National Education & Leadership Awards Gala





2015 Nela Gala Sponsors

NELA Gala Sponsors
LIUNA Feel the Power


Alheimer's Association
The Charles Evans Foundation
Cooley's Anemia Foundation
Cooley's Anemia Foundation
OSIA New York Grand Lodge Foundation, Inc.

Cafe Milano – Georgetown Entertainment Group – Franco Nuschese

Columbus Citizens Foundation

Eastern NY Laborers’ District Council

International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers

Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 731

Laborers’ New England Region Organizing Fund

Labourers’ International Union of North America Local 506

Labourers’ Local 837

Labourers’ Ontario Provincial District Council

Labourers’ Universal Workers Union Local 183


LiUNA Great Lakes Region

LIUNA’s Tri-Funds

Local 147 – Sandhogs

Massachusetts & Northern New England Laborers’ District Council

NYS Laborers’ Health & Safety Trust Fund


New York State Laborers’ Organizing Fund – Terry O’Sullivan, LiUNA General President

Transportation Communications Union/IAM – Robert A. Scardelletti, National President

Ullico Inc. – Edward M. Smith, President & CEO



American-Italian Cancer Foundation –

American Maritime Officers Service – Anthony Naccarato, President and Chairman

Arab American Institute –

Baltimore/Washington Construction & Public Employees Laborers' District Council, LIUNA

Blasters, Drillrunners & Miners Laborers' Union Local 29

Buddy – Big Cip – Bulldog

Cement & Concrete Workers District Council 16 of New York

Connecticut Laborers' District Council

DelGrosso Foods –

Fidelity Investments

Frank & Eileen DeSantis – Past State President Grand Lodge of California – National Past President and First Lady, Supreme Lodge & 2012 Marconi Awardee

Greater New York LECET –

International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers –

International Brotherhood of Teamsters –

International Union of Operating Engineers

Laborers' District Council of Chicago & Vicinity

Laborers' District Council of Eastern PA

Laborers' District Council of Ohio

Laborers' District Council of Western Pennsylvania

Laborers' Local 79

Laborers' Local Union 304 –

Laborers' International Union of North America – Eastern Region

Laborers' International Union of North America Local 261

Laborers' Pacific Southwest Region

Lido Civic Club of Washington, D.C. –

LIUNA Local 78 –

LIUNA Local 300

LIUNA Mid-Atlantic Region

My Italian Family, the No. 1 Source for your Family Roots –

National Italian American Foundation –

Netcom Technologies, Inc. –

New England Laborers' Health & Safety Fund

New England Laborers' Labor Management Cooperation Trust

New Jersey Building Construction Laborers' District Council

New Jersey Heavy & General Construction Laborers District Council

New York Friends of Ireland –

Northern California District Council of Laborers –

Paul S. Polo, Sr., President Emeritus, Sons of Italy Foundation

Pavers & Road Builders District Council of Greater New York

Peduzzi Associates, LTD

Rhode Island Laborers' District Council

Seafarers International Union – Michael Sacco, President –

Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of Maryland

Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of New Jersey –

Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of Ohio –

Southern California District Council of Laborers

The MITRE Corporation –

The Upstate New York Laborers' District Council – William Shannon, Business Manager; Richard Daddario, President

Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO – Harry Lombardo, International President –

West Virginia Appalachian Laborers' District Council