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EXTENDED!  ML will be taking your donations at the annual Christmas dinner.  Don't miss out!  Be a part of the LAOH Catholic Action project this year.  Build a Birthday-in-a-Box.  Guidelines are attached.  Contact Mary-Laura Hohol mlwhelihan@yahoo.com for questions or to drop your BD box off.  If you can't make the dinner, someone will be happy to pick it up.  All donations will go to the Holyoke's Companeras Woman's shelter.   

Ho-Ho-Ho: Breakfast with Santa and Children's Christmas party to be held Sunday, December 10th.  See Calendar of Events for the particulars.

LAOH Irish Writing Contest.  Great writing experience for grades 6-12.  Contest rules and information available now – click here Contest is closing January 1, 2018.  Contact Noranne Duquette celticma5@msn.com for more information.  

FOR SALE!  March raffle calendar:  $10 each.  Daily drawing for cash prizes.  Contact Paul Hogan @ aohholyoke@aol.com or Pete Hogan @ 330.6635 for orders.  Great stocking stuffers for Christmas!

Congrats to Sister Margaret McLearly, S.P. (founder of Kate's Kitchen and Margaret's Pantry) as our Christian Charity Award recipient.  Awards to be presented at the Communion Breakfast, Sunday, March 11th.  Breakfast detail to be posted on Calendar of Events once finalized.  Save the date!

Congratulations to "President-for-Life" Paul Hogan, the 2018 recipient of the Holyoke Parade Committee's Citizenship Award.  Well deserving!  Click here to read announcement.

HOT! HOT! HOT!  Anyone wanting to celebrate Paul's Citizenship Award - you all are invited to the dinner on Saturday, January 27th at the Wherehouse? Contact Fran Hennessey for tickets fxh4721@gmail.com or @ 413.785.5687.  Review the flyer by clicking here.  Contact Fran today to reserve your seat!

1st Annual LAOH Chip & Putt was a great success, thanks to all who supported us.  Co-Chairs Mary Laura Hohol & Dora Driscoll organized a fabulous event.  Tom Dillon had low-score of 52; Danielle Dugre was the Lady's Champ with 55, and Joe Prattico won Closest to the Pin.  Hope to see you all next year - bring a friend!

Well done!  At our State Conventions, AOH Division I President Paul Hogan was re-elected for another term as the State AOH President.  LAOH Noranne Duquette was elected to State Treasurer and Barbara Twohig elected to Missions & Charities.  Our Holyoke divisions are well represented on the Mass State Boards. Congrats to all of them.

Congrats to JoAnn Davis of W Springfield - winner of the 2017 LAOH quilt, click here for details.  Thanks to all who supported this important fundraiser.  The donations will go towards the Maurice A. Donahue Memorial Scholarships.

Congratulations to the 2017 AOH Man of the Year Elroy Barber and the LAOH Woman of the Year Joanne Beliveau, both were honored at this year's Dan Curran's Irish Night - see attached press release.  

Holyoke Sun Annual Irish Night Article 2012