The Triangle Sons of Italy is part of the largest and longest-established national organization for men and women of Italian descent in the United States, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America.
Our group conducts a series of local programs designed to celebrate and preserve our culture and heritage and to promote and enjoy the warm family relationships so many of us grew up with.
Please review our calendar of upcoming events and other parts of our web site to learn more about us.
The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America encourages the study of Italian language and culture in American schools and universities; preserving Italian American traditions, culture, history and heritage; and promoting closer cultural relations between the United States and Italy.
The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) is the largest and longest-established national organization for men and women of Italian heritage in the United States.
Established in 1905 as a mutual aid society for early Italian immigrants, today OSIA has more than 600,000 members and supporters and a network of more than 700 chapters coast to coast, making it the leading service and advocacy organization for the nation’s estimated 26 million people of Italian descent.
SONS OF ITALY FOUNDATION
The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) is the philanthropic arm of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America. It was founded in 1959 as a private, grant-making institution with the purpose of preserving Italian American culture, encouraging educational excellence among Italian Americans and improving lives in other areas.
LODGE 2817 COUNCIL OF OFFICERS
MARCH 2017 – FEBRUARY 2018
President: Anita Kretchik
Vice-President: Fran Giannuzzi
Immediate Past President: Pete Barletto
Secretary: Patricia Palmer
Treasurer: Bob Giannuzzi
Orator: Jay Confalone
Guards: George Scalco, Karen Bledsoe
Master of Ceremonies: Bernard Castellano
Mistress of Ceremonies: Fran Castellano
Trustees: Nick Verna, Margaret Confalone, Jan DiSantostefano, Tony DiSantsefano, John Palmer
Arbitration Committee: AnnMarie Calabria, Pat Cashman, Roy Cordato, Charlotte DiLeonardo, Joe Smolenski