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 - November/December 2017


Our current issue includes:

  • Coverage of all our Columbus Dinner Dance with our Woman of the Year, Sis. Rita Carolini; our Columbus Day events, our updated calendar of events and more.

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    Summer 2017 featuring:

  • Coverage of all our Summer and Earlt Fall Events, our Picnic and the Italian Heritage Festival, our updated calendar of events and more.

    May/June 2017 featuring:

  • Coverage of our St. Joseph's Dinner Dance, Comedy Night, Paint Night, District IV Golf Outing, Officers Installation and Entertainment Night; Belli Bambino contest announcement, updated calendar of events and more.

    March/April 2017 featuring:

  • Coverage of our Valentine's Day Dinner Dance, information abut our upcoming Paint Night and Comedy Night events, Member News, a Miss/Mr. Italia Bambini/Toddler contest to enter, new lodge rental rules, our updated calendar of events and more.

    Jan/Feb 2017 featuring:

  • Coverage of our New Year's Eve and Children's Christmas parties, and the Miss Italia contest; Upcoming Valentine's Dinner Dance and Paint Night Party announcements, Member news and more. Our insert contains information on the upcoming new officers' election, coverage of singer Alfio's event at the Lodge and a story event and a story about the White Plains Christopher Colombus statue application for landmark status.

    Nov/Dec 2016 featuring:

  • Coverage of our Annual Columbus Dinner Dance and "Man of The Year" Bro. Vito Cirioni; photos of our October Heritage and Culture Month events ; Holiday party announcements, Member news and more.

    Sep/Oct 2016 featuring:

  • Coverage of our July Festa Italiana at the Kensico Dam, info on our upcoming Columbus Dinner Dance Event and Miss Italia Westchester Pageant; photos of our recently-held annual picnic and children's bocce tournaments; Member news and our updated calendar of events.

  • July/Aug 2016 featuring:

  • Coverage of our May Scholarship recipients and other Lodge events; Man of the Year announcement (Bro. Vito Cirioni), Member news, and our updated event calender. Our Member Spotlight this edition is on Teresa and Domenico Riverso.

  • May/June 2016 featuring:


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