ATLANTIC CITY — UNICO National, an Italian-American cultural charity, will hold its annual Person of the Year banquet at Resorts Casino Hotel on July 12.
UNICO will honor several members of the St. Michael’s Church Preservation Society, Atlantic County Freeholder Chairwoman Amy Gatto and Princeton Antiques owner Robert Ruffolo.
In addition, 10 high school students will receive scholarships.
UNICO stands for Unity, Neighborliness, Integrity, Charity and Opportunity, and was chartered in 1980 to celebrate the cultural heritage of Italian Americans in New Jersey, and to foster avenues of charity.
Over nearly 40 years, UNICO has awarded more than $750,000 in scholarships to local high school students with a record of academic success and community service.
— Tyler Osborne-Lomax