Mayor Romano Tiozzo
Vice Pres. of International Columbia Assoc. for northern Italy,
Luciano Boscolo Cucco
Sept. 17

ROMA
Special guest of “Urla nel Silenzio” conference
Oct. 29

SICILY
Met with
Fire chief & members of Italian Fire Dept Sigonella NAS 2
International Columbia Assoc Officers;
Vice Pres. of Sicily- Ivan Tinnirello
Secretary- Nicoletta Scuderi
Director- Giuseppe Belluomo
Members of PSV Protection Service
Nov. 5

Venice/Rovigo
Dec 14- 17
Met with some Italian Army Military Officers @ Presidio Militare Esercito.
Attended September 11 ,2001 "Remembrance Ceremony @ Il Porto Mall, Adria
(RO)
Met with the Sindaco of Porto Viro @ Special Vetro
Visit with members of the Vigili del Fuoco of Rovigo Fire Dept.
Met with the owners of (Giovanni Fracassi )"IVO Restaurant" & (Pino Calliandro) "Antica Sacrestia Restaurant"
Met with owner of Signoretti Murano glass factory, Bruno Fusato Signoretti

Rome
Dec 18-21
Dec. 18, Special Guest of the Premio Internazionale della Bonta awards by
the "Comitato della Croce" @ St Ignazio Basilica
Dec. 18,Attended Special Mass @ St Peters Basilica
Dec. 19,Attended Special Mass @ St Paul's Basilica
Met with Cardinal Angelo Comastri of Roma, Ambassador Albert Yelda of Iraq
Visit with Director DeAngelis & Capo Mayer of Vigili del Fuoco of the
Vatican Fire Dept.


 

L'AQULIA - ABRUZZO

Visited the earthquake region of L'Aqulia with Vigili del Fuoco
Attended Humanitarian event in honor of Italian Fireman Marco Cavagna, who
died at the earthquake site.
Attended special news conference in Teramo for the Art Works of the artist
"ALICE"

ROMA-SALERNO
Special Guest of the "Urla nel Silenzio" conference 2009, presented by Marco Favella
Received by Director Giuseppe Satriano of the " Emersalerno "emergency service of Salerno
Received by Director Paolo Moccia of the Vigili del Fuoco of Region of Salerno

VENICE
Special Guest of General Mgr Giuseppe DeMartino of Euorpa Regina Hotel
Met with General Mgr Emanuele Nasi, of Sheraton Roma
Met with Director Roberto Papetti of "Il Gazzellino" ( newspaper)
Met with International Columbia Association Director- Giuseppe "Bepi" D'Este

CHIOGGIA
Met with Artist , Anna Sambo & Arturo Penzo
Met with Michele Dammicco, Capitano Italain Coast Guard Port of Chioggia
Met with International Columbia Association Vice President- Luciano Boscolo Cucco

CATANIA SICILY
Greeted by the elementary school students city of Zafferana,
Special Guest of PSV Service of San Grogorio
Special Guest of Sicilia in Miniature
Met with International Columbia Association officers, Vice President- Ivan Tinnerrello, Director- Giuseppe Belluomo, & Secretary - Nicoletta Scuderi


GENOVA 
Received by:
Comando Provinciale Vigili del Fuoco di Genova
Associazione Nazionale Vigili Del Fuoco del Corpo Nationale

VENICE
Met with:
Special Vetro owner Patrizia Casellato
Hotel Danieli General Mgr Claudio Staderini
Hotel Gritti Palace General Mgr Domenico Colella
Bruno Fusato Signoretti of Murano
Arrigo Cipriani owner of Harry's Bar (Venice)
Dario Ferro of Murano

Premio Internazionale Della Bonta
Received Plaque from the Venice Provinicia

Greeted by Director Alfio Mosca of " Etnapolis " Shopping Mall in Sicily
Participated in Awards Ceremony for the Employees of " PSV Service "of
Catania

This association was the host organization for the events of
Santa Barbara while in NYC from Sept. 7- 12

Received award from the Premio Internazionale " Chimera d'Argento
at the Piazza Duomo Palazzo dei Chierici, Catania , Sicily

Met with “Alice” D’Sabatino  the famous Artist ,
Franco Filipponi, Mayor of Mosciano
Marco Rotunno, noted Book Writer, &
Dino Gavioli, Builder & Restoration of historical buildings
all from Abruzzo

 Recognized at a luncheon by
the Mayor of Castelli , Hon. Concezio DiFlavio,
famous sculptor Nino DeSimone,
& local priest “Don” Franco

 Special tour of St Gabriel’s by Friar Mario

Special tour of the Istituto Statale D’Arte (Ceramics) Castelli

"Man of the Year"
Columbia Association FDNY

Chioggia-Venice 
Recognized by the Mayor, Military, and Civil authorities of Chioggia
Met with members of “Mariegola della Romagne”
Greeted by Consul Luciano Boscolo Cucco of LaDragaggi ,s.r.l.
Greeted by Aldo Rosso, Preisdent of “Il Vero Cuore Di Venezia”
Participated in the “Mare Nostrum” of Giuseppe Garibaldi
Met with the Master Gondolier of Italy “Vittorio Orio”

CALABRIA
Received by the  Mayor Franco Barbalace of Spilniga,
President Bruni of the Provincia of Vibo Valentia,
Comando Nicola Vilasi of Vigili del Fuoco,
Bishop Cortese of Vibo Valentia
at a street dedication for the victims of September 11th, in
Spilniga,Calabria

RAGUSA
Awarded the 2007 "Ragusani nel Mondo "
RECEIVED BY THE PRESIDENT OF Provincia Ragusa - Franco Andoci
Received by the Mayor of Ragusa - Nello Di Pasguale
Received by the Mayor of  Vittoria - Guiseppe Nicosia
Met with the "Comando" Prov. di Ragusa - Vigili del Fuoco
Met with famous artist-Giuseppe Armamis, Franco Cilia, Rosario Sgarlata

SICILY
Cut Ribbon for Art Display of Carmen Arena in MisterBlanco, Sicily
Recognized by the Filitalia  International Catania, Sicily Chapter
Special Guest of Premio International Bontia " Comitato della Croce"  in Catania, Sicily


 

Met with:

Fire Director of Toscana Region
Vice Fire Director of Florence
Fire Chief Carlo Cardinali of Milan
Questore of Chioggia
City Council of Chioggia
Luciano Boscolo Cucco- Chioggia
Fiorenzo Tommasi of Cavarzere "Premio Della Bonta"
President of the provinical of Enna, Sicily
President of the Provinical of Ragusa, Sicily
Mayor of San Cataldo, Sicily
Fire Chief of Ragusa, Sicily
Police Chief of San CATALDO, Sicily
Prevenione Sicurezza e Vigilanza Antincendio, Catania, Sicily
President of Provinical of Crotone, CALABRIA
Questore of Crotone, CALABRIA
Perfecto of Crotone, CALABRIA
Mayor of Crotone, CALABRIA
Fire Chief of Crotone, CALABRIA
Police of crotone of CALABRIA
Coast Guard Harbor Master of Reggio, CALABRIA
Vice Mayor of Venice
Mayor of CHIOGGIA

SPECIAL MASS WITH POPE BENEDICT XVI AT THE VATICAN

RECOGNIZED BY PIETRO LANGELLA -THE VICE PRESIDENT REGION OF NAPLES

RECOGNIZED BY "ILICA" IN ROME @ ANNUAL GALA AFFAIR

RECOGNIZED BY THE MAYOR & CITY OF PIOLTELLO, (LOMBARDIA REGION)

2006 PROSERPINA AWARD FROM INTERNATIONAL SICILIA IN MILAN

RECOGNIZED BY THE LIONS CLUB OF FLORENCE

RECEIVED BY THE FIRE DEPT OF FLORENCE & TUSCANY REGION

Received in Palumbo by the Presidente of Sicily Dott. Cuffaro

Received by the Director General Region Protezione Civile (Sicily) Dott. Salvatore Cocina

Received in Linguaglossa by the Mayor Felice Stagnitta

Received in Nicolosi by the Mayor Salvatore Moschetto & Director of Protezione Civile Antonio Giuffrida

Received in Modica, by the Mayor Dott. Pietro Torchi Lucifora, & Senator Riccardo Minardo President of Commission for Italians Aborad

Received in San Cataldo by the Mayor, Raimondo Torregross, & Fire Comandante Vittorio Cannemi

Received in Sigonella Naval Air Station by the Italian Commanding Officer Col. Piero Tagnes, U.S. Commanding officer Capt. Joseph Stuyvesant, Comandante Aerosoccorso 41 Maj. Vito Quattrocchi, Fire Inspectors Deputy Chief Aneglo Pavone & Insp. Giuseppe Belluomo

Met with famous artist from Modica Liliana Guarino

Met with Giorgio Tacobone , Questore di Enna

Met with Proffessor Salvo Ando of the University of Enna

Met with Ferragosto Francesco , Consigliere ProvinICAL of Enna

Received award in NYC from Salvatore Corcione travel executive from Naples

Received the "Memorial Caragliano Award" from The Cultural Association of
Captain Caragliano in Risposto, Sicily

Received by the, Vigili del Fuoco- RIPOSTO, Sicily

Received by the, Vigili del Fuoco- SAN CATALDO, Sicily

HONORARY GUEST FOR THE FEAST of -del SS. mo Sacramento DI Maria SS. MA DEL Carmine in Trastevere, Rome

Made Honorary President of the Columbia/Sicily Civil Defense Group

Received by the President of Columbia /Sicily Association,( Hon. Ivan Tinnirello)
 

Awarded the" Knight Templar" by The
Sovereign Military Order Temple of Jerusalem in Florence, Italy (2003)

Audience with his Holiness “Pope John Paul II “ 2001

THE 'COLAPECSE AWARD' FROM MESSINA, ITALY

PLAQUE FROM MARINE DIVISION FIRE DEPT., MESSINA, ITALY

MEDALLION FROM THE 'MAYOR OF ROME', ITALY

Welcomed by the Vigili Del Fuoco of Rome

PLAQUE FROM THE 'UNITED NATIONS FIRE RESCUE SERVICE'

CREST MEDALLION  FROM, THE 'REGION OF LOMBARDIA' ITALY

GRANTED 'KNIGHTHOOD' FROM INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR PEACE, ASSISI, ITALY

'ITALIAN HERITAGE AWARD 2000' FROM NEW YORK CITY

GIFT- SIGNED ITALIAN FLAG OF FIREFIGHTERS FROM ITALY

HONORED BY THE ' ITALIAN WELFARE LEAGUE' 2001

RECOGNIZED BY THE 'BRONX COLUMBUS DAY PARADE  2001'

RECOGNIZED BY THE 'NATIONAL COUNCIL OF COLUMBIA ASSOCIATIONS'

RECOGNIZED BY THE 'COMMUNITY OF MAYORS'

RECOGNIZED BY THE 'NJTGA' AT ATLANTIC CITY, NJ

RECOGNIZED BY 'HOTELPLAN ITALIA'

RECOGNIZED BY 'NYC & COMPANY'

RECOGNIZED BY 'VISIT USA ASSOCIATION OF ITALY'

RECOGNIZED BY PEOPLE OF 'DEL LUINESE LAGO MAGGIORE' WITH A SHRINE

RECOGNIZED BY THE ITALIAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

RECOGNIZED BY FAMOUS ARTIST FROM ABBRUZZI, ITALY 'ALICE'
(With painting of the WTC)

RECEIVED PAINTING OF FATHER JUDGE FROM ITALIAN ARTIST 'JOHN BELLOTTI JR'

RECOGNIZE BY THE 'ITALIAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NYC'

RECOGNIZED BY THE MINISTER OF INTERIOR OF ITALY

RECEIVED 2 PURE SILVER COMMEMORATED 9/11/01 COINS FROM 'J. S. MARINO COMPANY'

RECEIVED A TRIBUTE PAINTING OF 9/11/01 FROM 'LT CIRO NAPOLITANO' ENG 254

RECOGNIZED BY A TOWN IN ITALY NAMED---- 'PERARO'

RECOGNIZED BY 'FAMEE FURLANE'

RECOGNIZED BY THE 'NY STATE ASSEMBLY AT ALBANY STATE CAPITOL'

PLAQUE FROM 'NY CONFERENCE OF ITALIAN AMERICAN STATE LEGISLATORS'

MEDALLION FROM THE 'MINISTER OF BANKING' & BANCA d'ITALIA DELEGATION

MEDALLION FROM ITALIAN CONSUL GENERAL FOR ' ITALIAN NATIONAL DAY'

RECOGNIZED AS GUEST SPEAKER BY 'PROFESSIONAL LAWN CARE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA' AT CEREMONY IN ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY'

'PERSON OF THE YEAR AWARD' FROM 'THE FLORIDA FEDERATION OF ITALIAN AMERICANS INC'

RECOGNIZED BY THE 'MOHEGAN SUN' HOTEL/CASINO

 COLUMBUS DAY CELEBRATION COMMITTEE OF SAN FRANCISCO 'HONORARY GRAND MARSHAL' FOR THE ITALIAN HERITAGE PARADE IN CALIFORNIA

RECOGNIZED BY 'PRESIDENT CASINI' OF ITALY'S PARLIAMENT

 AWARDED THE 'FUOCO FRANCESCANO DELLA PACE' FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE CENTRO PACE GUBBIO CEREMONY AT ITALIAN CONSULATE IN NYC

RECOGNIZED BY DAVE DeCARLO ,PRESIDENT OF 'MATTHEWS INTERNATIONAL CORP' WITH HUGH BRONZE PLAQUE

RECOGNIZED BY VICENZA MARRA, PRESIDENT OF 'ITALIAN BEAUTY INNOVATIONS' & 'AGNUS NOSTER FOUNDATION'

RECOGNIZED BY THE 'CITY OF HAZLETON, PA' WITH A FLAGPOLE AND MONUMENT

RECOGNIZED BY THE 'PRESIDENT OF THE CITY COUNCIL FOR MILANO, ITALY'

RECOGNIZED BY THE 'CONSIGLIERI REGIONALE FOR FORZA, ITALY'

RECOGNIZED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF 'PALERMO, ITALY'

RECOGNIZED BY THE FIREFIGHTERS OF VICENZA, ITALY

RECOGNIZED BY THE FIREFIGHTERS OF MILANO, ITALY

RECOGNIZED BY 'LAWN AND LANDSCAPE MAGAZINE' AS GUEST SPEAKER AT THE GIE-CONVENTION , OPRYLAND, NASHVILLE

RECOGNIZED BY SCULPTOR FROM ITALY, IVAN ALTAMURA

RECOGNIZED BY 'MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING CO' USA

RECOGNIZED BY 'VISTA PLAN ADMINISTRATORS' PETER GAMBINO

RECOGNIZED & GUEST OF THE 'ITALIAN COMMUNITY RADIO' IN BOCA RATON, FLORIDA

RECOGNIZED BY THE FIREMEN OF BELLUNO, ITALY

DONATIONS FROM FRIENDS OF 'LAWN DOCTOR'

RECOGNIZED BY 'HON. GIANNI RIVERA' SPORTS CONSULTANT OF ROME

RECOGNIZED BY THE ASSOCIATION OF HISTORY OF FIREFIGHTERS AT 'SANTA  BARBARA CONCERT', TORINO, ITALY

RECOGNIZED BY THE CITY OF 'BOSCOREALE' (NAPLES), ITALY

DONATION BY THE REGION OF 'LOMBARDIA', ITALY

RECOGNIZED BY ANTHONY BERGAMO CHAIRMAN 'FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT FOUNDATION'

RECOGNIZED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF 'FLORENCE', ITALY

RECOGNIZED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF 'ASSISI', ITALY

RECOGNIZED BY 'LA SCUOLA d'ITALIA GUGLIELMO MARCONI SCHOOL IN NYC

RECOGNIZED BY THE SOCIETY OF SAN CONO & MT CARMEL CHURCH IN WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN

HONORED WITH A BRONZE STATUE OF THE KNEELING FIREFIGHTER BY DAVE DeCARLO AND MATTHEWS BRONZE DIVISION, PITTSBURGH, PA

HONORED WITH PAINTING OF TWIN TOWERS, FROM ARTIST FABIANO NICOLAO OF ROCCO PIETORE, ITALY

RECOGNIZED BY THE FRAINESE SOCIETY MATER DOMINI  ( NJ)

HONORED WITH PAINTINGS (2nd time) FROM ALICE THE ARTIST FROM ABRUZZI

Recognized 9/6/03, by the Fulton County (Georgia) Fire Dept.

Recognized 9/11/03, by the Mayor of "City of Nettuno, Italy"

Greeted by the U.S.  Ambassador to Italy Hon. Mel Sembler @ ceremony Rome-Sicily National Cemetery

recognized by the artist Roberto ciabani from Florence, Italy (sept 2003)

Knighted the Italian Cross of Malta in Florence, Italy 2003

recognized by the sicily-rome American military cemetery in nettuno, Italy (sept, 2003)

RECOGNIZED BY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE OF ITALY, ANTONIO MARTINO

RECOGNIZED BY THE NYC ITALIAN CONSUL GENERAL, ANTONIO BANDINI

RECOGNIZED BY THE STATEN ISLAND BOTANICAL GARDENS

Recognized by the "President of Italy Carlo Ciampi" on 11/16/03 @ WTC

RECOGNIZED BY THE VILLAGE OF "Ascoli Piceno" Italy --Nov.2003

AWARDED THE "Premio Interazionale della Bonta" by the "Comitatro della Croce" from Cavarzere, Italy -Dec.2003

Recognized with  Scholarship Donation from " IL VERO CUORE DI VENEZIA"  Italy

DONATION OF MARBLE STATUE OF S. MARTIN BY "MASTER MAURO" OF FLORENCE, ITALY

Recognized by the Vigili Del Fuoco- Vittoria , Sicily 

Recognized by the Vigili Del Fuoco- Palermo, Sicily 

Recognized by the Policzia of Vittoria, Sicily 

Recognized by the POLICZIA NetTuno, Italy 

Honored by the Mayor of Vittoria, Sicily, Hon. Francesco Aiello 

Honored by the Presidente del Consiglio Palermo Region, Hon. Maurixio Gambino

RECOGNIZED BY THE IVANOVIC TINNIRELLO, NATIONAL CHIEF OF THE "INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP OF CORPO NAZIONALE GUARDIAFUOCHI " (ITALY)

RECOGNIZED BY RICCARDO LEONARDI, THE NATIONAL CHIEF FOR THE "CAVE DIVING COMMISSION OF CORPO NAZIONALE SOCCORSO ALPINO E SPELEOLOGICO" (ITALY)

Invitation to BURACO (VENZIA) ITALY for rowing competition from " Il Veri Cuore D'Venzia, Italy" Sept. 2004

RECOGNIZED BY FIRE CHIEF PARIDE MACCARINELLI OF BRESCIA, ITALY 2004

DONATION TO SCHOLARSHIP FUND "IL VERO CUORE DI VENZIA" ITALY  2004

RECOGNIZED BY THE "COMITATRO DELLA CROCE SOCIETY", THE  MAYOR, THE CITY COUNCIL POLICE, & FIRE OF CAVARZERE, ITLAY- SEPT. 2004

"ORDER OF MERIT" & KNIGHTHOOD PRESENTED TO "CAVALIERE" VINCENT TUMMINO , FROM THE REPUBLIC OF ITALY-2004

Received the " Fuoco della Pace" from the Centro Pace di Gubbio while in NYC