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NFR CEO Anthony Bergamo Announces 2014 FLEF Scholarships Event

Anthony Bergamo

Anthony Bergamo, CEO of Niagara Falls Redevelopment and Chairman of the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation, today announced the annual awarding of 148 scholarships on behalf of the FLEF Board of Directors. The Federal Law Enforcement Foundation has awarded over 4,000 grants and 3,100 scholarships in 200 communities and 12 foreign countries over the past 27 years of service.

Anthony Bergamo

Federal Law Enforcement Foundation Chairman, Anthony Bergamo addressing the Waldorf Astoria attendees 2013

The scholarships will be awarded to recipients on November 14th, at the Foundation’s Annual Luncheon at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. This year’s honorees and speakers are Congressman Peter King, Lt. General Michael Flynn, New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton and actor Steve Buscemi, now starring in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.

“It is a privilege to serve with the Board who give generously of their time while being responsible for a major financial commitment,” said Federal Law Enforcement Foundation Chairman Anthony Bergamo. “I cannot thank each and every one of my fellow board members enough for their continued support. It is a privilege we all share in serving the law enforcement community.”

Established in 1988, the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation has provided financial assistance to all federal and local law enforcement agencies. Economic assistance is provided to those killed in the line of duty as well as provide assistance to those suffering from a serious illness or recovering from a natural disaster such as fire, hurricanes or earthquakes.

Throughout the years the Foundation has honored a number of dignitaries such as President Bill Clinton, Secretary Henry Kissinger and Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Also serving on the Board with Chairman Anthony Bergamo are David Blumenfeld, John Casitimidis, Charles Cohen, Jamie Coulter, David Levinson, Charles Merinoff, Ron Perelman, Howard Rubenstein and Zane Tankel.

To learn more about the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation go to www.federallawenforcementfoundation.com.

Niagara Falls Redevelopment is owned by philanthropist and businessman Howard P. Milstein. NFR is dedicated to the future of Niagara Falls, USA. NFR’s ownership and development rights to a large portion of downtown Niagara Falls creates unparalleled opportunities for interested parties.

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