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Order Sons of Italy in America
DBA Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America
Fresh Meadows, NY

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity.
The order of Sons of Italy in America is the oldest and largest organization of
Italian American men and women in the United States and Canada.

Benvenuti Amici

The Luigi Pirandello Lodge is a Lodge of the Order Sons of Italy in America.

Dear Brothers and Sisters:

Please see the attached files regarding participation in the new and exciting 115th Anniversary OSDIA Commemorative Journal ... "Questi Siamo Noi" - "This Is Us."  

This unique publication will offer a chance for you to display your "pride in heritage" amidst a historical period in our beloved Order's history.  State President Anthony Naccarato has creatively thought of this project as a way of showcasing and celebrating our Italian American pride.  We hope you will be included in this beautiful OSDIA memorable journal endeavor.

If you are submitting an entry, please include your phone number/cell for further contact, together with your family name.  For those sending actual photos (color or black/white) be assured that your photos will be returned to you after the project is completed.  The cost for each page will be $100.00 and made payable to the: New York Grand Lodge, earmarked OSDIA Commemorative Journal.

All entries are to be mailed or emailed to - Mrs. Grace Ferrara, Journal Chair, 39 Granger Avenue, Floral Park, NY 11001.  Grace can also be reached at, or 516.328.3165.  If you have any questions, you may inquire with the committee: Madeline Matteucci, 631.654.2578, or William Castello, 718.698.6153.

We kindly ask you to share this information with your lodge members.  Materials for inclusion are due on or before, October 15, 2020.

Attached please find a sample of the journal page …

OSDIA Journal Flyer

Commemorative Journal Sample Page

File submission instructions:
Please send all items for each page together in their own email.
1) Put OSDIA Journal and your family name as the email subject.
2) Supply photos individually (not placed into another document) at the highest available resolution
3) Text can be supplied in either the body of the email or in a word or pages document
4) If there is a specific order to the pictures and/or copy please indicate it in the email
5) If you’d like to supply a camera-ready file - the size should be 6” wide x 7.4” high (so as not to interfere with the page border)
please make sure it is a high-resolution pdf

We look forward to hearing from you!

Carol DiTrapani
Executive Assistant
Grand Lodge of New York

Last Updated: September 11, 2020
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