The Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America will be conducting its 25th Anniversary Winter Charity Ball on Friday, January 26, 2018. The gala affair will be held at the Chateau Briand in Carle Place, New York with a cocktail hour at 7:30 pm, followed by dinner and dancing.
OSDIA National President Vera Ferrara Girolami is one of our special honorees for the evening. She is only second woman to serve as National President of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America and serves from the Grand Lodge of California. A Special Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Robert Fonti. A successful business leader from the Huntington, Long Island, Mr. Fonti is an extraordinary role model for all Italian Americans. Philip Foglia, Esq., will receive Special Recognition Award. Mr. Foglia is currently serving as Special Deputy Inspector General in New York State.
The NYSOSIA Winter Charity Ball helps to provide funds for various charitable endeavors. Support of the annual event enables the Foundation to continue its philanthropic mission supporting charitable causes. For further information, please contact Winter Charity Ball Chairperson Annette Lankewish at the office of the New York Grand Lodge, Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America at (800) 322-6742, or (516) 933-7393.