The 31st Annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade, sponsored by the Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn is scheduled for Saturday, October 6.
Grand Marshals for the parade attended a special dinner in their honor at the Dyker Beach Golf Course to kick-off the upcoming festivities. The honorees for this year include: Isabel DiMola, Community Superintendent District 21, President and Chief Executive Officer of Heartshare Human Services, William Guarinello and Funeral Director, Nicholas Miraglia.
Miss New York, Mallory Hagan, was also in attendance and took some snapshots with local stakeholders, Nicholas Miraglia and Steve Spinneli, who is the new President of the 86th Street Bath Beach Kiwanis Club.
The Parade begins at 60th Street and 18th Avenue, otherwise known as Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard, at 1 p.m. It will continue along 18th Avenue to 84th Street.
There is also a pre-parade mass at St. Athanasius Church at Bay Parkway and 61st Street. Mass starts at 10:15 a.m.