Italian-American groups to host ‘Rediscover Columbus’ NJ event

Jul 27, 2020 406

BY: Erin Vogt

Amid weeks of renewed controversy regarding the fate of Christopher Columbus statues around New Jersey, an event aims to show support for the explorer’s meaning to Italian-Americans, according to one of the groups hosting it. The Facebook page of Roma Sports Caffe has announced a “Rediscover Columbus” event being planned by Roma Sports Club, UNICO Wayne and Scoglitti Society.

According to the post, the event at Dowling Gardens Wednesday, July 29 at 6 p.m will include music, food and special guests. It is aimed at promoting preservation of Columbus statues and monuments, while also celebrating “Italian-American unity.” Roma Sports Caffe President Christopher Falone recently shared an open letter on June 11, slamming vandalism of Columbus monuments elsewhere in the country as “intolerable.”

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