CLEARWATER - The Florida State Senate passed Senate Resolution 3070 on Tuesday, May 1, 2007, recognizing the Daughters of Italy Lodge #2825, the Clearwater chapter of the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA), the nation's oldest and largest organization of men and women of Italian heritage.
The lodge was congratulated for becoming the first all-women's lodge of the Grand Lodge of Florida (OSIA) as well as for promoting Italian culture and language and preserving the many wonderful traditions of the various regions of Italy. The resolution acknowledges the lodge's charitable endeavors, including Cooley's Anemia, Alzheimer's, and Cancer, as well as recognizing the lodge's desire to help deserving students further their educational aspirations through scholarships. The Daughters of Italy Lodge #2825 was also applauded for its continuing struggle against prejudice, bigotry, and defamation of Italians, Italian-Americans, and other groups or persons.
For information about the Daughters of Italy Lodge #2825, contact Vincenza DiLiberti (727) 447-68980 or e-mail: email@example.com You are also invited to the lodge's website: www.daughtersofitaly.com