Galileo Galilei Lodge #2253


Lodge Address

Galileo Galilei Lodge #2253
William Bennett Community Center
28 West Carl Street
Hicksville, NY 11801
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President: William J. Sanfilippo

About Us

Welcome to the Galileo Galilei Lodge #2253, the Hicksville, NY chapter of the Order of the Sons of Italy in America. 
The principles of our order are Liberty, Equality and Fraternalism and although the first two principles of Liberty and Equality are very important, we are making the most of fraternalism as we enjoy many social events bringing us together as a family and at the same time raising money for our scholarship and charitable endeavors.
Our lodge has a great mix of younger and senior members. The younger members bring creativity, new ideas, energy and enthusiasm to the lodge integrating with the wisdom, experience and guidance of the senior members. This results in the dynamics of a lodge that not only enjoys collegiality and respect for each other but has fun together as we raise money for our charitable endeavors and interaction with the community. Our members together with the contributions of the officers on the council will fulfill the mission of our lodge.
General meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm at the William Bennett Community Center in Hicksville.


Lodge Files

"The Astronomer" - June 2016

Lodge Officers

President: William Sanfilippo
Vice President: Michele Sewitch
Immediate Past President: Anthony Cuccia, Jr. 
Orator: Anthony Arena
Treasurer: Cathy Wheat
Financial Secretary: Judy Kerti                                                           
Corresponding Secretary: Anne Boccio
Recording Secretary: Jaime Hirschberg

Master of Ceremony: Frank Carone
Mistress of Ceremony: Isabella Carone

Principal Trustee: Peter Sarandrea
Anthony Cuccia, Sr.
Julianna Kerti
Marie Matassa
Kathy Sanfilippo
Michele Windisch

Chaplain: Dorothy Sarandrea
Sentinel: Chris Hirschberg
State Deputy: Annette Lankewish

Upcoming Events

June 14, 2016 - Scholarship Award Night
7pm at the Hicksville Community Center
Pizza and Dessert will be served

June 30, 2016 - Paint N' Dip
6:30pm at the Hicksville Community Center

September 25, 2016 - Scholarship Dinner Dance honoring Antony Cuccia, Jr and Mona Splendore
1-5pm at Hartigan Manor, Bethpage, $75pp

Please see this month's Astronomer for additional information about events.


Time to pay your 2016 Dues!

The dues are $50.00 per member. If you are eligible to pay the per capita tax it is $34. If you still owe dues, please mail all checks to Marie Matassa, 77 E. End Ave, Hicksville, NY 11801

Scholarship applications are now available!

If you have a child or grandchild graduating high school and will be attending college, please contact Laura DiGirolamo (516) 938-8528 for information and an application.

Lodge Photos

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