Order Sons of Italy in America Akron Lodge No. 685

Benvenuti! Welcome to the Order Sons of Italy Akron Lodge No. 685, a fraternal organization for Americans of Italian descent in Akron, Ohio, dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Italian heritage and culture.

Our organization, recipient of the 2005 OSIA Centennial Cities Recognition Program, is dedicated to assisting its members and the unfortunates in our society. In addition, our lodge provides to its members social and cultural activities that help perpetuate the legacy of our proud traditions. Our programs focus to create happiness for individuals, respect for each other, opportunities to meet other members, scholarship programs for the young, companionship and friendship and a confirmation of our beliefs in Almighty God and our country.

Next Meeting
Our next meeting date will be Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the Kucko-Anthony Community Room, 1990 S. Main St. Please make note of the new time for our meetings.This is our covered dish meeting. The club will provide chicken and beverages, please bring a side dish and/or dessert to share.

Directions to the Kucko-Anthony Community Room

For details on our next event, visit our Events page

President's Message

Jack Schifano"President Notes: With the start of a new Calendar Year, it brings new hopes for a successful year and the preparation for the upcoming celebration of our 100th anniversary in 2017.Because of the upcoming celebration we are looking for additional fund raisers. If any member has an idea for a fund raiser please contact me (330-794-0947). More than ever we will need the help of each member to get the job done. .

- Jack Schifano, President

  • July 2016 Newsletter
  • April 2017 Newsletter