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

EVENTS

See, Smell & Taste

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM

Location:

Bona Furtuna
2205 Westinghouse Boulevard – Suite 109
Raleigh, NC

Cost: Free tasting but items you purchase will be at your own expense

Bona Furtuna harvests premium Sicilian fare of the utmost quality. From their estate grown EVOO (extra virgin olive oil) to their organic marinara pasta sauce, salt seasonings or aged balsamic vinegar, their food products are sustainably produced for flavor and body while preserving the biological heritage of the island. They have five extra-virgin olive oils to include their award winning Heritage Blend and Biancolilla Centinara as well as Forte, Passalunara and the Grand Cru.

Please RSVP to Fran Giannuzzi at fgiannuzzi94@gmail.com by August 6.
 

Helen Wright Center Dinner

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Location:
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)
 

A Summer Evening of Dinner, Movie and More!

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Time: 5:00 PM
Location:
Carey C. Jones Community Center
309 Holleman Street
Apex, NC

Cost: $15 members, $20 non-members

Cindy and Michael Salerno of Artauro Productions will show their family documentary, A Taste Like Memory, a celebration of food, family, ancestry and the things that bond us to each other. They also have a cookbook to go with it that will be on sale.

Member chefs will prepare a pasta and meatball dinner with salad and cannoli. Beverages will be available for purchase.*

We will also teach you to play scopa, an Italian card game.

There will also be a 50/50 raffle, and a raffle for a terrific array of several prizes.

* Participants acknowledge that they will be consuming food prepared by lodge members while taking part in the activity and understand that TSDOI makes no guarantees, representations or warranties, whether express or implied, regarding any food consumed.  Any ill effect from any food or drink, including but not limited to food poisoning, intoxication, sickness, or allergic reaction shall not be the fault or responsibility of TSDOI.  Participants expressly and voluntarily assume any risk related to the consumption of food or drink during the activity.

Contact Nick Verna at nickverna14@gmail.com if you would like to volunteer to help or if you have any questions.

Reservations close on August 15.

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

Bob Giannuzzi
548 Clarenbridge Drive
Cary, NC 27519


Summer Evening



 

Annual Fundraising Breakfast

Saturday, September 4, 2021

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 AM
Location:
O’Charley’s Restaurant
101 Ashville Avenue
Cary, NC

Cost:
$7.00
$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.


Breakfast