AMERIGO VESPUCCI LODGE #160 89THCOLUMBUS DAY DINNER DANCE SATURDAY OCTOBER 12, 2013 The dinner dance and celebration was held at Anthony’s Lake Club by the Lodge. It is a special day for all Italians, celebrating Columbus landing in America in 1492. He had convinced Spain’s King Ferdinand to let him sail to the new land.Columbus was born in Genoa Italy in 1451. We also honored Mr. Joseph LoStocco 3rd for his dedication and contributions in supporting the Lodge. The festivities began with a flag raising ceremony at City Hall. Pictured are John DeBenedetto and friends enjoying the evenings festivities. Planning for the event was chaired by Elizabeth Shannon.