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Jul 19, 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,...


Oct 11, 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...


Oct 10, 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,...


May 25, 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...


Oct 09, 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...


Oct 02, 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...


Aug 27, 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,...


Apr 13, 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...


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...