Buona Fortuna Founding Members

Our Buona Fortuna Lodge was founded in Pensacola, Florida in November 2006 by Bill Zuppa, Gene Valentino, and Rita Somma. Since our establishment, we have been dedicated to upholding the values of our Grand Lodge of Florida while promoting fraternity within our lodge, as well as in our community.

Rita Somma
Bill Zuppa

Gene Valentino

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Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America, Buona Fortuna Lodge #2835, is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.

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