Several events put Columbus in the spotlight in Chicago

Sep 13, 2022 588

No fewer than four local groups will host major events in Columbus’ name this month. The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans will spearhead a daylong celebration on Oct. 10.

Festivities will begin with a 9 a.m. Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii in Chicago, followed by a noon parade down State Street and a 3 p.m. reception at Casa Italia. A 4:30 p.m. flag-raising ceremony at Daley Center on Oct. 7 will round out the JCCIA-sponsored observances.

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