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Help us become an OSDIA Influencer!

Help us tell the Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America’s (OSDIA) story to current and prospective members and their families!

The OSDIA Video and Photography Contest is your opportunity to showcase your member experience to help us become a social media influencer on YouTube or one of our other social media sites. 
Submit your photos and videos to: membership@osia.org
Deadline for submission is January 1 at 11:59 p.m.


PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST: 
• Submit photos including (1) lodge meeting/event, (2) cross-cultural moment, (3) food/wine, (4) membership experiences, (5) what you love about being Italian. 
• Open to all OSDIA members.

VIDEO CONTEST:
• Submit a video that details your unique experience as an OSDIA member. 
• Contestants may submit one video each of no more than five minutes. 
• Open to all OSDIA members.

Winners will have their photos posted on our social media sites and potentially other publications.
CONSIDERATIONS: Photos submitted to this contest will become public and could be shared broadly via social media. Videos and photography should be appropriate for public viewing and reflect OSDIA’s values and code of conduct.

DaVinci Lodge Upcoming Events at A Glance


  • Oct. Council Mtg. Oct. 1 
  • Oct. General Mtg./Columbus Day Oct. 13 
  • Nov. Council Mtg. Oct. 29 
  • Nov.  General Mtg.Nov. 3 
  • Veterans Picnic Nov. 10 
  • Dec.  Council Mtg. Dec. 3 
  • Christmas Party Dec. 14 
  • La Befana Breakfast Jan. 11 
  • Super Bowl Party Feb. 2, 2020 
  • Carnevale Feb. 22, 2020 
  • Veterans Fundraiser May 2, 2020  

Celebrations/Events/Activities

Celebrations

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  •  La Befana, January 6 
  •  Carnevale  
  •  St. Joseph’s Table  
  •  Pasquetta  
  •  Picnic Lodge 
  •  Anniversary Celebration 
  •  Italian Republic Day (June2) 
  •  Members Appreciation celebration 
  •  Fourth of July 
  •  Ferragosto, August 15 
  •  Columbus/Italian Heritage Month (October)
  •  Thanksgiving 
  •  Family Christmas Party   

Activities

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  • Alzheimer’s Association 
  • Arizona Veterans  
  • St. Vincent DePaul 
  • Italian Festival (participate)
  • Musical Instrument Museum (participate) 
  • Sister Cities Catania   (participate) 
  • Christmas Angels 
  • Toys-for-Tots 
  • St. Mary’s Food Bank  
  • Backpack Program
  • Bocce Tournament
  • Fun Trips/Casino Trips
  • Casino Night Italian Card Games – Briscola, Scopa  Tombola (Italian Bingo)
  • Italian Conversation Lessons
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Kids Activities (pizza making)
  • Olive Picking and Cur

Events

Several DaVinci members participated at the Hearn Academy annual cultural event. Our display table contained a map of Italy, the Italian flag, pottery pieces, books, apron and kitchen towels unique to Sicily, a tri-fold poster board filled with postcards highlighting various Italian cities, pictures of typical foods, and included on the board were every day phrases. The children enjoyed the diversion of the day and the teachers were very welcoming and accommodating. It was great opportunity to share our love of Italy with the children.