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Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans
2014 Columbus Day Parade

by Jo Ann Serpico Absence makes the heart grow fonder. After too long an absence from State Street, our community was longing for a return to our original parade route. “State Street, That Great Street” was the staging ground for one of the most fabulous Columbus Day parades in Chicago in years. The Carnevale characters, the man on stilts, the clowns, the marching bands, the procession of floats teeming with men, women and children happy to be a part of our phenomenal display, all made for a celebration beyond compare. Giovanni Gullo, this years exceptional Parade Chairman, led the front …

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