***Due to the ongoing restrictions brought on by Covid 19, all Morris County Sons of Italy meetings and events are cancelled through at least the end of June. We will continue to monitor the situation and information in order to make the best decisions on future events for the health, safety, and well being of the lodge and its members.*** The annual Sons of Italy Golf outing is cancelled*** IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION TO MEMBERS: Please remember to pay your annual dues. With the lodges limited ability to hold fundraising events its more important than ever you're current on dues so we can maximize our ability to service the community and families in need. If you do know of anyone who could use assistance, please contact Lou Amato @ morrissoi2561@gmail.com*** While many families are struggling, I'd ask, if you do have the means to donate additional money, please consider it. Our lodge has always prided itself on our ability to use almost all of our proceeds to local organizations and families in need, with minimal overhead. I can assure you any contributions, large are small, will go to good use*** Please send all dues and donations to: Michael Zambito c/o Sons of Italy 11 Harrison Road Parsippany, NJ 07054 ***Please check back in to our website for further updates on future events*** Stay safe and healthy!

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President  – Louis Amato
First Vice President – John Lonero
Second Vice President – Dom Migliazza
Treasurer – Michael Zambito
Recording Secretary – Adam Gragnani
Sergeant at Arms  – Sean Clark
Immediate Past President – Joseph Jannarone, Jr. 


Jim Torsiello
Vincent Ferrara
Joe Serrao
Mike Zambito
Robert Wilhalme
John Gangone
Joe Plescia  

Sons Of Italy News:

Sons of Italy Co Sponsoring Wine Tasting Event with Kiwanis

The Sons of Italy of Morris County will be co sponsoring a wine tasting event, being held at the Hanover Manor on Thursday, October 17th. The event commences at 6:30 and runs to 9:30pm. Hot and cold appetizers will be served along with buffet food & dessert stations. Tickets are $65/pp. If interested, please contact Lou Amato @morrissoi2561@gmail.com.

Please see link for further details:



Sons of Italy helps the Wrestling Club with Pasta dinner fundraiser

February 23– (Parsippany) The Par-Troy Wrestling Club sponsored a “Pasta Dinner” held at Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Department District 5, 180 Old Bloomfield Avenue.

Members of Sons of Italy 2561 graciously prepared the pasta, gravy and meatballs; sliced the bread and served the meals to all the attendees during the fundraiser. See link below in the Parsippany Focus

Son of Italy 2561 prepares food for Par-Troy Wrestling Club Fundraiser


October, 2018- Please join the Sons of Italy Morris County Lodge for our 4th annual beefsteak all you can eat dinner. The event is being held at the Bloomingdale Fire Department on Saturday, November 10th, 2018. Address is 97 Hamburg Turnpike, Bloomingdale, NJ

The event will feature the comedy of Mike Morse & Brad Lowery. Cost is $50/pp and includes, salad, potatoes, all you can eat beef.  Beer & soda is included with the package. Cash bar is also available.  Doors open @ 6:30pm

Please call or text DJ Rocco for ticket purchase @ 201.774. 0943. Alternatively you can register on this website below and mail checks, payable to Sons of Italy Morris County Lodge 2561, and mail to:

Dominick Rocco, 14 Wills Ave, Wayne, NJ 07470

Please note, you MUST pay in advance of the event. Cut off for registration and Payment is Nov 1

All proceeds for the event will go towards support of local charities and families in need, so come support a very worthy cause.

October, 2018–  The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills and Sons of Italy 2561 cordially invites all Parsippany residents to the “First Annual Italian Cultural Festival” to be held on Sunday, October 14 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 59 North Beverwyck Road.

The event includes food trucks, live music and bocce ball. Speak to Sons of Italy members and learn more about our organization at our booth!

September 30, 2018– PARSIPPANY, NJ – The Sons of Italy were out in force at the Parsippany Fall Fest cooking up delicious treats and mingling with Parsippany’s residents.

The Sons of Italy cooked up sausage and peppers sandwiches, italian hot dogs, zeppoles, funnel cakes and more to raise funds for local charities and families. It’s anticipated the event raised over $4,000 in proceeds- 100% which will all go to charity.

Great camaraderie was felt among the Sons of Italy members who helped the all day event.  A lot goes into the event, from set up, all day serving, and clean up into the night.

A special thank you to all of those members who contributed to this important fundraiser.

August, 2018– The Morris County Sons of Italy Lodge 2561, in conjunction with the Pine Brook Volunteer Fire Department, is proud to be co sponsors for a fundraiser to support Kyle Gauweiler. Kyle is the 14 year old brother, son, and grandson of the Pine Brook volunteer firefighters family. Kyle recently underwent surgery to remove a cancerous brain tumor. Proceeds will go directly to Kyle to assist with the expenses of treatment to fight his cancer.

The event will be held at the Pine Brook Volunteer Fire Dept, Station 1, 47 Bloomfield Ave in Pine Brook on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 from 4:30- 9pm.  The cost is $15/per adult, $10/ per child (5-12 yrs) and free for children 4 and under.

The menu of Sons of Italy cooked pasta and meatballs, will be sure to please all pallets attending. If you have any questions or would like to send a donation, or donate an item for the silent auction that will take place, please contact Chief Jim Schmitt @ 973.809.4324, or email @chief371@optonline.net.  Donations can also be mailed to the Pine Brook Fire Dept, PO Box 204, Pine Brook, NJ 07058

June, 2018– The Morris County Sons of Italy Lodge will be sponsoring their annual golf outing on July 12th at the Knoll Country Club at 12:30pm.  There are 125 golfers registered to attend and this years event promises to be a great one as always. Lunch and dinner will be served and golfers will be treated to many great prizes after 18 holes of golf.

All proceeds from the event will be donated to local charities and families in need. The cost is $160 per golfer. Additionally, we are always in need of and greatly appreciate hole sponsors for the event. If you’d like to sponsor a hole for $100, the Sons of Italy will post a sign on one of the 18 holes on the course with a display to be chosen by you. If you’re interested in learning more information, please contact Jim Torsiello @973.941.5654.

June 2018

Wifflemania XXXIV raised over $1,500 for local charities

June 2018

2018 marks the Ten-Year Anniversary of Bella’s Bunch

March 2018

Sons of Italy Lodge 2561 swears in new Officers and Trustees