The Sons and Daughters of Italy, Primo Italiano Lodge 2800, Washington, is offering a $2,500 scholarship. The competition is open to seniors of the class of 2022 from McGuffey, Trinity and Washington, and any senior at Faith Christian School whose home school is one of the above. Children of active lodge members are also eligible, no matter what sc...

On February 12, 2022, Dr. Mary Kovach, among four others, was awarded the National President’s Meritorious Service Award from Robert (Bob) Bianchi, Esq., the National President of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA). The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA), established in 1905, is the largest and oldest natio...

Vincent Sarno and Vera Ferrara Girolami—both National Past Presidents of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA)—were presented with the Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro Award at the Order’s virtual Plenary Session on Saturday, February 12, 2022. The award, which is traditionally presented at the Biennial Convention, was created in 1989 and is...

The Rocky Marciano Lodge 3000 of Sons and Daughters of Italy presented two local organizations with a total of $6,500 from their inaugural casino night fundraiser.  On Tuesday night at Fairfield’s VFW Post 7925, the lodge presented Dave Black, captain of the West Essex First Aid Squad, with a ceremonial check for $5,000 and presented Brian Gallaghe...

Fri, Feb 4, 2022, 5:30 PM – Sun, Feb 6, 2022, 6:00 PM EST. Sons of Italy Lodge, 3315 West Lemon Street, Tampa, FL. Have you ever visited a “Piazza”? In Italy, a PIAZZA is the downtown meeting hub for people, a place to go for shopping, taking a stroll, having a snack at a café, for seeing and being seen. With Italy Expo 2022, the Italian piazza is...

When Italians began to arrive in large numbers in the United States, they had no representation and were heavily discriminated. Their rights were not recognized, until 1905 when a visionary, Vincenzo Sellaro, realized that only by uniting and associating themselves could they defend their rights and celebrate their origins. That is when the Order o...

Son’s of Italy 2561 gave out approximately $3,000 of ShopRite and Walmart gift cards to local families, Parsippany Day Care Center, Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter, Interfaith, and Parsippany food pantries. The Morris County of the Order of Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 is an affiliated member of the Order of the Sons of Italy In America Association, th...

The Southington Sons of Italy has elected its new officers Saturday and presented Robert Triano with its “Brotherhood Award.” Tony Cusano, president of the Southington Sons of Italy, said that the Brotherhood Award is the highest honor a member can receive. The award is given to someone who has been a member in good standing for at least 10 years w...

Announcement! The Commission for Social Justice ® (CSJ) launched an official CSJ Resource Page to collect and host educational information for reference - not only for our members, but for the entire Italian American community! Since 1979, CSJ has been the anti-defamation arm of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America® (OSDIA) that is comm...

In celebration of Italian Heritage Month last fall, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) held a members-only Family Photo Contest in partnership with My Italian Family, who donated a Genealogy Research Package worth $3,000 to be awarded to the contest winner. OSDIA’s National Office received hundreds of captivating submissions a...