Our next meeting will be held on Friday, November 30 at 8m, at which there will be elections for division officers. Congratulations to Frank McDonagh and Phil Sheridan on their elections to president and treasurer respectively of the Hibernian House and to Bill Young and Sean Walsh for being selected as our Aide to Grand Marshal and Battalion Commander for the 2013 Rockland parade.
A special thanks goes out to Phil and Linda Sheridan as well as Jim Gallagher for the feast they served at our first Pot O’Gold drawing party. Welcome aboard to new member Patrick Kennedy. Please join us at the Sean Walsh and John Crilley members only Football Sunday upstairs at the Hibernian House on November 18.
There will be a joint county board on Tuesday, November 20 at 8 pm at which there will be elections for Grand Marshal of the Rockland Parade and Aide to Grand Marshal for the city parade. Our Christmas parties will be held on Sunday, December 16.
Dan Callanan reports the following Good and Welfare news…Please say a prayer for the repose of the souls of Kevin Donohue’s mom Mary and Gene Floods’s mom Josephine who passed away at the age of 93. A couple of prayers are needed for Joe McKiernan who is in Buckingham Rehabilitation Center in Norwood, NJ for treatment of spinal cancer, for Bob Farrelly who has a severely damaged liver and is now recovering at home, for Frank Motta who also has a severely damaged liver, and for Pete Maher’s mom Pat who has been having complications after her Aorta replacement at Columbia Pres Hospital. Noel Heffernan’s bride Deirdre has done wonders with physical therapy she has been giving Larry McKeever, restoring mobility to one of his arms. Larry Kaine is doing as well as can be expected at his home.
Special thanks to all who donated foodstuffs and supplies to Sandy victims all over the tri-state area. Joan Moore deserves an “atta girl” for her organizing skills, Dan and Monica Dechon for getting it all started, and to past county president Cy Hughes for providing a very large bus to transport donations.
Out of Ripley’s Believe It or Not… Draper Sr. on the par 3 16th hole at West Point in total violation of golf etiquette hit up on the foursome on the green, his ball hit Pete Dunne’s ball and rolled into the cup for a slightly contested birdie. Pete’s “Freeze your arse off” golf outing is scheduled for Thanksgiving Friday at the Psych Center (appropriately) with the only restriction being you can only use three clubs of your choice. Don’t forget the Senior Citizen’s Thanksgiving roast beef dinner is scheduled for Saturday November 17th at noon. Tow Hayes men, Tom O’Halloran and Dan Holland, maybe among the attendees.
Please remember our wounded warriors in your prayers..
Yours in Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity,
Dermot O’Connor Moore, President