SOI Winter Sleigh Ride Warms Up

Our 2nd annual sleigh ride at Bird's Hill park avoided the -40 degree temps from last year.  The sleighs were packed with members and their family enjoying a fun ride and a great meal.  [article & pics]

SOI Supports Marcus Cirillo Trust

Sons of Italy, Garibaldi Lodge has been particularly struck by the recent attacks on Canadian military. 

Noting that 24 year old Nathan Cirillo’s background is Sicilian and that the single father has left behind his 6 year old son, Marcus, it was a swift and easy decision for us to donate $500 to the Marcus Cirillo Trust.   [read more]

ENCORE Dinner: Sold Out

Our 2nd annual ENCORE dinner was a huge success.  It included a wonderful 3 course dinner with champagne, comedy show by Dan Verville, and a silent auction in support of Villa Rosa Inc.-- a pre and postnatal residence offering services in a safe environment to some of the most vulnerable women in Manitoba. [see photo gallery]


$240,000 Donated to CancerCare

Challenge for Life SOI team raises $31,000 in 2014 walk.  This raises our five year walk total to $165,000.  Combined with our donation to CancerCare MB from the 2014 Gala, we have given $240,000 in just five years.
Read the FULL STORY    See the 2014 photo gallery

Rossbrook House's Italian Grad

It's a celebration of a year's hard work for the students and family, and SOI is happy to add an Italian flair to the event by bringing dinner...

FULL STORY and Photo Gallery

SOI 28th Gala - A Success!

sold out crowd of over 1,100 enjoyed an amazing dinner, laughed at our feature comedian and danced till the wee hours, all while helping us and our sponsors raise money for CancerCare Manitoba Foundation and others.

More Sons of Italy info...
  GALA 2014 - a SOLD OUT room, great food, dancing and charity ...
  PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION - a collective sense of accompishment
  SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED - Baksina Twins take both

Upcoming Events

December 24, 2014 • X-Cue's Cafe
January 14, 2015 6:30 PM (CST) • Centro Caboto
March 14, 2015 6:00 PM • RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre

+ Donations for the Marcus Cirillo Trust Fund can be made here.

Fresh new website design: more white space, cleaner look, larger fonts and the menu has moved to the top

+ SOI Winnipeg has our own YouTube channel.  Check out our videos.

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Our monthly column in the Wpg Sun

Oct 22 - Encore Dinner
Sept 24 -
Splendore & Dante
Aug 27 -
Time for Giving
Aug -
SOI Scholarships Available
July -
Cancer Donations of $240,000
- SOI serves pasta at Rossbrook
May - Sons of Italy Gala Dinner
 ** Sponsored by MJ Roofing **

Welcome to our Newest Members:

Ken Loscerbo

Milan Occhino

 Favourite Quote
"can’t thank you enough for the way you bring celebration to our celebration!" 
- Phil Chiappetta (Co-Executive Director, Rossbrook House) about SOI's
involvement in their graduation dinner.

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