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Upcoming Events in June

Wednesday, June 7
A Conversation with Judge George A. Grasso (Ret.)

Please join us Wednesday, June 7 for a Conversation with Judge George A. Grasso (Ret.). George Grasso, a former First Deputy Police Commissioner NYPD (2002-2010), has achieved the highest ranking by an Italian American in the NYPD. After being the second longest serving First Deputy, he went on to become a Judge, and is now formally challenging Queens District Attorney, Melinda Katz, in a Democratic primary on June 27 with the campaign theme "NYC's Recovery Starts in Queens." Reception at 6:00PM. Discussion at 6:30PM, followed by a brief Q&A. CCF Members wishing to dine in the Taverna afterward may email mzappa@columbuscitizens.org. Please note, dinner reservations following the event are limited to Foundation Members ONLY - the reception and lecture are open to all.


Thursday, June 8
A Discussion with CCF Member & Former Congressman Hon. Joseph J. DioGuardi on the US National Debt and the Federal Debt Limit

Join us Thursday, June 8 at 6:00PM, for a discussion on the US National Debt and the Federal Debt Limit with longtime CCF Member Hon. Joseph J. DioGuardi. He will be joined by fellow Foundation Member, Michael J. Omboni, Esq, who serves alongside DioGuardi at Truth In Government as Director of Research, in addition to attorney and compliance advisor for Fiserv. Attendees receive a copy of Joe DioGuardi's insightful book, Unaccountable Congress: It Doesn't Add Up. Don't miss this chance to gain an in-depth understanding of a pressing issue that affects us all.


Saturday, June 10
Pasta Night at the Townhouse

Join us on Saturday, June 10 for a special Pasta Night at the Townhouse. The menu will include four summer pasta dishes, appetizers, dessert, & wine pairings. Be sure to RSVP today for this unique summer offering, organized with the Food and Beverage and Event Committees of CCF. Stay tuned for entertainment details, the full menu, and wine list.


Wednesday June 14
CCF's Ladies Auxiliary Presents
A Mozzarella-Making Workshop

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and create your very own fresh mozzarella. Back by popular demand, the Ladies Auxiliary invites all CCF Members, Spouses, Family and Friends to a one-of-a-kind interactive mozzarella-making workshop, featuring Agostino Fresh Mozzarella Company on Wednesday, June 14 at 6 PM. The event is $150. Space will fill up quickly so be sure to reserve this opportunity to learn the art of making fresh mozzarella from scratch.


Thursday, June 15
A Conversation with Joe Moglia

Join us for a Conversation with CCF Member Joe Moglia, our own esteemed CCF Member, on Thursday, June 15. Joe is a leader both in the boardroom and on the football field; and we look forward to learning about his dynamic career as the former CEO and Chairman of TD Ameritrade, to his current role as the Chairman of Capital Wealth Advisors and Fundamental Global, along with his rise to Chair of Athletics and Executive Advisor to the President at Coastal Carolina University. All are encouraged to book: $15 for Members, $20 for NonMembers, reception begins at 6:00PM.


Thursday, June 22 at 6:00 PM
Meet The Author: A Discussion on Women’s Health & Preventative Care with Joanne Ameruoso

Join us for an engaging discussion on the importance of annual health screenings and preventative care at Columbus Citizens Foundation on Thursday, June 22. The evening begins with a reception at 6:00 PM, followed by a conversation with friend of the Foundation, Joanne Ameruoso. Her memoir, Faith Over Fear: How My Mom's Fear of Breast Cancer Became My Fight, is an inspiring story of how she transformed her mother's fear into a source of strength, and is now a fierce advocate for women's health. Attendees will be gifted a copy of the book Joanne Ameruoso is passionate about helping other women find their voices. She is a Health Coach, a Teacher's Assistant for Special Ed Children, and mentor for women with breast cancer.


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