The Avanti is our bi-monthly newsletter that reports news about current
and past events, new Lodge and OSIA developments and other pertinent information
to our Membership.
The Avanti also accepts Member sponsorships for a small contribution.
For further information please contact Sis. Rita Cestone, at (914) 948-3608.
NOTE: All issues will download in .pdf format.
CURRENT ISSUE - January/February 2018
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- Article and photos of our Zumba and St. Joseph's Dinner events; New Members Photo and State Winners from our own family.
- Article and photos of our Valentine's Day, Superbowl and Gnocci-Making Parties, and Member news and event notices. See our insert for updates on our Heritage Trees and Sponsors.
- Article and photos of our Children's Christmas Party, New Year's Eve Party, Coverage of the Miss Italia Westchester Pageant held at the Lodge, Member news and event notices and a Member Spotlight on Bro. Vito Cirioni.
- Article and photos of our Columbus Dinner Dance, Hall of Fame and Labor Day Picnic, Member news and event notices and a Member Spotlight on Bro. Antonio Cappicotto.
- Article and photos of our 2015 Children's Bocce Tournament winners, Member news and event notices, and a special memorial tribute to Sis. Sandy Farduchi. We also spotlight Bro. Vincenzo Villani, whose video on winemaking, Il Vino di Grandpa is now on YouTube.
- Article and photos of our 2015 Scholarship winners, our Bocce Tournament trophy recipients, our newest Members and our 2015 Woman of the Year, Sis. Annamaria Forte. Our new Sponsorship pullout page also features a story on Bro. Joe Tanzi, our Lodge Chaplain.
- First new President Mario Cermele's message; article about our "Evening of Elegance" event and photos; photos of our longtime Members and more
- Article about our upcoming "Evening of Elegance" event; and our new slate of Officers.
- Article and photos of year-end events including our Children's Christmas and New Year's parties and our Holiday Boutique and Zumba Night.
- Article and photos of our Italian Heritage and Culture Month Ceremonies and our Centennial Columbus Dinner and more.
- Article and photos of the 2014 Italian Heritage Festival at the Kensico Dam Plaza, photos of our Children's Bocce Winners, Centennial Projects Updates and more.
- Article and photos of our Flag Rasing and Flagpole Dedication Ceremony, photos of our Bocce Winners and Spring Scholarship Winners and more.
- President's messag and Calendar of Events
- Article and photos of our Centennial Kickoff Event, photo of our Sweethearts' Dinner Dance and more.
- Article on our Centennial Celebrations Projects, photos of our Children's Christmas Party and New Year's Eve Party and more.
- Photos of our October Italian Heritage and Culture Month Events - Dinner Dance, Columbus Day Festival, Wreath-Laying Ceremony and more.
- Article and photos of our 2013 Couple of the Year, The Migninis; photos of the 2013 Italian Heritage Festival at the Kensico Dam and our annual picnic.
- Article and photos of our Spring Scholarship Ceremony, and photos of our Cruise and Bocce Tournaments.
- Article and photos of our 2013 Entertainment Night and Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Dance.
- Article and photo of our 2013 Recipient Hall of Fame awardee Paola Pesaturo
- article and Photo of our Christmas Party
- Photos of our Children's Christmas Party and New Year's Eve Party
- Coverage of Italian Heritage Month Events
- Article and Photo of 2012 Summer Plenary Session held at the Lodge
- Photos of the Children's Bocce Tournament, Heritage Festival at the Kensico Dam and Picnic
- Our new Woman of the Year, Mary Riguzzi, and the Spring Scholarship Recipients
- Photos of the Summer Bocce Tournaments
- Article and Photos of Spring Events: La Sera Del Vino, Entertainment Night and our Spring Dance
- Announcement of 2012 Miss Columbus Scholarship Competition
- Article and Photos on Our 2012 Hall of Fame Inductee, Patricia Moore
- Summary and Photos of the Sweethearts Dinner Dance and Children's Carnevale Party
- Summary and Photo of Christmas and New Year's Eve Parties
- Article and Photos of the Children's Christmas Party
- Summary of Italian Heritage and Culture Month Events Feature Article and Photos
- Garibaldi-Meucci Museum Donation
- Feature Article and Photos of the July Italian Heriage Festival at the Kensico Dam
- The Winner of our 2011 Miss Columbus Scholarship Award
- Spring Scholarship Competition Feature Story
- Photos of our Annual Adult Bocce Tournament and our Scholarship Reception
- Convention Wrap-up by Bro. Tony Capicotto
- Photos from our March 22 Installation of New Officers
- New President Teresa Riverso's message describing some of her term goals
- Photos of the Children's Carnevale Event
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ALSO: NEW! Italian Crossword Puzzle! Try your hand at this month's puzzle ("rapsodia" in Italian) and email Bro. Al Conte at email@example.com for the answers.
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