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Upcoming Events

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Three new members installed at last evening's monthly meeting. L-R Donald MacDonald from Watertown, sponsored by Ed Natale: Domenico Susi from Medford, sponsored by Franco Mastantuono; and Alberto Mustone from Somerville, also sponsored by Franco. Vice President Bruno Viscomi was the installing officer with participation from State Deputy Paul DiBona, Past President Steve DeAngelis, Past State President Jimmy DiStefano, Orator Mel Martocchia. Also in the photo are State Second Vice President Rudy Viscomi on the left, and Master of Ceremonies Fred Pettiglio on the right. Following the meeting which provided various updates on on-going committees and progress of the Hall renovations, the whole group in attendance enjoyed some food and above all great camaraderie. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Watertown Sons-of-Italy

Congrats Detective Collins!

Watertown Police Department
Detective Dave Collins made his final radio transmission today, he is now retired after 32 years of service. Please play the slide show to hear a recording.
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Big game tonight, means big party with a big spread! Wings, ribs, chili, prochetta, steak tips, potatoes, veggies, salad. $10/person & cash bar (member's prices) & 50/50 raffle. Open to all starting 4:30pm come and go as you please. #GoPats! ... See MoreSee Less

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Super Bowl party Sunday starting at 5:00pm. $10 donation includes food. 80 inch screen and cash bar at member prices. Spread the word open to all. #GoPats! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Watertown Sons-of-Italy

The Commission for Social Justice's letter to the President Rev. John Jenkins, the President of University of Notre Dame.

Writes CSJ President Kevin Caira: "I am writing to express our dismay over your decision to cover the Columbus murals that adorn your university’s main building. Just one year ago, you explicitly supported preserving these 130-year-old murals. Now, in a matter of just one year, you go from supporting Columbus as an explorer who opened up a new land of opportunity to the oppressed masses of Europe to condemning Columbus and his voyage as being “nothing short of a catastrophe?” Did something change over the past year, or is this yet another example of a major American institution succumbing to political pressure in order to appease the narrow interests of the politically correct?"
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4 weeks ago

Watertown Sons-of-Italy

NIAF sent a letter to the University of Notre Dame today challenging the university to reconsider its decision to cover the historic Christopher Columbus murals on its campus. To view the NIAF press release and letter sent to the university, visit: https://bit.ly/2RIBgQA.

This morning, NIAF Vice Chair John Calvelli appeared on Fox News to emphasize the importance of not "erasing history." To see Calvelli's interview, visit: https://bit.ly/2T4UHQa.
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Membership

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Anyone can become a member of the Order Sons of Italy in America and a member of the Watertown Lodge.

Once enrolled every member receives access to the Member’s Lounge during normal business hours as well as a copy of a monthly newsletter.

The downstairs Member’s Lounge is open Monday – Wednesday and Friday from 6:00pm until 11:30pm. Only OSIA members are allowed to use the downstairs lounge.

Members in good standing may invite guests. Guests are limited to three visits per month, prior to enrolling as a Regular or Social Member.

Beverages served at the downstairs lounge include an assortment of domestic and imported beer (the coldest beer in Watertown!), wine, liqueurs, cocktails, Italian drinks and sodas – all at a discounted member rate.

Members LoungeFor entertainment there are large HD flat screen TVs, including an 80 inch LED TV, with access to most sport channels and RAI the Italian channel, a full-size regulation pool table, foosball/biliardino table, dart board, wireless Internet, Italian and American cards (for Tre Sette/Scopa/Briscola/ Gin/Scala 40/etc) and a full service kitchen.

The Member’s Lounge and entire building is a non-smoking facility.

More importantly as a fraternal Order, the lounge offers a place to relax and socialize with fellow members.

All members of the Watertown Lodge also receive National and State benefits, as mentioned below.

National Benefits:

Free print & online subscription to Italian America magazine, members-only access to the
National website, discounts on wireless products and services, travel, health & wellness
services, genealogy research, language instruction, insurance, culinary products and more.

For more information visit: www.osia.org

State Benefits:

Free subscription to the Sons of Italy News, discount on home, life and auto insurance and
preferred eligibility for Grand Lodge scholarships.

For more information visit: www.osiama.org or download the brochure on the right. 

 

Membership BrochureThere are 4 types of membership for the Order Sons of Italy in America.

Regular Members:

Men and women who can trace their, or their spouse’s Italian lineage. They can participate in meetings, vote and hold office.

Regular Membership is $80 annually.

Social Members:

Individuals who are not of Italian descent. They may vote at meetings, however they may not hold office.

Social Membership is $60 annually.

At-Large Members:

People who cannot attend meetings or who do not live near a lodge. They receive all OSIA State and National benefits. They may not vote or hold office.

At-Large Membership is $35 annually, to become an At-Large Member visit: www.osia.org

Junior Members:

Young adults between the ages of 10-18 who have the same benefits as Regular Members.

 

JOIN NOW!

Become a member today and to be part of the largest Italian-America organization.

For more information contact us at 617-799-8819 or email us here.