The American Foundation of Savoy Orders has announced that Maria Bartiromo and former New Jersey Congressman Frank Guarini will be honored with the Savoy Foundation’s First Annual Chivalry Awards at the Foundation’s annual Spring Event - Festa della Primavera – on June 6, 2013 at the Columbus Citizens Foundation in New York City.

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April 2, 2013

Dear Members and Friends of the Savoy Orders,
I am very pleased to send you this invitation to the forthcoming 2013 Festa della Primavera. The Festa della Primavera is our Foundation’s annual spring event and will, this year, inaugurate the



This award was recently established by the American Foundation of Savoy Orders to perpetuate in our community the practice of civility, honor and virtue in our public and private lives. These are the selfsame values that have always distinguished the noble and ancient traditions of chivalry of the Dynastic and Hereditary Orders of the Royal House of Savoy.

In recognition of these values, the Savoy Foundation Chivalry Award will be bestowed each year on one or more individuals. I am pleased to announce that the first recipients of the Savoy Foundation Chivalry Awards are:

Ms. Maria Bartiromo
The Hon. Frank Guarini

Proceeds of this event will benefit the Italian Language Programs in the United States and will be held on

Thursday, June 6, 2013
The Columbus Citizens Foundation
8 East 69th Street, New York City
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cocktail Reception with Hors d’oeuvres

Our fellow consoeur of the Savoy Orders, Dama Vivian Cardia, has again graciously accepted to be Event Chairperson for this year’s Festa della Primavera. Thanks to her sponsorship, the festive event will again be held at this elegant and conveniently located venue. I hope that you will be able to join us Thursday evening June 6th to honor our distinguished awardees.

We look forward to receiving your reservation and contribution. Please take the time now to complete the accompanying reply form and return it with your payment. You may also forward this email to friends and members of your family who might wish to join you for this festive occasion.

Marco Grassi
American Foundation of Savoy Orders, Incorporated