To promote the adoption and the application of higher social, business, professional standards and civic welfare. To provide a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render altruistic service, and to build a better community. To cooperate in creating and maintaining sound public opinion and high idealism which make possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and good will.
The Columbian Club of Chicago is an organization of Italian-American business and professional men limited to one hundred active members with no more than si from any one dicipline. The club can best be described by its objectives. These lofty goals have made the club well-respected so that its membership is much esteemed and the waiting list is quite lengthly.