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Jun 24, 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...

Apr 03, 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...

Oct 04, 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...

Oct 04, 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...

Sep 12, 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...

Sep 12, 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...

Aug 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

Lidia Bastianich, First Lady of Italian Cuisine, to Lead 2007 Columbus Day Parade in New York

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, the Italian-born emigre to America who has brought an appreciation of fresh...

Apr 18, 2007, 01:00 ET

Italian Americans Weigh In on Imus Controversy

WASHINGTON, April 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of Italian American organizations has added its condemnation of the recent remarks...

Sep 28, 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...

May 22, 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...

Mar 14, 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...

Feb 13, 2006, 00:00 ET

Christine M. Meola Named Executive Director of Columbus Citizens Foundation

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Louis Tallarini, President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, announced today that Christine M. Meola has...

Jan 20, 2006, 00:00 ET

Italian American Group Condemns Senator Reid for Ethnic Stereotyping, Demands Apology

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevada Senator Harry Reid's ethnically- charged criticism of a colleague is "shocking, unjust and...

Jan 11, 2006, 00:00 ET

Louis Tallarini Takes Office as President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today that Louis Tallarini has assumed the position of president of...

Nov 10, 2005, 00:00 ET

Judge Samuel Alito's Nomination Hailed by Columbus Citizens Foundation

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbus Citizens Foundation, an Italian-American organization, today hailed the nomination of Judge...

Nov 09, 2005, 00:00 ET

Columbus Citizens Foundation President Assails Bias and Prejudice In Entertainment and Political Circles

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrence Auriana, president of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, called for Italian Americans to uphold the...

Nov 01, 2005, 00:00 ET

Columbus Citizens Foundation Hails Nomination of Judge Samuel Alito

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Columbus Citizens Foundation, an Italian-American organization, today hailed the nomination of Judge Samuel...

Oct 03, 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...

Oct 02, 2005, 01:00 ET
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Antonin Scalia, US Supreme Court Justice, Named Grand Marshal of New York's Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, will be Grand Marshal of Manhattan's 2005...

Oct 08, 2004, 01:00 ET

Mario Andretti Named Grand Marshal of New York City's 2004 Columbus Day Parade

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary race car driver Mario Andretti will be the Grand Marshal of New York City's 60th Columbus Day Parade,...