San Felese Society                                   Meeting Minutes                                        May 16, 2018

The meeting opened with a prayer and flag salute. All Officers were present. There was no March meeting due to the snow.   The Treasurers  Report was given by Rose Stia and approved.  The minutes of the 1/18/18 meeting  accepted.

Membership applications for Melissa Force, Evelyn Shyposh & Arlene Paul were reviewed and voted on.  All were approved. We welcome them to our San Felese Society.

Scholarships Committee Report – Five scholarships were approved for 2018.  The recipients are Kristen Bruno, Victoria Caruso, Logan Force, Sarah Glazewski & Gianna Pittaro. Congratulations to these graduating seniors.  They will receive their monetary award at our annual Christmas Dinner.

Sick & Vigil Committee – Mass Card given to the family of Gerard Naples, brother of member Elizabeth Arsenault.

Upcoming 2018 Activities

·         July 18th  General Meeting

·         July 27th   Trenton Thunder Baseball – 7 pm; tickets are $10 each; contact Frank Bruno at 609-588-9546 or email for tickets.

·         August 12th  Theater Trip – Surflight Theater – Long Beach Island – 2pm Matinee of Saturday Night Fever;  to include dinner and transportation; reservations limited to 25 people - $60 per person.  Contact Rose Stia for reservations at 609-588-0290.

·         August 19th   Madonna DiPierno Mass & Luncheon – 9:30 Mass followed by Brunch – more details to follow.


·         American Legion Boys State Program - $250 Donation Approved

·         Ancient Order of Hibernians – Golf Tournament (Hole Sponsor) - $50 Donation Approved

·         Operation Dreamlift - $50 Donation to the Sunshine Foundation

·         St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital - $50 Donation


·         Ancient Order of Hibernians – Thank you from  St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee for Journal  Ad

·         Lapel  Pin Purchase & Receipt

·         Sent acknowledgement to Princeton Bank for receipt of $100 donation towards our Scholarship Fund


President’s Remarks

·         Thank you to all for supporting our organization and its activities.

·         Due to the change of venue of this year’s Italian American Festival, the Lodge will not set up its display this year as we have in the past due to security reasons.


Annual  Membership Dues for the fiscal year 2018-2019 are now being accepted.  The deadline for submitting dues is July 31st.  Dues remain at $25.  The income we receive from

dues is vital in supporting our scholarship program.  Any additional contributions towards are scholarship program are welcomed and encouraged.  Please give careful consideration to this additional request.  Please mail your dues – made payable to San Felese Lodge –PO Box 9328, Trenton, NJ  08650


If you have not provided us with your email address   PLEASE do so as soon as possible to

Our next meeting will be held on Wednesday July 18th at DeLorenzo’s Pizza – 147 Sloan Ave.  Hamilton – 7 p.m.

Respectfully Submitted,

Frank Bruno, Secretary