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Donation by E&J Gallo for the 149th Italian Heritage Parade Grand Ball

San Francisco – E&J Gallo Winery has graciously donated wines for the San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade’s Grand Ball on October 7, 2017. The Grand Ball is the annual celebration of Queen Isabella and her court on the eve of the parade. This black tie event draws members of the Italian community, military officials from Fleet Week, the Italian Consul General of San Francisco, city officials and many more. For more info on E&J Gallo Winery and their mission, please see their website: www.gallo.com The Italian Heritage Parade is a fun filled parade that gets better every year. Participants from all over the Bay Area march in the parade with pride. The parade has become a marquee event during the last day of the annual Fleet Week event honoring the United State Armed Forces. Please join us on October 8, 2017 in San Francisco to celebrate our Italian culture.  

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2017 Queen Isabella & the Court have been announced!

San Francisco – The San Francisco Italian Heritage Parade announces the Queen Isabella and her Court for the upcoming 2017 parade on October 8, 2017 in San Francisco. Caroline Cirelli-Castaneda has been named Queen Isabella for this years parade in October. This year marks her fifth year on the Queen’s court. She recently graduated from Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory and will begin studying Biology at Sonoma State in the fall. She gives back through volunteering at the San Francisco Zoo. Her family originally came to the United States from the Calabria region of Italy. Maria Francesca Azzolino joins the court for her third year as the Princess on the Court. Her ties to North Beach are strong as she spent a significant amount of time working with her family at Colosseo and Mona Lisa. She is a first generation American and graduate of Mercy High School. Kelly Rosanelli joins the court for her second year as the First Duchess. She is currently a student at Convent of the Sacred Heart and is heavily involved in the community as a volunteer at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club, the National Charity League and Re-Member, Service on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation […]

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