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Apr 06, 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...

Sep 11, 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...

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...