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Gia Maione Prima Foundation, Inc. (the “Foundation”) was established by the late Gia Maione Prima with the assistance of long-time friend and counsel, Anthony J. Sylvester of Sherman Atlas Sylvester & Stamelman, LLP.  Gia was a singer and widow of famous jazz musician, singer and composer Louis Prima.  Gia was also an artist and a devotee of the fine arts.  The Foundation shall make donations that serve religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes by making distributions which are not classified as “taxable expenditures”. *The Foundation’s purposes include, but are not limited to, making donations to other tax-exempt organizations that support and encourage an appreciation for American jazz, American popular music and jazz performance, as well as the fine arts.

*Donations which are not classified as taxable expenditures within the meaning of Section 4945 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and the corresponding Treasury Regulations.


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