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19 Jul, 2011, 09:20 ET Joseph J. Plumeri to be Grand Marshal of the 67th Annual NYC Columbus Day Parade

Philanthropist and Business Executive to Lead 35,000 Marchers in World's Largest Celebration of Italian American Culture and Heritage October 10,...


11 Oct, 2010, 08:50 ET Historic and Contemporary Award-Winning Maseratis in New York City Columbus Day Parade

Classic Sports and Luxury Cars Span Eight Decades in Outstanding Display of Engineering and Design Elegant, Powerful Maserati GranTurismo...


10 Oct, 2010, 14:15 ET Performers, Bands, and Red, White and Green on Fifth Avenue in NYC Columbus Day Parade

The 2010 Columbus Day Parade, the largest celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture in the world, will feature over 100 contingents,...


25 May, 2010, 10:40 ET Columbus Citizens Foundation Pledges $500,000 to Help Reinstate High School Advanced Placement Program in Italian Language and Culture

Commitment Matches Pledge from the Republic of Italy The Columbus Citizens Foundation's Board of Governors last Thursday pledged $500,000 to help...


09 Oct, 2009, 16:45 ET Historic and Contemporary Award-Winning Maseratis in New York City Columbus Day Parade

A troop of classic and contemporary Maserati sports and luxury cars will lead New York City's 65th annual Columbus Day Parade up...


02 Oct, 2009, 10:58 ET Statement by Louis Tallarini, President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, on Discriminatory Practices by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York

In response to a published report that details allegations of discrimination against an Italian-American businessman by the Metropolitan...


27 Aug, 2009, 10:35 ET Kenneth G. Langone, Home Depot Co-Founder, Chairman of the NYU Langone Medical Center, to Lead 65th Annual Columbus Day Parade as Grand Marshal

Lifetime of Achievement Traces Arc of American Dream Parade to be Held on October 12 on Fifth Ave. in New York City Kenneth G. Langone,...


13 Apr, 2009, 13:04 ET Columbus Citizens Foundation Establishes Fund For Survivors of Abruzzo Earthquake

The Columbus Citizens Foundation, a leading Italian-American non-profit, today announced the creation of the Foundation's Abruzzo Earthquake...


06 Apr, 2009, 13:54 ET Italian-American Organization Stands in Solidarity With Victims of Italian Earthquake

Columbus Citizens Foundation Calls on Americans to be Prepared to Offer Contributions, Goods, and Assistance as Scores Die and Tens of Thousands...


11 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET Admiral Edmund P. Giambastiani, Jr., USN (ret.) Named Grand Marshal of 64th Annual Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Louis Tallarini, president of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, announced today that Admiral...


24 Jun, 2008, 01:00 ET Italian American Organization Calls on NBC to Suspend or Fire Golf Analyst for Offensive, Prejudicial Remarks

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Columbus Citizens Foundation calls on NBC to suspend or terminate its contract with golf...


03 Apr, 2008, 01:00 ET Italian-American Leader Condemns Bias in Writings of Chicago Minister

NEW YORK, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Louis Tallarini, President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, today condemned...


04 Oct, 2007, 01:00 ET Historic and Contemporary Award-Winning Maseratis in New York City Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A troop of classic and contemporary Maserati sports and luxury cars will lead New York City's 63rd annual...


04 Oct, 2007, 01:00 ET Corrected Information: Raffle Calls Taken at 866-860-8572

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A troop of classic and contemporary Maserati sports and luxury cars will lead New York City's 63rd annual...


12 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET Chart-Topping Songwriter Kara DioGuardi to be Honored at World's Largest Celebration of Italian-American Heritage

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1983, at the tender age of 12, Kara DioGuardi took to the Waldorf-Astoria stage and belted out...


12 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET Soulful International Rock Star Zucchero to Headline 2007 Columbus Day Parade Red Carpet Performances

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zucchero, the international rock star whose platinum albums have set sales records in Italy and...


28 Sep, 2006, 01:00 ET New York Native Son General Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Named Grand Marshal of 62nd Annual Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- General Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will serve as Grand Marshal of the 2006 Columbus...


22 May, 2006, 01:00 ET Cultural Exchange Scholarships Will Bring Italian Students to New York

NEW YORK, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbus Citizens Foundation and the Istituto Statale d'Arte di Firenze will announce the Foundation's 2006...


14 Mar, 2006, 00:00 ET New Book by Margherita Marchione Details Vatican Efforts on Behalf of World War II Prisoners of War

NEW YORK, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- A small glimpse of the Vatican's efforts to provide comfort and assistance to millions of people during World...


03 Oct, 2005, 01:00 ET Educational Exhibition on U.S. Supreme Court Kicks off Columbus Week Celebrations

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2005 Columbus Week Celebrations kick off with an educational exhibition about the history, traditions and...