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Posted on: February 20, 2014

[ARCHIVED] UNICO Sports Awards Breakfast Sun., 2/23. Public Invited

The Orange/West Orange chapter of UNICO, the largest Italian American service organization in the country, will host its 40th Annual Sports Awards Breakfast on Sunday, February 23th at 10 am in the new cafeteria of West Orange High School.

The event honors ‘unsung heroes’ from local high schools and within the community. Since its inception, the event has raised more than $300,000 dollars. UNICO supports student scholarships and local organizations.

Each year the breakfast honors an outstanding male and ...female student athlete from four local high schools, including West Orange High School, Orange High School, Seton Hall Preparatory School and Golda Och Academy.

This years guest speaker is Ed Lucas.

Since 1964, Ed Lucas has worked as a reporter/broadcaster, covering the New York area sports scene, despite being totally blind, as he has been for the last 55 years. Ed’s success in this competitive field while overcoming a disability has led to many opportunities to speak to crowds both large and small on motivational matters relating to facing life's challenges.

For additional information, please contact Rob Parisi at 973-325-3372 or

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and can be purchased at the door.

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