AMERICAN ITALIAN ASSOCIATION COLUMBUS DAY FESTA

We are very excited to announce that we are going to have the Columbus Day Festa again this year. There is no concern for weather conditions, as the Festa will be held on October 16 inside the air-conditioned Atrium of the Belle of Baton Rouge.
Presentation of the Italian MaidsA limited number of Italian American Maid positions are available to daughters, grand -daughters, and friends of A.I.A. Members, Italian American Marchers, and Grandsons of Italy.
Maids will be escorted and presented on stage by their fathers, grandfathers, brothers, etc. during the Festa. Escorts can present more than one maid.
Junior Maid positions are available to girls ages 7-12. Senior Maids will be single girls ages 13-21, and this year we will be presenting Mini Maids ages 3-6.

All maids will wear long solid white dresses, white shoes, and long or short white gloves. Escorts will wear coat and tie.

IF YOU HAVE A WHITE DRESS TO SELL OR LEND, PLEASE ADVISE LEAH ARRIGO. THIS INFO WILL BE PASSED ON TO OTHER PARENTS. PLEASE INCLUDE THE DRESS SIZE.

All maids will be provided with Italian colored sashes along with a nosegay of red, white, and green flowers with small American and Italian Flags.

A nominal fee of $25.00 per maid is needed to offset the cost of sashes, flags, flowers, and other expenses. This fee is due by August 31, 2011.

Please provide the requested information (one sheet per maid) and mail with your check (payable to American Italian Association) to-

  • Leah Arrigo
  • 4036 Lake Sherwood Ave. East
  • Baton Rouge, LA. 70816
  • Phone Number 225-291-0331
  • E-Mail address – leaharrigo@cox.net

Please call with any questions.

CHECKS SHOULD BE PAYABLE TO:
AMERICAN ITALIAN ASSOCIATION (MAIL PRIOR TO AUGUST 31, 2011)
Proceeds to benefit the American Italian Columbus Day Festa.

7 thoughts on “AMERICAN ITALIAN ASSOCIATION COLUMBUS DAY FESTA

  1. I am having difficulty finding a long white dress for my niece–she is 12. The few dresses I can find are either flower girl dresses (she is too old for those) or debutante and prom dresses (she is too young yet for those)…any ideas of where to shop?

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