Columbian Foundation
See Photos From the 2016 Golf Outing!
See Photos From the 2015 Awards Extravaganza!

75th Annual Awards Gala

This year’s Columbian Foundation is an extra special occasion, as it is our 75th “Platinum” Anniversary! Please join us on Saturday, October 15th at the Birchwood Manor.

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Meet the 2016 honorees:

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Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno | State of New Jersey


James Gannon | Morris County Sheriff-Elect


Dr. Joseph V. DiTrolio | Urologist


Marlene Zwigard | Owner, Little Village Day School

2016 Columbian Foundation Golf Outing


Thank you for making the Columbian Foundation’s 24th Annual Golf Outing a great success!

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The Columbian Foundation Awards NJIT Scholarship


The Columbian Foundation awarded NJIT student John Lombardi the Rudolph Ricardi Memorial Scholarship at the college’s Newark campus.

The presentation of the scholarship check was given by Columbian Foundation president, Rocco Malanga, Scholarship Chairman, Benjamin M. Del Vento, Esq., and Trustees Andrew Vassallo and Samuel Martino. Katia Passerini, Dean of the Albert Dorman Honors College, was also present.

The group was also treated to a tour of the state-of-the-art NJIT campus.

Columbian Foundation Scholarship Presentation


On November 17, Columbian Foundation members Benjamin M. Del Vento, Joseph Bonanno, Samuel Martino, Andrew Vassallo and Foundation president Rocco Malanga presented NJIT student John Lombardi with the Rudolph Ricardi Memorial Scholarship.

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2015 Awards Gala

Thank you for attending the 2015 Columbian Foundation Awards Gala.  We’ll see you next year for our 75th Anniversary Extravaganza on Saturday, October 16, 2016!

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Meet the honorees:

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Senator Anthony R. Bucco | 25th Legislative District

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Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco | 25th Legislative District

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Dr. Brian Campolattaro | Pediatric Ophthalmologist

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East Hanover Mayor Joseph Pannullo

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