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News Release Wednesday, June 20, 2007
LAPD Deputy Chief Honored
San Pedro Italian Cultural Center to honor Deputy Chief Richard Roupoli and Hall of Fame Manager Tommy Lasorda
Friday, June 22, 2007 6:00 PM
Simon's Banquet Center
1150 Nagoya Way
San Pedro, CA
Deputy Chief Richard Roupoli
Mr. Tommy Larsoda
San Pedro's La Piazza Italian Cultural Center will host its second annual San Pedro Italian-American Achievement Awards Ceremony. Los Angeles Police Department's Deputy Chief Richard Roupoli and Hall of Fame Manager Tommy Lasorda will be honored for their contribution to Los Angeles' Italian-American community.
Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Los Angeles Police Department's Harbor Area Youth Programs and the La Piazza Cultural Center.
Social hour will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner at 7 p.m. and the awards ceremony at 8 p.m. San Pedro is home of the largest Italian-American community in Southern California. Last year's honorees were Assistant Chief Sharon Papa and Actor/Director Joe Mantegna.
For more information, contact Harbor Area Senior Lead Officer Joe Buscaino at 310-869-2168.