TSDOI Lodge 2817

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

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


Raleigh Regional Bocce Tournament

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM

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

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

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

2021 Raleigh Regional Bocce Tournament entry

Entry forms and $40 team entry fee ($75 if sponsored) are due by Monday, May 10, 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.

Contact: bgiannuzzi@hotmail.com

Helen Wright Center Dinner

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Helen Wright Center for Women

The Lodge has arranged with Urban Ministries of Wake County (https://www.urbanmin.org/helen-wright-center/) to provide dinner on four evenings in 2021:

Sunday, 2/14
Sunday, 5/16
Sunday, 8/15
Sunday, 11/14

If you would like to donate or cook a portion of any of these meals please contact Nick Verna (919-454-3750, nickverna14@gmail.com).

We usually cook for 35 women and the meals consist of
the following items:
 Garden Salad
 Drinks (2-gal Sweet Iced Tea & 2-Gal Lemonade)
 Entrée (ex. Meatloaf, BBQ, Chicken Parm, Pot Roast)
 Side/Vegetable to go with the entrée
 Dessert (ex. Lg Sheet Cake, Ice Cream & Brownies, Pies)

Annual Family Picnic – Picnic in Famiglia

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Time: 3:00 PM, dinner served 4:00 – 5:00
Harold Ritter Park
301 Lochmere Drive West
Cary, NC

Members – $12.00
Children 6-12 years old – $6.00
Children 5 and under free
Members’ guests – $15.00

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


  • hamburgers, hot dogs with all the condiments
  • sausage and peppers
  • potato salad
  • BBQ baked beans
  • sweet & unsweetened iced tea, lemonade, and water(NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED IN PARK)
  • sheet cake for dessert


  • food items for the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

There will be bubble gum blowing contests for the children and adults, and the 2021 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 26. NO REFUNDS

Contact Fran Giannuzzi at fgiannuzzi94@gmail.com 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