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Aug 20, 2015, 06:00 ET

Alberto Cribiore To Serve as Grand Marshal of the 71st Columbus Day Parade

 The Columbus Citizens Foundation today announced it has named leading financier, Alberto Cribiore as the Grand Marshal of the 71st Columbus...

Jan 05, 2015, 06:00 ET

Statement from the Columbus Citizens Foundation On the Passing of Mario M. Cuomo

 The Columbus Citizens Foundation is deeply saddened by the passing of former Governor Mario M. Cuomo. The Governor was an extraordinary...

Oct 14, 2014, 10:41 ET
Kids join in the fun during the 2014 Columbus Day Parade in New York City, the world's largest celebration of Italian American heritage and culture organized by the Columbus Citizens Foundation.

70th Annual Columbus Day Parade Delivers Crowds, Fun and Italian Pride Along Fifth Avenue

Thousands of people lined Fifth Avenue yesterday for the 70th Annual Columbus Day Parade, one of the world's largest celebrations of...

Oct 13, 2014, 06:00 ET

New York City's 70th Annual Columbus Day Parade Expects Record Numbers Along Fifth Avenue

 The 70th Annual Columbus Day Parade, taking place today, is expected to have a record number of participants marching up Fifth Avenue with...

Oct 09, 2014, 08:04 ET

Fifth Avenue Comes Alive for New York City's 70th Annual Columbus Day Parade

 As the Columbus Day Parade celebrates 70 years, it promises to deliver fun, excitement and a sea of red, white and green up Fifth Avenue on...

Oct 01, 2014, 09:15 ET

Columbus Citizens Foundation Hosts 70th Annual Gala Celebration to Benefit Italian American Student Scholarship Fund

WHAT: The Columbus Citizens Foundation 70th Annual Gala Benefit featuring a host of Italian dignitaries and celebrities.  The Gala will be...

Sep 30, 2014, 00:00 ET

La Columbus Citizens Foundation festeggia i suoi 70 anni con la più grande celebrazione al mondo della cultura e del successo italo-americani: la Parata del Columbus Day

-- La leggenda della finanza Frank Bisignano sarà Grand Marshal per guidare le esibizioni vecchie e nuove che attirano oltre un milione di...

Sep 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

Columbus Citizens Foundation Celebrates 70 Years with World's Largest Celebration of Italian-American Culture and Achievement: The Columbus Day Parade

On Monday, October 13, 2014, Fifth Avenue will come alive with more than 40,000 participants and over one million spectators for New York City's...

Oct 14, 2013, 07:45 ET

West Point Marching Band Forced to Skip Columbus Day Parade

Government Shutdown Bars Historic Band's Participation in Community Outreach  The West Point Marching Band – scheduled to lead the...

Sep 17, 2013, 11:22 ET

Joseph R. Perella Named Grand Marshal of New York City's 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade

Esteemed Philanthropist and Renowned Deal Maker to Lead Over 100 Contingents and 35,000 Marchers in World's Largest Celebration of Italian-American...

May 31, 2012, 10:18 ET

Philanthropist and Wall Street Leader and Innovator Mario J. Gabelli To Be Grand Marshal of the Columbus Day Parade

World's Largest Celebration of Italian-American Culture and Heritage to be Held on October 8, 2012 Mario J. Gabelli, the eminent...

Oct 04, 2011, 10:53 ET

Spectacular Maserati Quattroporte S in Raffle to Benefit Scholarship Students

Just a few Days Left in Chance to Win Unsurpassed Luxury and Design in High Performance Sedan Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Programs...

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
A 2011 Maserati GranTurismo Convertible will be auctioned to benefit the Columbus Citizens Foundation's scholarship funds. For details and tickets, call 866-860-8572. (PRNewsFoto/Columbus Citizens Foundation)

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

The elegant and powerful Maserati Quattroporte S that will be raffled on October 16, 2009 to benefit the Columbus Citizens Foundation's Scholarship Program. For raffle details visit (PRNewsFoto/Columbus Citizens Foundation)[TK]

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...