Thank You For Making Our Columbus Day Italian American Cultural Celebration A Great Success!


On Monday, Columbus Day, October 10th, at The Tall Ship Park, The Italian American Alliance (IAA) hosted the first-ever Italian American Cultural Celebration. The IAA sends a BIG THANK YOU to:


Sponsors: The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Italia Unita


Entertainers: Felix Cutillo, DJ; Characters for All Occasions (Anna and Elsa); Street Magic, Ray Cavicchio, Cory Pesaturo and Steve Charette, magician.


Non-Food Vendors: Auntie Dalies Artisan Dried Pasta; Bling; CREATEaART; Foss Farms, Freedom Jewelry; MAB Photography; Jack Turner; Uncle Moo’s Emporium; I AM Books; ITAM Vets, Children’s Games Coordinator Andrea Higgins, and paper mâché demonstrator Pascal Conti.


Food Vendors: Brelundi; Fabrizia Limoncello; Fudge n’ Stuff; Montilio’s; Roma’s Bakery and The Sausage Guy.


IAA Staff: Dom Amara and Carol Rossi (Co-Chairs); Jim DiStefano, President; Tony Sestito, Co-Chair, AMICI Project; Tommy Damigella, Vice President, and MC; Marissa Sestito, Lina D’Alleva, Brian Patacchiola, Angelo Rossi, Marisa DiPietro and Florence Guidara, IAA Board Members; Phil D’Alleva, Shauni Turner, Jimmy Martorano, and Dottie D’Onofrio, IAA members.


Invaluable Volunteer Lisa Cappuccio, Italia Unita


The Staff at The Tall Ship Park: Rachel, Stephanie, Monte, and Mario


And YOU – Members and Friends of the Italian American community

who attended and contributed to the overwhelming success of the

Italian American Cultural Celebration


Dom Amara and Carol Rossi

Co-Chairs



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