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  • Columbus Day Parade
    Established in 1944 in New York City, the Columbus Citizens Foundation is one of the best known Italian-American organizations in the country, much respected both in the US and Italy. It includes nearly 600 prominent men and women of Italian heritage representing the elds of law, medicine, government, business, education, and the arts. The Foundation describes its mission as “perpetuating pride in our Italian-American heritage, contributing to charitable causes, and encouraging and supporting the educational goals of young people through our grant and scholarship programs.” This year i-Italy partnered with the Foundation to produce this special section on the occasion of the Columbus Day Parade and Gala.
  • Events: Reports
    ALICE BONVICINI(January 25, 2011)
    Italy remains solidly the number one exporter of wine in America and Vino2011, the three-days showcase organized by the Italian Trade Commission, is a testament to this grandeur
  • On June 10, 2010 the National Organization of Italian American Women celebrated its 30th Anniversary. Guests of honor were Lidia Bastianich and her family, "for being such an outstanding example of an Italian American family and for successfully promoting our heritage". For the occasion five young Italian-American women were awarded $5,000 NOIAW scholarships as a contribution and encouragement to pursue their studies
  • On June 10, 2010, the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) will hold its 30th Anniversary Gala at the Waldorf=Astoria, honoring the Bastianich family members Lidia Bastianich, Joseph Bastianich, Tanya Bastianich Manuali, Nonna Erminia and grandchildren for their outstanding contributions to Italian culture in America. The proceeds from the Gala will help to support NOIAW programs such as the Mentor Program, the Scholarship Program, and the Cultural Exchenge Program