COLUMBUS DAY PARADE WINNERS
OCTOBER 12, 2014
BEST ITALIAN AMERICAN MARCHERS
1. AMITY CLUB
2. ST. CATELLO SOCIETY
3. NORTH HAVEN SON’S & DAUGHTER’S OF ITALY, LODGE 2805
BEST FIRE DEPARTMENT
1. WEBSTER HOSE H & L CO. ANSONIA FIRE DEPARTMENT
2. NORTH HAVEN FIRE DEPARTMENT
BEST HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING UNIT
1. HILLHOUSE ROTC
BEST HIGH SCHOOL BAND
1. NORTH HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL
2. HILLHOUSE HIGH SCHOOL
BEST OVERALL COLOR GUARD
1. U.S. NAVAL SEA CADETS, EDISON DIVISION
BEST FIFE & DRUM SR.
1. MATTATUCK DRUM BAND
2. STONY CREEK FIFE AND DRUM CORPS
3. YALESVILLE FIFE & DRUM
BEST SCHOOL MARCHING UNIT
1. NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL ITALIAN CLUB
2. NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL HONOR SOCIETY
BEST JUNIOR FIFE & DRUM CORPS
1. MARQUIS OF GRANBY, JR. FIFE & DRUM CORPS
BEST KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL
1. CONNECTICUT STATE COUNCIL
BEST VETERANS COLOR GUARD
1. A. L. POST 76 NORTH HAVEN
1. NORTH HAVEN ROTARY CLUB
2. BRANFORD ITALIAN AMERICAN CLUB
3. MARCHGIANA SOCIETY
GRAND MARSHAL”S AWARD (BEST OVERALL UNIT)
1. CT ALUMNI SR. DRUM & BUGLE CORPS
2014 Greater New Haven Columbus Day Parade from Branford Community Television on Vimeo.
Columbus Day 2014 Corporate Sponsors
COLUMBUS DAY PARADE OCTOBER 12, 2014
Grand Marshalls, Ms. Phyllis Havens and Mr. Luigi Nuzzolillo
Knights of Columbus
Crowd Enjoying the Parade
Notre Dame High School Italian Club
Annual Heritage Dinner
Wednesday, October 8, 2014,
Chairman Laura Luzzi presenting an Award to First Selectman Michael Freda of the Town of North Haven for its support in making the Parade a great success.
General Co-chairmen of the Parade. Nick Casella, Parade Marshall Phyllis Havens, Parade Marshall Luigi Nuzzolillo, Lou Criscuolo and Luciano Havens.
Heritage Dinner Co-chairmen are Joanne Mallinson, Paul Criscuolo andTerri Vailette. Missing is Theresa Argento.
Blessing of the Wreaths
October 11, 2014 St. Michaels
Church 11 AM, Statue of
Co-chairs are Theresa Argento and Richard DiPalma.
Carrying Wreath given by Marchegiana to be placed
at ColumbusStatue in Wooster Park.
Florence Thomasini and William Zampa
Wreaths placed at Christopher Columbus
statue in Wooster Park.
Passing of the Flag
The Parade of the year 2015 will be held on Sunday, October 11, 2015 in the Town of East Haven. On the left is Mayor Joseph Maturo receiving the Italian Flag from First Selectman Michael Freda of the Town of North Haven.
Cultural Event, 9-25-2014, North Haven Library,
presentation by Mr. Ted\Stockman, “Our Italian Brick Makers”
Columbus Day Parade Grand Marshall’s
Parade Grand Marshall Luigi Nuzzolillo and Parade Grand Marshall Phyllis T. Havens, chosen by First Selectman Michael J. Freda, Town of North Haven, CT
Kick-Off Pizza Party and Reception
June 4, 2014 , St. Theresa’s Church Hall North Haven, CT
First Selectman Michael Freda, Town of North Haven
Kick-Off Committee, Selectman & Grand Marshalls
L to R – Nick Casella, General Parade Committee Co -Chair
Laura Luzzi, Chairperson, Board of Directors
Luigi Nuzzolillo, Grand Marshall
First Selectman Michael Freda, North Haven
Phyllis Havens, Grand Marshall
Lou Criscuolo, General Parade Committee Co-chair
Luciano Havens, General Parade Committee Co-chair
Laura Luzzi, Chairperson,
Columbus Day Committee Board of Directors
Columbus Day Parade Passing of the Flag:
In the North Haven Town Hall on May 8, 2014 First Selectman James B. Cosgrove of the Town of Branford presented the Italian Flag to First Selectman Michael J. Freda of the Town of North Haven. The Columbus Day Parade is scheduled in the Town of North Haven on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Pictured from Left to Right are Mr. Nick Casella, Columbus Day Committee General Co-Chairman, First Selectman Michael J. Freda, Town of North Haven, Ms. Laura Luzzi, Chairman of the Columbus Day Committee of Greater New Haven, First Selectman James B. Cosgrove of the Town of Branford and Paul Criscuolo, President of the Columbus Day Committee of Greater New Haven.