Benefits of Membership

Cincinnati Lodge Benefits

  • 10 -12 Free Dinners Per Year
  • Opportunities to meet and socialize with other Italian Americans in our community.
  • Develop personal/professional relationships with OSIA members
  • Calendar of Events, Connect with Members, Advertise & Support Sponsors
  • Columbus Day Dinner Dance
  • Wine Tasting Dinner
  • Golf Outing
  • Christmas Party
Opportunity to Serve and/or Contribute to Outreach and Fundraising Programs:
  • Spaghetti/Ravioli Dinners
  • Newport Italian Festival
  • Scholarship Programs
  • Raffles
  • Winemaking

Ohio - Grand Lodge Benefits

  • Facebook page for connecting with other members, Calendar of Events & photo/video galleries
  • Annual Educational Scholarships for Members & Members Children
  • Financial support for Cooley's Anemia, Alzheimers & Doug Flutie Jr., Foundation for Autism
  • Ohio Representation at national level on Membership and Strategic Planning Committees
  • Facilitates state Liquor & Gaming licenses to qualified Lodges

National - Supreme Lodge Benefits

  • Hold local, state and national leadership positions in OSIA
  • Represent your lodge at local, state and national meetings of OSIA
  • Vote on important OSIA issues, the Sons of Italy Foundation and the Commission for Social Justice
  • A free subscription to Italian America magazine, the most widely read cultural magazine in the U.S. for people of Italian heritage
  • Access to OSIA.ORG, our cutting-edge Web site full of information about issues, programs, reports and research important to Italian Americans
  • Eligibility for OSIA scholarships and participation in OSIA youth programs
  • A host of discounts on Italian specialty items and services of interest to Italian Americans, including genealogy research, travel, Italian language instruction, and more
  • Lapel pins

Support for Charitable Activities:

  • Alzheimer
  • American Heart Association
  • Cancer Foundation
  • Cooley's Anemia
  • Ileitis and Colitis
  • Arthritis & Cerebral Palsy
  • Homeless

OSIA supports medical research, disaster relief efforts, education, cultural preservation and other important projects.

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Please click here to download a PDF version of the 2013 Membership Benefits.