Monsignor Lawrence E. Giblin Division One
Broome County, NY

  Ed Evans has starting up a Irish music jam at the hall. It will be on every second and fourth Wednesday at 7 p.m.
  The winter schedule will be; February 11th & 25th.
We are looking for people to attend. We need fiddles, whistles, guitar, banjo's and bodgran's. 
This is an open jam, and all are welcome.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS


  Membership in the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Inc. is confined to men 16 years and older who are practicing Roman Catholics of Irish birth or descent and who are citizens of United States of America or who have declared their intentions to become citizens of the United States of America.

  Associate memberships are also available to those who do not meet the aforementioned qualification.

   It is a standing rule that Applications for Membership that languish without action for longer than 6 months are discarded.
Notifications for induction dates and times, through the Shamrock Degree, are sent to all applicants.
   Those who have applied prior to this 6 month period, and are serious about joining the A.O.H., need to reapply for admission and make arrangements to attend a Shamrock Degree ceremony within the next six month. 


​​Dues Reminder

  The 2016 AOH membership cards are in. Please ensure you pay your dues early to allow us to take advantage of the NYS AOH refund that’s offered of $ .50 per member by paying the per capita by the end of January. Please let any AOH officer know if you have any problems paying your dues. The dues are $40.00 after March 17th.

  Drop off or mail your payment to: AOH Hall, 148 Main Street; Binghamton, NY 13905.Attn: Mark Kadlecik.

  If you have an address change contact Mark Kadlecik as it is the only way we can keep our records straight and ensure you’ll get all the mailings.


Meetings Held Every Third Tuesday of the Month ~ 7:00 pm 

Next Meeting: TBA, 2016

​​​DUES

  For all the members who’ve paid their dues... thank you! For those whose dues are now in arrears they have now increased to $40. You’ll be receiving a letter shortly about this. Please make every effort to have them paid by the end of May. Drop off your payment or mail to: AOH, 148 Main St., Binghamton, NY 13905. We’ve already paid your pre-capita to the National and State AOH’s. These monies are needed to help with our charitable contributions and offset some of our operating costs. If you have any issues with making your dues payment please contact one of our officers. In addition, if you’ve moved or plan on moving anytime in the future please let us know of your address change.

MAJOR DEGREE

  If you’re interested in obtaining the AOH’s Major Degree, which educates the member on the history, culture and traditions of the Inner Chamber of the AOH, please contact our President, Bob Wylie. This will facilitate the planning of the future event.


                                                                                             SAVE THE DATE

The 13th Annual Half-Way to St. Patrick's Day HOOLEY - Friday, September 16, 2016 at the Knights of Columbus - 136 Park Avenue, Binghamton. 7 - 11 pm
OLD FRIENDS, Irish Dancers, Pipers, Raffles, Food, Admission.
RAFFLE BASKETS/ITEMS/GIFT CARDS NEEDED - this summer when on vacation - you may also see an item you would like to donate for the raffles. Contact Mary Gilroy (607-722-0697) or Diane Harnett (607-341-2498).
50/50 RAFFLE TICKETS to benefit: Disabled American Veterans, Bill Gasper Memorial Chapter 60 - contact Francine Connerton (607-239-9424) or Maureen Bradley (607-648-8131).
FOR ADMISSION TICKETS, contact Sue Connors at (607-727-2262). For more Hooley information, contact Kathy Cronin (607-797-2046) or Nancy Hyatt (607-761-3282) or BinghamtonHooley@aol.com Sponsored by LAOH Div. 1 and 2. More details in upcoming newsletters.

Change of Address

 If you have had a change of address and have not notified the AOH, please email
Jeff Largue.
This is the only way that we can ensure that you get your copy of The Chieftain
and that you get all notifications pertaining to the division.     Thank you!


                   LAOH COUNTY BOARD NEWS… AUGUST 2016


I hope that the summer has been wonderful for everyone so far!
The AOH/LAOH Picnic at Ross Park Zoo on July 24 was excellent! Thank you to the men for providing us all with great food, good weather, and an opportunity to share it with each other!
The AOH/LAOH National Convention at Harrah’s in Atlantic City was a huge success. Broome County was well represented with 13 delegates. Thanks to all who attended for their hard work. The committee reports will be published on the LAOH National Website in August.
The next LAOH County Board meeting will be held on September 13 at 5:30 p.m. Please do not park in McCormick’s before 7 p.m.
Yours in Friendship, Unity, and Christian Charity,
Suzanne Gorman, Messina


  We are always updating the AOH Men's membership records and request any AOH current member to E-mail (JMorris83@stny.rr.com) their name, address, home and/or main phone #, or call Joe at 607-204-0332 or 607-204-0332. 
I/we will be calling members who don't contact us to confirm the same data. This information is for AOH membership and communications only and that EMAILS will not be shared for any other purpose. 
Thanks! in our MOTTO, 
Joe Morris 267 Ransom Road Binghamton, NY, 13901
H: 607-648-9327 W:607-204-0332  C: 607-760-0846