ABC7 to celebrate Italian American Heritage Month with Chicago Columbus Day Parade 2021

Oct 07, 2021 1112

ABC7, Chicago's most-watched television station, is celebrating the city's vibrant Italian American community with the broadcast of the 69th annual Columbus Day Parade. The hourlong event is hosted by ABC7 Windy City Weekend anchors Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini. They will be joined in the broadcast booth by Anthony Rago, Italian American Human Relations Foundation board member, who will contribute commentary.

The parade will air Monday, Oct. 11, at 1 p.m. and will also be available on and ABC7's connected TV apps. October is Italian American Heritage Month. "We are so proud to be partnering once again with ABC 7," said Ron Onesti, president of the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans. "The Columbus Day Parade is a generations-old tradition that celebrates the contributions made by Italians to this great country."

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