Bobby Curtola to be inducted into Italian Walk of Fame September 5th

“Wow, I am thrilled!”
-Bobby Curtola
What an honor, to be remembered forever with a star on the Italian Walk of Fame in Toronto.  It will be a great event on College Street, followed by the Gala Dinner.  Hopefully some of Bobby’s fans will be able to come out and support him.  Details are below on the event.

Italian Walk of Fame Announces 2011 Inductees
Stars Presented at Unveiling Sept 5th, 2011
TORONTO, August, 15, 2011. Co-founders Jimi Bertucci and Marisa Beaco-Lang of the world’s first and only Italian Walk of Fame (IWOF) are pleased to announce the six inductees being honored with stars onSeptember 5, 2011 in Toronto, Canada.
Stars will be presented to:
Luigi Aquilini – Real Estate/Agriculture Entrepreneur
Bobby Curtola – Legendary Rock & Roll Singer
Alfredo DeGasperis – Successful Contractor, Developer & Builder
Roberto Luongo – Olympic Gold Medalist Goaltender
Franco Nero – Award-Winning International Actor
Connie Stevens – Multi-Talented Actress/Singer
The 3rd annual red carpet star unveiling ceremonies will take place in Toronto’s “Little Italy” in front of the CHIN Building (622 College St.) at 2:00 pm on Sept 5, 2011. An awards gala, co-chaired by board directors Dominic Campione and Sam Ciccolini, will follow later that day at the Riviera Parque Banquet & Convention Centre in Vaughan (2800 Hwy 7 West) at 6:00 pm.
Located in the heart of Toronto’s famous downtown tourist destination known as “Little Italy,” the Italian Walk of Fame (IWOF) pays tribute to the extraordinary achievements of Italians both locally and globally in all fields with stars placed permanently and prominently in the sidewalk of College Street. “This event includes a full day of festivities where celebrities, dignitaries and the community alike celebrate their Italian heritage”, explained Co-Founder Jimi Bertucci. The tradition of placing stars bearing the names of these individuals as a lasting reminder of their contributions and accomplishments on the sidewalk in Little Italy began in 2009. “The unprecedented support from the community for the first chapter of this ongoing celebration has been overwhelming”, said Co-Founder Marisa Beaco-Lang.
Due to the overwhelming public presence, College Street, between Clinton and Grace Streets will be temporarily closed for the Induction ceremonies, allowing the Toronto public a live look at the honored guests.
Tickets for the Awards Gala following the unveiling are available by contacting Sarah De Nino via email at, 416-704-3273 and/or Lisa Loconte at, 647-242-2344.
Media photo opportunities and post unveiling interviews are scheduled for 3:00 to 3:30 pm, September 5th at the CHIN media lounge. (622 College St.)
MEDIA must RSVP for accreditation & scheduled interview times to: Sarah De Nino via email at, c. 416-704-3273