The family continues to support the institution hoping that a cure will be found for their daughter and other children with cerebral palsy. Tony Petrello also serves on the hospital’s board of directors.
When they feel helpless about Carena’s condition, they think of other parents and children going through the same thing. They hope that their efforts can alleviate the suffering.
Tony Petrello started an endowment fund at Yale University for students who excel in mathematics. The $150,000 scholarship is in honor of the late Serge Lang, Tony Petrello’s professor of mathematics at the institution.
Nabors Industries and its employees were on site to give relief to hurricane Harvey. The employees gave a cash donation, and the company doubled it.
The company also put up a makeshift kitchen that made meals for affected families. The families were fed on three hot meals a day. Those affected by Hurricane Harvey included at least ten percent of Nabors Industries workers.
Nabors Industries gives scholarships to its employees’ children. It also supports charitable organizations such as Susan G. Komen and Bike MS.
The Petrello Shadyside home in Houston recently hosted Tommy Tune, the New York-based Broadway celebrity, for a cocktail party. Tommy Tune was born in Houston, but he left for New York to pursue a career in music.
He was returning home for the Tommy Tune Tonight concert at the Miller Outdoor Theater. During the event, the celebrity performed before five thousand fans.
Tony Petrello had invited about fifty of his friends and the advisory board members of the Miller Outdoor Theater. City Kitchen provided catering services, while Scott Graham, a piano player, and Divisi Strings Amp’d entertained guests.
Guests, including Tommy Tune, enjoyed watching the family’s outdoor bunnies on the well-landscaped palatial home. The celebrity, who is six feet six inches tall, towered above the other guests.
Tommy Tune has won many awards in the years he has worked on Broadway. An award was started in his honor in his hometown of Houston. The Tommy Tune Awards recognizes high school musical theater teachers in Houston.
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