MISSION: To preserve, promote, and celebrate the spirit and passion of Italian-American culture and heritage.
PURPOSE: To honor and practice the Italian traditions and foster the Italian heritage within the community that was brought here from Italy, educate the general public about the U.S. historical achievements and contributions of Americans of Italian heritage, award scholarships to students, donate funds to medical research, disaster relief efforts, education, cultural preservation and other important projects, and assist Italian American students and young professionals with their career plans.
All the members of Cesare Battisti Lodge take a justifiable pride in their accomplishments. We have always taken part in worthwhile endeavors and charity events and have been a good civic member. But above all, we have been an organization which has shown concern for the best interests of its fellow members and families. With this thought in mind, and with its past as a guide, Cesare Battisti Lodge looks forward with high hopes and new goals to attain in the future.