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The Public is invited to this year's Annual Hibernian Traditional Summer PicnicSunday August 25, 2024 from 1-5p rain or shine at Hamel’s Pavilion 555 Northampton St, Holyoke.  Entertainment, games for kids, raffles, great food, presentation of the Maruice A Donahue Memorial Scholarship.  Tickets $35 for adults.  Contact Fran Hennessey (413.785.5687) or Joe O'Connor (413.627.7148) for tickets.  See specifics on the attached news release or the Calendar of Events page for August 25th.

LAOH will be preparing PB&J sandwiches for Kate's Kitchen on Saturday, July 13th at 10am.  If you would like to join us, please contact Mary O'Connor at 413-627-7149 for more information.   

LAOH will be collecting donations for the Holyoke Veterans' Home at their annual Golf Tournament September 21st, details forthcoming.  Attached is their wish-list.

Congratulations to Kayla Williams as being the 2024 recipient of the Maurice A. Donahue Memorial Scholarship.  See attached Press Release and refer to the Scholarship page for more information.

The 2024 LAOH quilt drawing was held on Saturday, May 11th at Mitchell's Public House, Holyoke.  Thank you to all who supported our fundraiser.  Proceeds go towards the Maurice A. Donahue Memorial Scholarship.  The winner was Denise Fitzell of South Hadley see attached photo and thank you letter.

If you purchased a 150th Anniversary book to celebrate Holyoke's birthday, some articles were left out when printing.  These links have been provided so you can add them as inserts to your book.   150th Anniversary Supplement; Holyoke Sun Congratulates Holyoke; Original article submitted.

Thanks to those that marched with us at the Holyoke St Patrick's Day parade.  It was a fun time!  No rain for the Hibernians, 'tis a blessing.

AOH and LAOH have announced the 2024 Man and Woman of the Year.  Congrats to John Gaughan & Patty Clayton.  Well deserved recognition for both.  See attached articles from The Republican and Catholic Mirror.

AOH has also announced Jim Kelly as the 2024 Christian Charity Award RecipientCongratulations to Jim!  See attached article from The Republican and the Catholic Mirror.

Except for Monday holidays:  AOH and LAOH meetings have resumed on the first Monday of the month 6:00 p.m. for the LAOH and 7:00 p.m. for the men.  Hope to see you there.  

The LAOH State Board officers were voted-in at the State Convention on Saturday,  May 6th.  Congrats to our Barbara Twohig (State President) and Noranne Duquette (State Vice President).  We are so proud of you!!!!

Read about the History of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

AOH_LAOH announce Membership Drive.  Contact AOH Fran Hennessey (413.785.5687) or LAOH President Paula Paoli (413.210.6031) if you have candidates or need more information.  Applications for membership are always availabe on the Membership page.