On Dec. 7, The Order of Sons of Italy in America Peter B. Gay Lodge No. 540 hosted its 12th annual holiday event for consumers and staff at CO-OP, a local non-profit agency supporting individuals with developmental and other disabilities. More than 100 people enjoyed lunch, with music, dancing and the traditional reading of “Twas the Night Before...

The Grand Lodge of Illinois & Wisconsin, Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, celebrated their 93rd Annual Columbus Banquet on Saturday evening, October 7, 2017. The event was held at Villa Brunetti, Franklin Park, IL. Anna DeLuca, Columbus Banquet Chairwoman, welcomed the guests and introduced the Master of Ceremony for the evening, the H...

In 2018, Little Italy Lodge La Famiglia Scholarship program will be awarding four scholarships totaling $12,000: two $4,000 and two $2,000 awards. Eligible members of Little Italy Lodge and their families are encouraged to apply. The scholarship program benefits those desiring to continue their education at an accredited college or university. Appl...

The Edmond Genealogical Society (EGS) is planning a program for its December meeting on “Researching Italian Records.” Presenting the 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18 program is a member of the Italians of Central Oklahoma and The Order Italian Sons & Daughters of America (ISDA), Doug Garone. The meeting will be at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,...

This gala affair will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 at the Chateau Briand in Carle Place, New York. The cocktail hour will begin at 7:30pm followed by dinner and dancing. To commemorate this special event, a Souvenir Journal will be published. With over 250 guests expected to be in attendance, the evening promises to be a social and financial...

This December the Sons of Italy will share and celebrate a beloved element of the culture that has made its way to the United States. On 6 p.m. Dec. 15 the Sons of Italy Cultural Committee will be holding a special holiday Wine Tasting Festival. “What’s unique about this time, is that for the first time the lodge will be partnering with Vino di Pic...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF), and hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America®(OSDIA) has awarded nearly $61 million in scholarships to date. In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership...

Wakefield Sons of Italy and members of the community recently celebrated Italian Heritage Month at the Beebe Library with a screening of “Boston’s North End: An Italian American Story.” Attendees had an opportunity to ask questions and share their own stories with the producer, Boston University professor James Pasto, after the film. Upon arrival i...

Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 members donated twelve complete turkey dinners to clients of Parsippany Child Day Care Center, 300 Baldwin Road. They also donated $1,500 in gift cards to other families throughout Parsippany for the holiday. ShopRite Parsippany also contributed in donating to the Thanksgiving turkey dinners. There was a total of 24 complet...

The Grand Lodge of the State of New York Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America held its quarterly Plenary Session recently at the Rockland Lodge #2176 located in Blauvelt New York on Van Wyck Road. Newly elected Grand Lodge President Robert Ferrito opened the meeting with the traditional candle lighting ceremony along with State 1st Vice Pre...