Saluti Tutti. Greetings from Vallejo. We would like to update you on current happenings at our lodge. First, our sister women’s lodge Beatrice Portinari #1626 decided to merge with us to consolidate membership. We are back to meeting the second Tuesday of each month at our lodge building. During the 3 years of Covid we held several successful curbside pickup dinners. We did have a Scholarship Dinner last July and a polenta dinner last December. We are having a ham & pasta/pesto dinner April 16.
We received applications for 5 scholarships and are happy to announce that all 5 will receive scholarships. We are planning to
Roma Lodge Officers-2023-2025
Front-row (l-R) Joanne Beecher-Mistress of Ceremonies, Renee Marinelli-Recording Secretary, Melissa Watkins-Historian, Tina Sparlin-Financial Secretary, Pam Sola-Junior Members, Louis Benedetti-Trustee,
March 2023 was filled with excitement and celebration for Napa Lodge #2043. The launch of an online RSVP platform received high praise from State First Vice President Pauline Terrusa Richmond, who sent a gracious shout-out through her statewide email listserv on March 15. Members praised the new system, which utilized free services from MailChimp and Google forms.
On March 27, the lodge held an impressive monthly dinner meeting with 63 participants, including 20 guests: two from St. Helena
Our April meeting was attended by several old (not age!) And new members! Our new members are: Linda and Larry Biondini and Bob Barelle. Jim Gambonini was elected as a new trustee. President John Albini) announced that our next meeting will be held on Thursday, May 18th with cocktails from 4:30pm - 5:30pm, followed by dinner at 5:30pm. The meeting will be held following dinner. We will be meeting at our new location at Herman Sons Hall, 860 Western Avenue, Petaluma. Please call Diane Gizzi at 707-588-1942 prior to Sunday, May 14th to make your reservations. Volunteers to bring dessert for the May
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