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Sons & Daughters of Italy - Vincent Lombardi Lodge


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Founding Date: 1905 in NYC
Number of Members: 100+
Purpose: The Order of the Sons of Italy in America is a fraternal organization of men and women. Nationally, it's one-half million family membership represent a very broad cross-section of the Italian American population. A large organization with an excellent community system, it strongly respects God, country and family values. Its activities show a deep respect and regard for Italian heritage and culture, while concentrating on the richness of life in America.

The goal of OSIA, as originally conceived by its founders, was to unite in one organization, all people of Italian heritage regardless of their religious, political or personal opinions.

They sought to preserve and disseminate the rich cultural heritage and language of Italy; and to promote and advance a positive image role model within the framework of American society.

We invite you to join us as we work to continue the efforts of the founders of this organization.
Officers: Vincent Giannantonio - President
Sandra Meleca - First Vice President
Thomas Meleca - Second Vice President
Joseph A. Rubé, Jr. MD - Immediate Past President
Matthew Grosodonia - Orator
Marisa Rubé - Recording Secretary
Joseph A. Rubé, Jr. MD - District VIII State Trustee
Louis DeCarolis - Financial Secretary
Catherine DiNicola - Treasurer
Mary Lou Cadena - Mistress of Ceremony
Ronald Santoli - Sentinal
Ed Groszewski - Principal Trustee
Marjorie Focarazzo - Trustee
Luigi DiFilippo - Trustee
Antonio Palucci - Trustee
Lillian Bonanni - Trustee
Patricia Galante - Chaplain
Louis Giambra - Bene Emeritus
Sister Carole Proia - Chaplain Emeritus
Delegates: Anthony DiCostanzo - District VIII State Trustee
Joseph A. Rubé, Jr. MD - District VIII State Deputy
Website: http://www.sonsofitalyrochester.com
Phone: 585-208-1578
Meeting Place: Eyer Building East Rochester
Membership Information: Membership is $60 the first year (with $10 going to the national grand lodge for registration) and $50 each year thereafter.
Membership Application: Application.doc
Upcoming Events - Sons & Daughters of Italy - Vincent Lombardi Lodge
November 15, 2018 6:00 pm Thanksgiving Gathering Sons & Daughters of Italy - Vincent Lombardi Lodge
January 13, 2019 12:00 pm After Christmas Party Sons & Daughters of Italy - Vincent Lombardi Lodge