President’s Message Fall 2014

Sep 24, 2014 937

By William Schievella

As you read this magazine Labor Day has passed and the Columbus Day holiday is upon us. Although Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus the holiday is now a celebration of the accomplishments of Italian Americans in our nation as well as Italian culture in our state.

Although these parades and events are fun to attend as brothers and sisters in law enforcement, there is a significance to our cultural history as Italian-Americans that we should take time to remember. I urge all members along with their families and colleagues to come and participate in one of the Columbus Day Parades in New Jersey as well as the New York City Columbus Day Parade on Fifth Avenue.

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Source: http://www.iapsnj.org

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