DFI Educational Trust | 12th Annual Gala Fundraising Dinner

Corona, New York
Thursday, November 09, 2017
DFI Educational Trust | 12th Annual Gala Fundraising Dinner
Thursday, November 09, 2017 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Eastern Time)

Terrace On The Park
52-11 111th Street
Corona, New York 11368
United States

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The DFI Educational Trust’s Annual Gala Dinner brings together individuals and companies who are committed to supporting our efforts to help young students discover the rewards of a career in the deep foundations industry. If you have joined us in previous years, we thank you for your continued support and trust you’ll participate again this year. If you are new to the event, we look forward to your becoming a member of the Trust’s family of friends and contributors. Thank you for your anticipated support. See you at Terrace On The Park in Corona (Queens), New York.

Proceeds from this event benefit the George J. Tamaro Manhattan College Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund. The Trust is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization.  The mission of the Trust is to support and encourage students in the fields of study related to the deep foundation industry by providing scholarships and opportunities to meet and work with deep foundations industry leaders.

We hope to see you on November 9th!

Dinner Ticket Prices

Individuals | $300
Individual with Non-Industry Guest I $500
Table of 8 | $2,000


Though the cut-off date for discounted hotel rooms has passed, we may still be able to accommodate you. Our room block was at a special rate of $170.00 per night at The LaGuardia Plaza Hotel, 104-04 Ditmars Boulevard, East Elmhurst, NY 11369. Please contact our Travel Coordinator, Lorraine Engelman at lorraine@travelblueribbon.com or call (718) 767-5455 for assistance.


  • The hotel is a short distance (about 2.5 miles) from the event venue.
  • Discounted garage parking of $15.00 per car is available.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in public areas and sleeping rooms.
  • This special group rate is available two days before and after the event so you can extend your stay.
Contact DFI's Travel Coordinator, Lorraine Engelman, to make your reservation while space is available. The cut-off date to receive the DFI rate was October 30


All guests and those who are not able to attend may make a tax-deductible contribution of any amount to support the DFI Educational Trust. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. DFI Educational Trust is a non-profit 501(c) (3) charitable organization. Make your donation online using this website. For more information call (973) 423-4030.


Contact Information

  • Phone: (973) 423-4030
    Fax: (973) 423-4031

Payment Instructions

  • You may register for this Conference using a major Credit Card, Debit Card, PayPal, Check or Purchase Order. Check payments are due within 30 days of registration and should be made payable to the DFI Educational Trust.

    To make payment by wire, contact Lisa Rayment at LRAYMENT@DFI.ORG.

    Cancellations must be made in writing by mail, email or fax. 

    DFI Educational Trust
    326 Lafayette Avenue | Hawthorne, NJ 07506 
    Memo: Gala2017
    Email: staff@dfi.org
    Fax: (973) 423-4031 

    As this is a charitable event, we refrain from issuing refunds. Substitutions of dinner guests are permitted.

    Images of individuals may be captured by the DFI Educational Trust (DFI) during events/activities organized and hosted by the Trust using still photography, video or any other medium. The Trust reserves the right to use such images on the Trust of DFI website, in Deep Foundations magazine, in newsletters and/or other publicity material. By registering and/or participating in a Trust event/activity, the persons whose images are captured during such an event consent to the use of said images by the Trust or DFI as described above.

    Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. DFI Educational Trust is a non-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization. For more information call (973) 423-4030.

- Headquarters -
326 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne. New Jersey 07506 USA
Phone: (973) 423-4030 | Fax: (973) 423-4031 | E-mail: staff@dfi.org | www.dfitrust.org