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Nov 21, 2016, 07:00 ET Leading Journalist Maria Bartiromo Elected As Board Member Of Columbus Citizens Foundation

The Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today that award-winning journalist Maria Bartiromo will be joining their Board of Governors, effective...


Oct 04, 2016, 09:12 ET Columbus Citizens Foundation Marks its 72nd year with The Columbus Day Parade: The World's Largest Celebration of Italian-American Culture

On Monday, October 10, the 72nd annual Columbus Day Parade will be held in New York City.  The parade celebrates Italian-American heritage,...


Sep 26, 2016, 09:00 ET Columbus Citizens Foundation Announces Arianna Bergamaschi As 2016 Gala Guest Entertainer

 New to this year's Columbus Celebration Gala entertainment is Italian singer, stage actress, TV personality and musical theater...


May 25, 2016, 06:06 ET Robert LaPenta to Lead New York City's 2016 Columbus Day Parade

 The Columbus Citizens Foundation announced today that it has named Robert V. LaPenta as the Grand Marshal of the 72nd Columbus Day Parade,...


Apr 27, 2016, 10:24 ET Columbus Citizens Foundation Applauds Colorado State Government In Its Decision To Uphold Columbus Day As A State Holiday

 The Columbus Citizens Foundation is thrilled with the Colorado House State, Veterans and Military Committee's recent vote of 7 to 2 rejecting...


Feb 15, 2016, 12:51 ET La Columbus Citizens Foundation piange la scomparsa del giudice della Corte Suprema degli Stati Uniti Antonin Scalia, 61esimo Gran Maresciallo della Parata del Columbus Day di New York City

Una perdita incommensurabile di un americano vitale dalle origini italiane  Il Comitato dei Governatori della Columbus Citizens...


Feb 14, 2016, 18:54 ET Columbus Citizens Foundation Mourns The Loss Of United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia 61st Grand Marshal Of New York City's Columbus Day Parade

The Board of Governors of the Columbus Citizens Foundation and its membership mourn the loss of an extraordinary American, the first Italian...


Jan 27, 2016, 11:55 ET Columbus Citizens Foundation Congratulates Janet DiFiore

 The Columbus Citizens Foundation congratulates Janet DiFiore, a great Italian-American, on her recent confirmation as the next chief judge of...


Oct 09, 2015, 06:00 ET Columbus Citizens Foundation Marks its 71st Year with The Columbus Day Parade: The World's Largest Celebration of Italian-American Culture and Success

  WHAT: The 71st Columbus Day Parade in New York City will celebrate Italian-American heritage with more than 40,000 participants and over one...


Oct 01, 2015, 06:00 ET Columbus Citizens Foundation Marks its 71st Year with The Columbus Day Parade, the World's Largest Celebration of Italian-American Culture and Success

On Monday, October 12, 2015, New York City will celebrate Italian-American heritage with more than 40,000 participants and over one...


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 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...


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 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...