Dear Brothers and Sisters.
In March I prepared for the Grand Council meetings, March 17, 18, 2023, held at the Centinela Valley Lodge #1991 Hall, Torrance, CA.
As State First Vice President I was asked to preside as president for the two days meetings of the grand council by State President Barbara Fumosa Wisniewski. Unfortunately, her husband Ken is going through treatment, and she needed to be with him. However, President Barbara was able
Dear Brothers and Sisters.
I am getting ready to attend the Grand Council meeting, which is the weekend of the 17th & 18th of March 2023.
I would like to encourage members who might be
Happy St. Patrick’s Day
The weekend of March 17, 18, 2023, our Grand Council meetings will be held at the Centinela Valley Lodge Hall, Torrance CA.. I encourage all members in the area or traveling south to take the opportunity to attend the open meeting on Saturday, March 18, 2023. It will be a suitable time to see/hear the reports and workings of your state officers since their grand council meeting in September 2022. Then join us for dinner Saturday evening which will be held at the Lodge Hall. There will be a choice of Prime Rib or Chicken Wellington with all the
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
We are now approaching OSDIA’s 118th year! WOW! How proud we are of the accomplishments and success of so many wonderful years of being one of the oldest fraternal organizations. We could not have moved forward without the tireless work of volunteers’ members, state, and national officers as we move into 2023. Over the last several months, we’ve been navigating the “new normal” as our world and lodges begin to slowly re-open and re-gather. During this transitional period, we’ve remained dedicated to the Order, preserving our Italian Heritage, Italian Culture & Language.
Technology is both an opportunity and
There are many members that have asked “What does the State and National Lodges do for us?” I would like remined all the Lodge Presidents, State Officers & Past State President, State Committee Chairpersons, to share the information that I pass on from the State and National office to all our members.
When we take the time to read, participate and click on to the various links included in my articles; the information keeps all members up to date with information on what is being accomplished by our State and National Officers and Office staff that keep OSDIA moving forward with the times!
When we stay connecter, it helps us
Dear Brothers and Sisters….
Have you ever thought about our organization and its members? Are we truly following the path and guidelines of OSDIA? When I think of our organization, I think of members who were/are remarkable members of a family. Have you truly realized what a marvelous organization you belong to? How much you have learned of your Italian Heritage? What friends do you have who are now like family? I have in fact, have friends/members that are so proud
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