On May 29th, to honor veterans who have fallen for our freedom, the Tewksbury Sons of Italy celebrated Memorial Day by participating in two major events. The day started with a 5K race, held at the Tewkbury Country Club and jointly sponsored by the Rotary Club and the Lion's Club.
In addition to our lodge's $500 donation, several of our members ran in the race. In the afternoon our lodge participated in the Tewksbury Memorial Day Parade with a float recreating an Italian garden.
On Tuesday October 3rd, the Tewksbury Sons of Italy held at the Tewksbury Country Club its annual Pizza Festival.
Over 200 members and guests attended the event with proceeds being used to fund the lodge's charitable programs.
Several local vendors provided the pizza and Marc Ginsburg generously offered the use of the venue gratis.
On June 28, 2017, the Tewksbury Sons of Italy, Lodge # 2872, awarded four scholarships in the amount of five hundred dollars each to four outstanding Tewksbury's seniors.
Ashley Cronin, who will attend Emmanuel College
Ashley Danielson, who will attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Amy Clover, who will attend Wheaton College
Irene Houde, who will attend Stonehill College.
The Lodge also provided a delicious meal to honor the recipients, prepared by Chef Joel and sponsored by Joel and Lodge President Deborah Deputat.
September birthday babies - Tony, Dotty, Maria and Mary with Chris (in the middle) celebrating his unbirthday.
Tewksbury Lodge #2872 purchased toys for children of local needy families. The toys were delivered to the Tewksbury Fire Department for distribution during the Christmas season.
On February 23rd. One of the most exciting Beatle bands, Studio Two, performed an early Beatle Tribute at the Tewksbury Country Club. Over 200 people enjoyed listening and dancing to the most memorable Beatles tunes.
The event was sponsored by the Tewksbury Sons and Daughters of Italy in America and a portion of the proceeds will be used for two one thousand dollars scholarship awards.
Our order is grateful for the support of Marc Ginsburg who donated use of the TCC for this fundraiser.
On October 25, 2017 the Tewksbury Sons of Italy welcomed a new member Maria Rollo.
Picture: Lodge President Debbie Deputat welcoming new member Maria Rollo.
On July 15, 2017 The Tewksbury Sons of Italy joined the Wilmington Sons of Italy for a fun filled day at Salisbury beach.
The day started with a breakfast of pancakes, sausages and fresh fruits.
After breakfast families were able to enjoy some time at the beach and the playground.
Chief cook Charlie DeStefano fired up the grill and all enjoyed, hot dogs, hamburgers, chips and drinks for lunch.
Later in the day desserts were set out for all to enjoy and of course what's a picnic without watermelon.Type your paragraph here.
Sons of Italy - Tewksbury Lodge 2872
On December 1, 2017, the Tewksbury Sons of Italy welcomed two new members Cheryl Anne and Steven Houde.
On August 3, 2017, Tewksbury Lodge members and friends attended the Lowell Spinners vs. Hudson Valley Renegades baseball game at LeLacheur Park in Lowell.
The summer event was organized by lodge member Lenny Errera. Preceding the game, attendees enjoyed a cookout served by the Lelacheur Park staff in the stadium pit. Our group cheered on the Spinners who won the game 2 to 1.
Pictures are of members and guests enjoying dinner and the game.
Tewksbury Lodge members enjoyed socializing with family and friends at dinner and a movie night on Dec. 1, 2017. Dinner for the event was catered by Cafe Sicilia located in Tewksbury.