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Thank you for your interest in the Sons of Italy, Cristoforo Colombo Lodge #1534. If you are making a gift in memory or honor of a member please note it on the special instructions section of the payment screen. You will receive a special thank you from the Lodge as well as a gift acknowledgement for your taxes from the Community Foundation.

sonsofitalyThe Cristoforo Colombo Lodge #1534 is 84 years old this year and continues to thrive. Our membership is a diverse group and we continue to look within the community for fun and meaningful things to which we can contrubute.

We give a $1,000.00 scholarship to a Washoe county high school student of Italian decent every year. Our lodge also gives $500.00 on an annual basis to the Savitt Medical Library at the University of Nevada Reno so they can purchase periodicals for students there. We give to several other charities throughout the year for our local community, the Grand Lodge of California and the Supreme Lodge in Washington, DC.

Our meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month and we have special events throughout the year. We also participate in the Italian Festival held at the Eldorado Hotel in October. These are just some of the things our lodge does and we have fun doing it!  For more information about the Lodge’s activites and events find us on FaceBook.