The Sons of Italy, Galloway and Absecon Purple Aster Chapter is offering two $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors of Absegami and/or Holy Spirit High Schools. Students who are enrolled in college by September 2017, and have a parent or grandparent of Italian descent are eligible to apply. Details and applications are available in the guidance...

The Order Sons of Italy in America, Quattro Eroi Lodge No. 1414, will hold its March meeting at 11:30 a.m. March 26 at the Franklin Cable TV station, 23 Hutchinson St.  The business part of the meeting will be followed by a special presentation on the lives and accomplishments of Italians in Franklin by historian and newspaper columnist James Johns...

Perry Esposito took the helm as the new president of the Westbury Donatello Lodge #2559, Order of the Sons of Italy in America earlier this month. For the longtime member, being part of the Order provides a sense of camaraderie with people who love to celebrate their heritage. It’s a sense of fraternity he’s hoping will inspire the third and fourth...

Palma Fratto-Evans has been elected president of Geneva Lodge 2397 Order Sons of Italy in America. She becomes the first woman president of the lodge since its founding in 1977 and since the merger with the Geneva American Italian Ladies Lodge 2397A in 2016. Fratto-Evans and her 14-member council of officers were officially installed at the lodge’s...

Thursday, May 25, 2017. 6 p.m. reception - 7 p.m. program. Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.Join the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) on Thursday, May 25, 2017, for the 29th Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala featuring a silent auction, Venetian hour, cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, music and more! The signature Washi...

The Sons of Italy Braintree Ladies' Lodge, 161 King Hill Road, will host its annual fashion show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 23. The theme will be Focus on Spring, with fashions from Caryn's Corner, of Quincy, modeled by club members and local celebrities, including Shannon Driscoll of Project Prove, ADA Director Kristin Zechello and local columni...

It was truly a night of stars -- of the scholarly, philanthropic and celebrity type -- with the Sons of Italy Lodge 2738 rolling out the red carpet. Saturday, inside a glitzy and full-to-capacity Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center ballroom, the lodge hosted for the 18th time its Scholarship and Citizen of the Year Gala. With "hooray for Ho...

In the Roma Lodge’s renovated ballroom, there are still small signs of Hurricane Matthew. Some ceiling tiles are water-damaged, and the chair rail conceals the seam in the wall where lodge members tore out soaked drywall and replaced it. Members of Virginia Beach’s Roma Lodge have raised more than $25,000 and spent countless hours cleaning up their...

Sons of Italy Chapter 2561 sponsored a fundraiser for Par-Troy Wrestling Club.  The fundraiser was held at Parsippany Volunteer Fire District 5, 180 Old Bloomfield Road on Saturday, February 25. Included with the pasta dinner, cooked by the Sons of Italy members, are homemade meatballs, bread, salad and dessert. The Sons of Italy and Par-Troy Wrest...

Several years ago, the Lock Haven Sons of Italy lodge erected a flag pole in honor of James “Jim” Sementelli, a veteran and member of the Sons who lost his life 13 years ago in a brutal murder. The flag pole was erected and remained unassailed in front of the Immaculate Conception Church across the street from the Lock Haven Catholic School until...