What Does Your
Italian-American Heritage Mean to You?
each of would
likely answer this question differently...
For some, our Italian-American
heritage is expressed in the way we prepare traditional holiday meals,
celebrate religious traditions, family values and traditions, dress, etiquette,
Some of us speak
Italian and travel to Italy regularly, in an attempt to somehow reconnect with
the family lineage, history or maybe alittle of each...
Some of us
might describe in great detail the traditional Italian-American neighborhoods
where we grew up, noting the sense of closeness with the neighbors and shop
Many if not all of us share
in the appreciation of Italy's countless contributions to architecture,
art, law, literature, music, painting, and science.However we decide to
express our pride in our heritage, as immigrants or descendants of those
who left their Italian homes for a new life in America, we are part of
the enduring, strong, and colorful community-- which is richly Italian America
Benefits of being
a member in the Order Sons of Italy in
to Italian America,
a quarterly color magazine that provides timely information about
OSIA while reporting
on the individuals, institutions, issues, and events in the Italian-American
Featured authors include
some of the most noted journalists, scholars, and writers of Italian-American
Scholarship and educational
opportunities at the local, state, and national levels.
Discount hotel, car
rental, and travel programs.
Low APR affinity credit
Low-cost insurance programs.
Participation in Italian
and Italian-American cultural events: lectures, film and books discussion
Italian languages courses,
issue summits, and folk-life programs nationwide.
Opportunities to join
OSIA’s influential voice in domestic and international affairs.
Participation in local
and national networks of Italians and Italian Americans.
An outlet for volunteer
energies and professional expertise in assisting the Italian-American community
in your area or nationwide.
How to Join
If you live
in Colorado, please contact our State office -
OSOI , 303-770-6255 or 303-238-8055
or our local Pueblo
of Italy - Southern Colorado Chapter
Lodge No. 2738
117 West 4th Street