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...

Si è appena concluso il convegno nazionale dell'Organizzazione italoamericana dell'Ordine dei Figli d'Italia, che quest'anno ha scelto Dallas in Texas per il suo incontro annuale.Erano presenti il presidente Dan Longo e tutto il comitato esecutivo ed rappresentanti di ogni stato degli USA e delle varie commissioni. Tra i punti fondamentali dell inc...

Sam Vazzano and his buddies had to promise not to talk during meetings when they asked to join the Sons of Italy in the early 1960s, but their later work starting the club’s weekly spaghetti feed still speaks volumes. In a 2002 interview, Vazzano told a World-Herald reporter that he remembered one of the “cranky old guys” wagging a finger at him a...

Sons of Italy Chapter 2561 will be sponsoring a fundraiser for Par-Troy Wrestling Club.  The fundraiser will be held at Parsippany Volunteer Fire District 5, 180 Bloomfield Road on Saturday, February 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A $10.00 donation for adults and $8.00 for children. Included with the pasta dinner, cooked by the Sons of Italy member...