Do You Know Your Italian Roots? Genealogy Research Project

Sep 30, 2018 697

If not, here’s your chance to win a Genealogy Research Project! Contest begins October 1, 2018! In honor of Italian American Heritage Month, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) is holding a contest to win a genealogy research project donated by My Italian Family (valued at $2,000). Through the entire month of October, individuals who join, renew, or gift a $35 OSDIA national At-Large Membership (ALM) online will be entered for a chance to win one of two available research projects.

Discover your family history all the way to the late 1700s! The winner of the “5 Generations Back” Research Project will learn his or her ancestors’ names, occupations, where they grew up, and many more amazing historical details. Reconnect to your living relatives! The “Living Relatives” Research Project will identify the winner’s Ancestor’s descendants in his or her town of origin in Italy. A great opportunity to discover potential Italian cousins.

Complete research results will be provided in both printed and electronic versions.

The contest will run from 12:00 a.m. EDT on Oct. 1, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. EDT on Oct. 31, 2018. Individuals who renew their ALM, purchase an ALM for themselves, or purchase the gift of ALM for someone else online through will automatically be entered to win*.

We extend very special thanks to Bianca Ottone, owner of My Italian Family, LLC, for generously donating the research project for this contest. Not the winner of the contest? Visit the Members Only community of for details about a special discount on research and other services from My Italian Family for Sons and Daughters of Italy members. Visit for more information.

Don’t miss the chance to win your Italian Family Tree (valued at $2,000) for only $35!

*OFFICIAL RULES: Only At-Large Membership (ALM) transactions (new, renewed, or gift) processed online through between 12:00 a.m. EDT on Oct. 1, 2018, and 11:59 p.m. EDT on Oct. 31, 2018, are eligible. Mail, fax or phone ALM transactions are ineligible for this contest. Individuals who give (purchase) an ALM gift membership are eligible to be entered, but the gift recipient will not be entered. There is no limit to the number of memberships an individual may purchase in accordance with the rules above; each membership purchased during contest period earns one automatic entry. The winner will be randomly selected on or around November 5, 2018, and contacted directly by the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America.


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