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


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 (covered)
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.


Goat Farm Tour

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Time: 11:30
Celebrity Dairy
144 Celebrity Dairy Way
Siler City, NC 27344

Cost: $20.00

The Inn at Celebrity Dairy Farm presents for the Triangle Sons of Italy and guests a mid-week Summer Italian Lunch and tour of the Dairy Farm and Inn.

The arrival time will be at 11:30 for lunch and the tour will be immediately following lunch. Dessert will be served after the tour. They have some new baby goats.

Summer Italian lunch especially designed for the Triangle Sons of Italy

Limoncello Chicken Breast
Homemade Gnocchi
Caprese Salad
Lemon Peach Pie

Price: $20.00 includes cheese and crackers upon arrival, iced tea or sparkling juice. You may bring your own wine if you choose to.

Children are welcome to attend.

A tour of this amazing working goat dairy will follow lunch. A minimum of 15 attendees is required to hold the Lodge’s reservation. For information on the venue, go to

Pay below online by credit card or send check made out to TSOI 2817 to:

Bob Giannuzzi
548 Clarenbridge Drive
Cary, NC 27519



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.


Evening of Art and Fellowship

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM

Len Rattini’s home in Cary

Cost: Free

Everyone is asked to bring an appetizer to serve 6-8 people as well as a bottle of wine to share. TSOI will provide the paper products, ice and water.

Len Rattini is a storyteller, artist, author and most of all a fellow Italian. His home is filled with his paintings that hold many memories as well as stories that he will share during the tour of his artwork. His book, Accidental Ambassador, which is about his time in the Navy, will be on sale that evening.

Len’s lovely courtyard home is not huge, so this event will be limited to 25 members of TSOI-2817 and you must RSVP in advance to Fran Giannuzzi at

The event will mainly be on the patio so bring a chair to sit and mingle, and the tour will be in each of his rooms as art is hung everywhere.


Annual Fundraising Breakfast

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 AM

O’Charley’s Restaurant
101 Ashville Avenue
Cary, NC

$4.00 children 12 and under

Includes: eggs, bacon, toast, potatoes, coffee/tea/soda, and orange juice

Net proceeds support lodge’s charity and scholarship programs

Advance sales only

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

Bob Giannuzzi
548 Clarenbridge Drive
Cary, NC 27519

Tickets to be picked up at door.