While returning to Houston, Texas, Tommy Tune was met by Tony Petrello and his wife Cynthia. The Petrello family hosted a get together with 50 guests to greet Tommy. He was in town to put on a concert for his fans that were unable to reach New York City in order to see a production featuring Tommy Tune. Tommy grew up in Houston and graduated from the Lamar High School. He then took dance lessons from Patrick Swayze’s mother, Patsy. Upon completing the lessons, Tommy moved to NYC to head out on Broadway.
Anthony Petrello and his wife, they provide a number of services to charities of all sorts. They believe in giving back to their communities and one particular community they help with is the children’s hospital. They help the hospital out because of the difficulties of their daughters birth at 24 weeks. She weighed 20 ounces at birth and was in the NICU for a while because of the birth and the periventricular leukomalacia. This is actually a common problem that occurs in infants who are born prematurely.
When Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, it devastated a large number of people who suffered a loss of some kind during the hurricane. While the employees were scattered because of the hurricane, they were ordered to spend time away from their jobs in order to help themselves and their families. Since they were ordered to take time off, they received paid time off. CEO Tony made sure to send the workers across the Gulf Coast in order to help them with their ability to get back on their feet.
It was also Tony Petrello who decided to match the contributions raised which allowed for him to match $173,000 before he matched the amount. Nabors Industries had also used their on-site kitchen in order to help with recovery efforts by helping to provide large amounts of food three times a day for local families.
Tony Petrello went to Yale University with a full scholarship and studied economics before he decided to switch gears and transfer his studies to Harvard Law School. He then opted to start studying in human sciences. While he was studying at Yale, Tony Petrello made friends with a well established mathematician. Because of this friendship, he went on to support his friend by making a large donation to Yale in the recent death of his friend in recent months.