2010

 

Columbus Day Committee Heritage Dinner 2010

Columbus Day Committee presents it Annual Award of Appreciation to
Dr. Antoinette Iadarola, Pesident of Laurelton Hall Academy, Guest Speaker at the Columbus Day Committee Heritage Dinner on Friday, October 8, 2010 at Anthony’s Oceanview Restaurant in New Haven.

Pictured left to right:  Paul Criscuolo, Dinner Co-Chair, TheresaArgento, Dinner Co-Chair, Mario Coppola, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Columbus Day Committee, Dr. Iadarola and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro.

 

 

WATCH THE 2010 PARADE NOW!

 

2010 Parade – Part 1
2010 Parade – Part 2
2010 Parade – Part 3
2010 Parade – Part 4
2010 Parade – Part 5
2010 Parade – Part 6

PARADE GRAND MARSHALS

Former Hamden Mayors chosen by Mayor Scott Jackson to be the Columbus Day Parade Marshalls.  The Columbus Day Parade was held on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 1 PM in the Town of Hamden.  “All of Hamden is excited to host, once again the Columbus Day Parade.  This great annual event is one of the most anticipated events of the year and we look forward to showcasing the Town of Hamden on this
special day ,”  Mayor Scott Jackson.

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Columbus Day Committee Year 2010

The Columbus Day Parade Hosted by the Town of Hamden will take place on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 1 PM.  Newly elected Columbus Day Committee members organizing and planning the year long activities and parade in conjunction with the Town of Hamden are as follows:

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Passing of the Flag

The traditional “Passing of the Flag” ceremony took place on Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 3 PM in the Conference Room of the Government Center in the Town of Hamden.  The Honorable April Capone Almon, Mayor of the Town of East Haven transferred the Italian Flag to The Honorable Scott D. Jackson, Mayor of the Town of Hamden.  The Columbus Day Parade will take place in the Town of Hamden on Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 1 PM.

Pictured are Mayor Scott D. Jackson, Mayor April Capone Almon and Mr. Mario Cappola, Esq., Chairman, Columbus Day Committee.

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COLUMBUS DAY 2010 PARADE WINNERS

BEST ITALIAN AMERICAN GROUP
1st Amity Club
2nd Saint Andrew Men & Ladies Society
3rd East Haven Italian American Club

BEST POLICE COLOR GUARD
1st Yale University Color Guard
2nd Hamden Police Department Color Guard

BEST FIRE DEPARTMENT COLOR GUARD
North Haven Fire Department Color Guard

BEST SCHOOL BANDS
1st Betsy Ross Art Magnet
2nd Hamden Middle School
3rd Ross Woodward Middle School/K.A. Brennan Explorers Marching Band

SCHOOL UNITS
1st Spirit All Stars
2nd Hamden High School Dance Group
3rd Hillhouse ROTC

BEST SENIOR FIFE & DRUM
1st Stoney Creek Fife & Drum
2nd Mattatuck Drum Band
3rd Adamsville Ancients Fife & Drum

BEST JUNIOR FIFE & DRUM
Marquis of Granby

BEST PIPE BAND
1st CT Firefighters Pipe & Drum
2nd Gaelic Highland Band – Bag Pipes & Drums

BEST FLOAT
1st Branford Italian American Club
2nd East Haven Italian American Club

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GROUP
1st John Barry Assembly 4th Degree
2nd Knights of Columbus St. Joan of Arc Council #10477

BEST DRUM & BUGLE
1st CT Alumni Senior Drum and Bugle Corp

BEST HIGH SCHOOL BAND
1st Hillhouse High School
2nd Hamden High School