TONY BUTALA HOSTS NFCA WINE TASTING
Tony Butala, a Napa Valley Vintner and Founder* of the "LETTERMEN" will be the Master of Ceremonies at the National Federation of Croatian Americans Croatian wine tasting event on Monday, June 16. Our best friend on Capitol Hill, Congressman George Radanovich will be the Honored Special Guest. This event will showcase Croatia through its world class wines. This event will prominently and positively promote Croatia and Croatian issues to key members of Congress and their Congressional staffs. We will be inviting the fifty most influential
Congressional staff in the foreign policy and appropriations area. These Congressional invitees will be critical in helping influence policy decisions that are critical to Croatia such as NATO membership and increased financial aid.
We ask for your support to make this Croatian Wine Tasting a real success and doing so by bringing key Congressional staff to the event. We need Croatian American sponsors to fund all the congressional guests that will attend this event with a complimentary ticket. Of course, please invite the key legislative aide from your congressional district and ask them to attend this fun and special event. The cost is only $35 a person. However, please consider sponsoring one "guest" attendee for this event. Please send us an E-mail today and let us know that you will support this special event to help us, grow our friendships on Capitol Hill. The benefits of building closer relationships with Members of Congress and their congressional aides is crucial for so many important causes for our national Croatian American community.
Please make all checks payable to the NFCA. Time is of the essence, so please contact via e-mail or phone Erik Milman at the NFCA office @202-331-2830. If you would be willing to sponsor a Congressional staffer. Please send us an e-mail today and send a check to: NFCA, 1329 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington DC
20036. Of course, please call Erik if you can attend this event in
Washington, DC on Monday, June 16. Thanks for your consideration
*This information came to our attention:
My dad Mike Barnett is the founder of the original Lettermen. Tony was a member of the original group that my dad founded. My mother is the person who picked the name "The Lettermen" My dad is still alive to verify this. Tony does remain the only original member and did take the group over but he did NOT founded it. thank you,
Thank you Melanie,
Nenad N. Bach