Morris Park Community Association’s Columbus Day Dinner

Honorary grand marshal Carl Vinci (front, 4th from l) with (front, l-r) Councilman Mark Gjonaj; Chris Alessandro, MPCA treasurer; Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez; Silvio Mazzella, MPCA secretary; (back, l-r) Carmine Torchetti, MPCA second vice president; Al D’Angelo, MPCA president; Frank Agovina, MPCA first vice president and relatives.
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The Bronx Columbus Day Parade Committee held its annual Columbus Day Parade Dinner on Tuesday, October 2 at its club house on 1824 Bronxdale Avenue. The dinner dance which raises money for the time honored parade, featured Bronx Miss Columbus Gina Dinicuolo; grand marshal Christopher Mastromano, Jacobi Medical Center CEO and honorary grand marshal Carl Vinci, Project Boost educator.

Miss Columbus Gina Dinicuolo (2nd from l) received congratulations and a beautiful bouquet from (l-r) Christine D’Angelo, Josephine Fanelli and Roseann Carotenute.
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Gowns by Louise’s Louise DeLucia (r) crowned Gina Dinicuolo this year’s Miss Columbus.
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Miss Columbus Gina Dinicuolo (c) celebrated her crowning achievement with her family.
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(l-r) Honorary grand marshal Carl Vinci, Miss Columbus Gina Dinicuolo and grand marshal Christopher Mastromano were eager to serve up the ceremonial cake.
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Miss Columbus Gina Dinicuolo (c) was honored by MPCA and local elected officials.
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