For his outstanding business success and ongoing commitment and generosity to the community, we are proud to award John Garcea with the 2015 CIBPA Entrepreneurial Award. The presentation will take place at the Sons of Italy 29th Annual Gala Dinner. [read more]
Our 9th annual Christmas Eve Feast hosted a record number -- over 550 guests enjoyed a traditional Christmas dinner, music, photos with Santa & Mrs Claus and received gifts. [story] [photo gallery]
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 STORYSee 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...