Leaders in public service, culinary arts, Italian American leadership, and humanitarianism were honored on Wednesday May 25, 2022, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) at its 33rd Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. The SIF is the philanthropic...

The Sons of Italy Lodge in Kankakee voted to donate $4,000 to various charities at the group’s recent meeting. The lodge usually makes charitable bequests during the Christmas season, but it did not get a chance to do that as meetings and activities were postponed because of COVID. The group decided to fund two scholarships and make four $500 donat...

Leaders in public service, culinary arts, Italian American leadership, and humanitarianism will be honored on Wednesday May 25, 2022, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 33rd Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. The SIF is the philanthrop...

The Sons of Italy lodge is again opening up its bocce court to host Special Olympians, and this year the athletes will compete to qualify at the state level. “This is going to be our first state-qualifying tournament ever,” coach Doty Toohey said.  “We’re pretty excited for that. The state of Ohio and Columbus has called down. … They participate he...

The Grand Lodge of Florida has opened the door to a possible partnership with the Italian Studies Program at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). Last January, at a special event hosted by the Sgt. F.M. Bonanno Lodge #2549 (Boca Raton, FL), a $1,000 check was presented to Dr. Ilaria Serra, Professor of Italian and Comparative Studies and the director...

An effort to help preserve Italian history in the Sewickley area is underway. What started as an idea from residents and members of the Sons of Italy social club has developed into the Sewickley Area Italian Heritage Archive Project. The goal is to amass a collection of materials and then digitize them for preservation and observation. Items being...

Multiple representatives of community organizations gathered on the Sons of Italy’s heated outdoor patio Wednesday evening to receive donations from the Sons of Italy totaling $38,000. In total, the Sons gave $45,150 to 24 non-profits, programs and community oriented projects from January to March through the Sons’ gambling proceeds. Most years, th...

More than 105 years ago, the Loggia Giosue Carducci Lodge #146 Order of the Sons and Daughters of Italy was founded as a meeting place for Italian Americans to enjoy the fellowship of our brothers and sisters of Italian descent. Over a century later, the Sons continues to do so encouraging anyone to become a member. “We treasure the diverse communi...

Leaders in public service, culinary arts, Italian American leadership, and humanitarianism will be honored on Wednesday May 25, 2022, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 33 Annual National Education Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. The SIF is the philanthropic a...

At the Lodge's March meeting, Editor/Publisher Pam Donnaruma shared stories about a newspaper started by her family more than 100 years ago; the Post-Gazette. This paper is known as the Italian-American Voice of Massachusetts, and is published in the North End of Boston. Pam explained that production of the weekly paper is like a well-oiled machine...