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Joseph Federico Announces the 2016 Lou Costello Charity Tent of Paterson NJ Annual Scholarship Award
The scholarship was presented to Juliana Braka, a 2016 graduate of the Rosa L. Parks School of Performing Arts in Paterson, NJ. Joseph Federico is the VP & Director of Operations at NJ MET, Inc., an electronic component testing lab in Clifton, NJ.
"On behalf of the organization, we are pleased to award this scholarship in the name of our tent hero and former Paterson, NJ native Lou Costello to Ms. Braka in recognition of her outstanding scholastic achievements,"
Originally started in the 1970s as the Lou Costello Tent by Mr. Costello's personal physician and longtime friend Dr. Fred Crecente, the organization is comprised of prominent members of the professional and business world. After a long hiatus, former director and current president Joseph Federico continues to revamp The Lou Costello Charity Tent of Paterson, NJ, with the permission of the Costello family, as a sub-chapter of the National Circus Saints and Sinners of America, Inc. It was established to continue the fund raising principles of the previous tent to aid charity organizations and charitable causes by holding fundraisers of various types.
The award was presented to Ms. Braka by Tent President Joseph Federico at the at Rosa Parks High School commencement ceremony. Juliana was presented with a gift check and commemorative plaque for her outstanding academic efforts.
More information about the current status of the Lou Costello Charity Tent can be obtained by contacting Joseph Federico by email at JoeF@njmet.com. Mr. Federico also writes a blog about corporate chaitable activities at http://federicocorpcharity.wordpress.com.
Visit the national Circus Saints and Sinners website at http://www.circussaintsandsinners.com
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