Over 50 people attended the St. Helena Lodge’s February 7, 2024, meeting which featured a presentation by Christina Olivolo, who spoke about the experiences of Italian-Americans during WWII. Christina has extensively researched this topic, including reviewing countless FBI files and newspaper articles from that period, conferring with other experts on this topic, and interviewing those who remember this dark chapter in the story of Italians in America.
Few of us know today that unnaturalized Italian immigrants – many of whom had resided in the United States for decades
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Shasta Lodge just held our annual two night Crab Feed. We sold out quickly for both nights and served 470 plus meals. Our Chairs Paul Monette and Jim Nobili did their usual outstanding job putting together this large event. And thanks to all our members and friends who stepped up to help.
We welcomed State Vice President Louie Lodi, our State Deputy John Jefsen and his lovely wife Lorna, and President of the Vincenzo Bellini Lodge of Chico,Tony George,
Eureka Lodge’s 100th anniversary dinner celebration is scheduled for March 23rd at the City of Eureka’s Wharfinger Building overlooking Humboldt Bay. The festivities will begin at 5PM and the catered dinner at 5:30PM.
The celebration will continue throughout this year with historical displays, lectures and interviews at various museums and on public access television recalling the Italian-American experience
Cristoforo Columbo Lodge #1534 in Reno, Nevada, would like to share some information about what has happened at our Lodge these past few months.
The Great Italian Festival at the El Dorado Hotel and Casino in October was another great day for us. The Sons and Daughters of Italy had their booth manned mainly by Barbara and Ken Wisniewski. She had help from other Lodge members throughout the day. The Bonaldi/Ricci booth was manned by most of the family members. It was a beautiful day and oh so many people
We are hoping everyone had a very happy holiday season – a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year. December was a busy month for Northern Solano Lodge members. On December 7th, our kitchen crew and members cooked and served 140 guests at the Adult Recreation Center Holiday Luncheon. Later in the month, our Lodge members enjoyed a potluck Christmas party in place of our monthly meeting. We truly have many talented cooks! Entertainment was provided by Northern Solano Lodge Member, Riccardo Marracino and a local vocalist Hayley Green.
We kicked off January with intense
Back on Track with Fundraising: A Celebratory Success for OSDIA Napa Lodge #2043
In an inspiring display of community spirit and resilience, Napa Lodge #2043, hosted its first major fundraiser since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, held on Saturday, February 17, 2024, was not just a return to tradition but a bold statement of revival and unity within the community. Dubbed “BOOT TO FORK: Festa Italiana a Napa,” the evening was
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Sons and Daughters of Italy in America
Grand Lodge of California
P. O. Box 2467
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone: (415) 586-1316