Columbus Citizens Foundation Congratulates Janet DiFiore

Jan 27, 2016, 11:55 ET from Columbus Citizens Foundation

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Columbus Citizens Foundation congratulates Janet DiFiore, a great Italian-American, on her recent confirmation as the next chief judge of the state Court of Appeals, New York's highest court, on Thursday, January 21.

Chief Judge DiFiore has worked diligently across various levels of the judicial branch, leading the charge in the fight for justice and safety for every New Yorker. Having exemplified the highest integrity and dedication throughout her career, the members of Columbus Citizens Foundation know that she will be an outstanding leader as the New York State Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals. We take great pride in her appointment.

The Columbus Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City committed to fostering an appreciation of Italian-American heritage and achievement.  The Foundation, through a broad range of philanthropic and cultural activities, provides opportunities for advancement to deserving Italian-American students through various scholarship and grant programs. The Foundation organizes New York City's annual Columbus Celebration and Columbus Day Parade, which has celebrated Italian-American heritage on New York's Fifth Avenue since 1929. For more information, contact

Jefferson Wilson, Director of Marketing & Communications
Columbus Citizens Foundation
Phone: (212)249-9923 x242
Fax: (212)737-4413


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