The National Police Defense Foundation (NPDF) held its prestigious 2013 Annual Awards Dinner on May 1, 2013 at 6 PM at Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Boulevard, Howard Beach, N.Y. 11414.
The proceeds benefited Operation Kids, a multi faceted child safety program, that also provides life saving medical treatment for critically ill children. The ticket cost for this charity event was $100, which included an “enhanced cocktail hour”, open bar, full course dinner and live entertainment. ($25 per ticket sold was donated to the “Operation Kids” Program.
2013 Annual Awards Distinguished Honorees
Man of the Year Nick Turturro, Actor
CBS Drama, “Blue Bloods”
Lifetime Achievement Award SSA Jack Garcia (Ret)
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Valor Award Lt. Tyree Bacon, NYS Court Offi cer
Profi les In Courage Award Mrs. Christine Levinson
Spouse of FBI SSA Robert Levinson (Ret)
Kidnapped POW by Terrorists
Legislator of the Year Honorable Bill Pascrell, Jr.
Member of Congress
Members of the Year Jose Zhanay, NPDF Delegate to Ecuador
C.O. Norma Delgado (Ret), Delegate