Saint Ilario Award
Every year, starting from January 1987, on the occasion of the city's Patronal feast day, "The Saint Ilario Award" is awarded to the citizens:"...who have in some way contributed to improving the life of an individual and of the comunity;and to the raising of the city's prestige.."
(In alphabetical order..)
The city of Parma's Gold Medal was awarded to PIETRO BARILLA, for having chosen to work in Parma with skill and dedication, leading his own company to become one of the best in the world, giving importance to the city and contributing to improving the life of its inhabitants.
The city of Parma's Gold Medal was awarded to RICCARDO BRIZZI, distinguished surgeon, he has worked with great dedication for the people of Parma, making our city a reference point in medical science and a place of hope for people from any place or city.
The city of Parma's Gold Medal was awarded to RENZO DEL CHICCA, master in the generations of young people at school and sporting activities. He has made Parma a national and international centre of sport, filled by successes and young activities which still today give importance to the city.
The city of Parma's Gold Medal was awarded to ARISTIDE FOA', protagonist of civil and democratic growth in the city, has continued and shown coherent commitment in his profession and public institutions. He is an example of rectitude and dedication to public well-being and to the civic administration.
The city of Parma's Gold Medal was awarded to the "PUBBLICA ASSISTENZA", this is one of the prime voluntary associations, it has been assisting the people of Parma for years and any other place where human necessities are called for, it is an expression of the feeling of solidariety in our community.
The Certificate of Public Merit was awarded to GIUSEPPE CLERICI, for having contributed to the preservation and spreading the traditions and culture of Parma outside the limits of the city.
The Certificate of Public Merit was awarded to GIORDANO FERRARI, for having made known to all the world the theatre of puppets, keeping alive the glorious family tradition and renewing the prestige of the city.
The Certificate of Public Merit was awarded to ERMINIA MARASI. With constant work she cultivates and preserves the best Parmesan gastronomical traditions.
The Certificate of Public Merit was awarded to CLAUDIO PIAZZA, for having lead various Parma teams to national and international sporting success.
The Certificate of Public Merit was awarded to RENATO SCROLLAVEZZA, distinguished master of lute playing, has encouraged a School which has given Parma international attention.
The Certificate of Public Merit was awarded to DON LUIGI VALENTINI, with a strong sensibility and dedication he has devoted himself to the welcoming and recuperation of young people who live at a disadvantage, offering a considerable contribution to improving human cohabitation in the city.