P.O. Box 12351, Pensacola, Fl 32591-2351
Council: 1st Thursday of the month, 6 p.m. Franco's Italian Restaurant, 523 E. Gregory St., Pensacola, FL 32501
Membership: 2nd Thursday of the month, Dinner 6 p.m. Meeting 7:15 p.m. St Joseph Parish Hall, 104 W. Government Street, Pensacola FL 32501
Website: Buona Fortuna Lodge
Patricia Russo, President
115 No. Palabix Street
Pensacola, FL 32503
Bill Smith, State Deputy
Crestview, FL 32536
Buona Fortuna Lodge member Michele Ledoux was named Rookie of the Year at Bennett Russell Elementary School. She is the daughter of Immediate Past President Joyce Bollenbacher.
Michele managed a Cracker Barrel Restaurant for 20 years. She decided to change careers and went back to college and received her degree as an ESE teacher specializing in reading. She is also President of a non-profit Beyond Backpacks Inc. helping feed chronically hungry children on weekends.
She works and manages the dessert booth at Buona Fortuna's Annual Festa Italiana.
Congratulations and Buona Fortuna Michele!