Triangle Sons of Italy Lodge 2817

We exemplify the very best of what it is to be Italian American

Triangle Sons of Italy Lodge 2817 - We exemplify the very best of what it is to be Italian American


Raleigh Regional Bocce Tournament

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM

Clayton Community Park Bocce Courts
1075 Amelia Church Road
Clayton, NC

Triangle Sons of Italy Lodge 2817 is sponsoring this qualifying round of the Seventh Annual NC Statewide Bocce Tournament.

Details and the team application are available in the following file.

2019 Raleigh Regional Bocce Tournament entry

Entry forms and $40 team entry fee ($75 if sponsored) are due by Monday, April 22, 5:00 PM. Applications listing at least one team member will be accepted to reserve a slot, but no refunds. Individuals who would like to be placed on a team need to contact Bob Giannuzzi (see below). This year, we are also soliciting businesses for $50 sponsorships without entering a team.

Net proceeds will be used to support the Doug Flutie Jr. Autism Foundation.



Annual Italian Potluck Dinner

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM (Meal served at 6:15)
Home of Charlotte and Pat DiLeonardo

Use this link to sign up and PLEASE indicate what you are bringing and not just how many are coming – limited to 30 members (only):


Annual Family Picnic – Picnic in Familglia

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM, dinner served 3:30
Lake Lynn Park
7921 Ray Rd
Raleigh, NC

Members – $10.00
Children 6-12 years old – $5.00
Children 5 and under free
Members’ guests – $12.00

Catered by Backyard Bistro (Joe Lumbrazo, chef/owner).


  • hamburgers, hot dogs with all the condiments
  • sausage and peppers
  • pork BBQ
  • potato salad
  • BBQ baked beans
  • sweet & unsweetened iced tea, lemonade, and water


  • finger type dessert to share such as cookies, brownies, watermelon slices…

There will be games for the children and adults, and the 2018 scholarship winners will be honored.

50-50 raffle, L-R-C (bring dollar bills) with half the proceeds going to our charity fund.

Please RSVP by May 27. NO REFUNDS

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Contact Fran Giannuzzi at for further information.

You may pay online below or send a check made out to TSOI 2817 to

Bob Giannuzzi
548 Clarenbridge Drive
Cary, NC 27519




Helen Wright Center Dinner
Sunday, June, 23, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM setup – 7:00 PM serving

Helen Wright Center for Women
401 West Cabarrus Street
Raleigh, NC

The Lodge has arranged with Urban Ministries of Wake County ( to provide dinner on four evenings this year:

Tuesday, 4/9 (went well)
Sunday, 6/23
Sunday, 8/25
Sunday, 10/27

Teams of six lodge members will be assigned to each date. Contact Nick Verna at if you would like to volunteer to help.

All meals are to be prepared in advance and then ready to heat and serve at the Center. These will include entrée, sides, salad and dessert along with beverages of iced tea, lemonade or fruit juice (no soda). Subsequent expense will be covered by the Lodge. Teams are not responsible for cleanup.


Durham Bulls Game

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Time: 6:35 PM

Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Durham, NC

Cost: $16.00

Join us for a spectacular night of America’s favorite pastime. Watch the Durham Bulls play the Norfolk Tides, then cap off the night with the best fireworks show in the Triangle! The Lodge has purchased 25 tickets available on a first come, first serve basis.

You may pay online below or send a check made out to TSOI 2817 to

Nick Verna
615 Beech Hanger Drive
Morrisville, NC 27560