Representing Americans of Italian Descent Residing in:
California Nevada Southern Oregon
Usually I would be starting out my article with I had the pleasure of attending this event, this anniversary, But no, this is a new dimension we are living in now following the rules set forth by our elected officials. I am hoping that all of our members are staying safe and well. This is has been a difficult time for all of us. By now you have heard that the Grand Council had a conference call last month, and with all of your lodges input, the decision to cancel the 2020 Convention in Concord was made. This was the right thing to do for the safety and wellbeing of our members. I would like to thank the C. Colombo lodge for the hard work in helping the Grand Lodge as host lodge for the Convention. Information will be going out to the delegates soon as to what will needs to be voted on.
Sisters and Brothers:
Staying inside and keeping socially distant is sure hard on those of us that love to hug and stay close. I hope this will soon be a thing of the past and we can go back to living normal lives.
I do not know what normal will be in the future. I will never again take for granted our ability to interact, being able to be close to others, share time in our meetings and activities.
I want to let you know that your Grand Council has
Hello to all! This month’s article will be short due to the “sheltered – in - place” order because of the COVID Pandemic.
On March 21, 2020 our Scheduled March Grand Council Meeting we had a Webinar Conference call put together by Leadership Chairperson Mark Rossi and Webmaster Anna Graeber. They did a wonderful job with such a short notice. There were sixteen plus members connected to the conference call. For the first-time the meeting went fairly-well
“LA FESTA DELLA MAMMA”
Many stereotypes exist about the Italian mamma. What is certainly true, though, is that wherever in the world they may be, Italian mothers are still the main focus of the family and family traditions. Although mothers are respected and appreciated all year round, the “official” Mother’s Day is celebrated in Italy at the same time as in the US: on the second Sunday in May. It’s not a public holiday, but it’s certainly a time when families try hard to come together to celebrate. The very first “Mother’s Day” was introduced in 1933
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