On Sunday, June 2nd, Chef Matthew Pierone was recognized by the Morris County Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 with a brief ceremony at his restaurant, The Gourmet Café. He was presented with a “Certificate of Appreciation” in recognition of his ongoing service and generosity to the Sons of Italy and the community of Parsippany Troy Hills. On hand to make...

Leaders in public service, business, arts, and humanitarianism were honored at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington D.C. on Thursday by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 35th Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala, celebrating the region of Sicily. The SIF awarded 16 scholarships of at l...

During the official visit to Italy by the national leadership of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA), the ceremony for the presentation of the charter of the new "Pantheon" chapter was held in Rome. The president of the new chapter, Arch. Patrizia Bernardette Berardi, received the certificate together with the other promoters,...

A delegation from the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA), led by President Michael G. Polo, President of the Sons of Italy Foundation Joseph Sciame, National 1st Vice President Thomas A. Lupo, National 3rd Vice President Dr. Mark DeNunzio, National Executive Director Shayla Kaestle, and co-chair of the National Membership Commissi...

Sons of Italy -Lodge 2561 continues to expand its presence in Morris County, where it is well known for its charitable endeavors. At the organization’s April General Membership meeting on April 24th, they were proud to swear in an additional nine new members. This was in addition to the 11 new members who were sworn in at the previous month’s meeti...

The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) was honored to host Alessandro Anello, the Tourism Counselor of Palermo, Sicily, at its national headquarters in Washington, D.C. on April 18. The visit marked a significant step toward fostering closer ties between OSDIA and the vibrant city of Palermo. During his visit, Anello met with OSDI...

The Board of Directors of the Italian American Leadership Forum (IALF), founded in 2023, coordinated a wreath-laying ceremony on April 17, 2024, at the Giovanni da Verrazzano Statue in New York City’s Battery Park to celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the arrival of Giovanni da Verrazzano, an Italian navigator and explorer who traveled under the fl...

As far as I know, I don’t have one bit of Italian heritage, but after my experience last weekend I am prepared to be adopted by someone who does. My husband, Mike, and I had the pleasure of attending the Italian Cooking School offered at the Sons and Daughters of Italy lodge in Bellaire on April 8. We had both visited the club on its pasta nights i...

Fondazione Italia, a leading Italian Language school both in the classroom and online, has announced a partnership with Order Sons And Daughters Of Italy In America® (OSDIA). All members of OSDIA are eligible for a 20% discount on any group class offered by Fondazione Italia, which include beginning to advanced as well as conversational, vocabulary...

Fondazione Italia, a leading Italian Language school both in the classroom and online, has announced a partnership with Order Sons And Daughters Of Italy In America® (OSDIA). OSDIA announced this partnership in the April issue of its newsletter “Questo Mese”. This partnership is focused on rekindling a connection to heritage and culture among the I...