Celebrating Italian Heritage Month

So many reasons to celebrate Italian Heritage Month at the CCF Townhouse. Join Us For an Event!

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October 25, 2021

Wild, Witch, and Wench: Women, Food, and Magic Tuesday, October 26 at 6PM

On Tuesday, October 26 at 6PM, join us for Wild, Witch, and Wench: Women, Food, and Magic in Carlo Levi and Cesare Pavese. Guest speaker, Norman Rusin, Ph.D. will discuss his current research on this intriguing aspect of Italian literary culture. Cocktails will include a Strega signature drink for the evening We encourage all attendees to bring your spookiest witch stories and craziest Italian family superstitions.

Suggested donation to the Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship Fund is $50 per person. RSVP and read more about the guest speaker below.

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October 25, 2021

A Panel Discussion at the Townhouse Italian American Baseball Foundation Tuesday, October 26 at 7:00 PM

On Tuesday, October 26 at 7:00 PM Columbus Citizens Foundation welcomes the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) to the Townhouse for a panel discussion. The panel includes former big-league players Frank Catalanotto, Mike Pagliarulo, Hall-Of-Famer John Franco, and baseball broadcaster Wayne Randazzo. IABF Board Director Chris R. Vaccaro will moderate.

The event is Free to Members. Please RSVP below and indicate if you plan to stay for dinner following the event. Only Members and guests of Members may dine at the Townhouse.

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October 25, 2021

Young Adults Auxiliary of Columbus Citizens Foundation Proudly Presents Haunted Halloween Gala Saturday, October 30th, 2021 at 7:00 PM

Join the YAA on Saturday, October 30 at 7 PM at the CCF Townhouse for the Haunted Halloween Gala.

Admission includes 2 Raffle Tickets, Dinner, Drinks, Fortune Telling, Costume Contests, Jack-O-Lantern Carving Contest, and much more!

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October 20, 2021

The Wines of Southern Italy with Robert Camuto October 21 at 6:00 PM

On Thursday, October 21 CCF welcomes to the Townhouse Robert Camuto, a prize-winning American author and journalist, and contributing editor for Wine Spectator. This exclusive event begins with a lecture for $35, which includes a copy of South of Somewhere: Wine, Food and the Soul of Italy. The evening unfolds with an expertly paired four-course meal you won't want to miss featuring wine provided by Feudi Di San Gregorio for an additional $90.

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October 19, 2021

Michael Pascucci Named Grand Marshal of 2021 Columbus Celebration, Will Lead In-person Columbus Day Parade on October 11

Michael Pascucci Named Grand Marshal of 2021 Columbus Celebration, Will Lead In-person Columbus Day Parade on October 11

Michael Pascucci, Chairman of Duck Pond Associates, to Lead the 77th Annual Columbus Day Parade Up Fifth Avenue on October 11, 2021.

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October 19, 2021

2021 Columbus Celebration Honoree: Joe Gurrera

Joe Gurrera is the owner of Citarella, a group of popular epicurean markets, Citarella.com and Citarella Wines & Spirits. Joe also owns Lockwood & Winant, one of the most influential wholesale importers and distributors at New York’s iconic Fulton Fish Market, supplying seafood to hundreds of top national chefs and restaurants.

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October 19, 2021

2021 Columbus Celebration Honoree: Jodi Pulice

Jodi Pulice, founder and CEO of JRT Realty Group, is a pioneer for women in the real estate sphere. Founded as the first-ever Minority/Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) brokerage firm 25 years ago, JRT has completed more than 50 million square feet of transactions nationwide, valued at more than $5 billion.

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ABOUT US

The Columbus Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City committed to fostering an appreciation of Italian-American heritage and achievement.

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The Columbus Citizens Foundation administers scholarship programs that help hundreds of students every year in elementary school, high school, college, and medical school, and graduate programs in the arts.

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