Once again, I’d like to thank all the members who have paid their 2020 dues. Dues paid after April 1st, they go up to $50.
Arrears letters have been sent to all of you. We can no longer afford to carry the per capita and additional costs associated with members who choose not to pay their dues. These monies are needed to help with our charitable contributions and off set our operating costs. Your immediate attention is needed to bring your 2018 dues up-to-date. You will be deleted from our roster if payment is not received by the end of June. If anyone has difficulty paying their dues, please let us know as we take care of each other. Also, let us know if you have an address change.
Hall Phone: 607-724-5588
148 Main Street; Binghamton, NY 13905
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If you have had a change of address and have not notified the AOH, please email Mark Kadlecik email@example.com. 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!
This year our LAOH Junior members are having a Christmas Cookie fundraiser to support their Adopted Family for Christmas. This will be the fourth year the Junior members have adopted a family and provided Christmas gifts to them. Please support this fundrais- er to help raise the funds for this endeavor. Details are provided in the enclosed flyer.
Thank you to the members who attended the monthly zoom meeting in October.
Calling all girls ages 6-18 to join the LAOH Juniors Division. This Irish Catholic organization strives to maintain Irish traditions, customs and heritage through friendship and social/charitable events. Meeting topics vary each year as the Juniors promote their American patriotism and have opportunities to research & learn Irish history, study customs as well as charity projects. Applicants should be Irish by birth or descent, Catholic and do not need to be related to a current AOH/LAOH member. To apply, pick up an application at the Hall.
The LAOH Fall State Board Meeting will be held at Gavin’s in East Durham. Dates are October 30 – November 1. The meeting will be held on Saturday, October 31st. The State is considering whether to have the general meeting on Zoom. Information will be provided as it becomes available.
The Irish writing contest is underway. The topic is “The Impact of the Irish Anglo Treaty of 1921“. Information is available at ladiesaoh.com or contact Nancy Hyatt for information.
The remaining LAOH County Board meeting for 2020 is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1st at 5:45pm. A decision will be made closer to the date if it will be held on Zoom.
Yours in Friendship, Unity, and Christian Charity,
Thank you to the Division 1 and Division 2 members who attended the LAOH Fall State Board Zoom meeting on October 31 .
The Irish writing contest is underway. The topic is “The Impact of the Irish Anglo Treaty of 1921“. Information is available at ladiesaoh.com or contact Nancy Hyatt for information. This is wonderful opportunity for students from 6 to 12th grade. Encourage you family members to participate.
The remaining LAOH County Board meeting for 2020 is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1st at 5:45pm. Please let me know if you wish to attend as it will be held by Zoom.
The Bible tells us, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.” Wishing you all a peaceful and healthy Thanksgiving.
Yours in Friendship, Unity, and Christian Charity,
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.
Those interested in membership must stop into the Hall to submit an application as they must have an active member sponsor them and sign the form.
Please check the Bartender Schedule page here for days and times the hall is open.
Meetings Held Every Second Tuesday of the Month
Next Meeting: TBA
Greetings from the Corporation Board! We hope all are well and staying safe!
WewouldliketoremindeveryoneabouttheLuckoftheIrishRaffleDrawingthatwilltakeplaceonNovember18that6:00PM. We are limited this year as to the number of people who can be present; but we will surely call the winners that night. Tickets are $50.00 with 1st Prize $2,500, 2nd Prize $1,000 and 3rd, 4th 5th Prize $500 each. There are only 200 tickets sold in this raffle and they are available from Board Members or at the Bar. Buy your own, get a partner or a group to go in on a ticket. This is the Annual Corporation Fundraiser for the upkeep of the Hall and is especially important this year to assist in keeping things going.
The pandemic has certainly challenged many things this year including our own Elections for the Corporation Board. Nominations and the Election are going to be a little different. There are two positions that will be open on the Board this year. If you are interested in running for a position please contact your Division President or a Board Member to submit your name. You have to be a member in good standing the last three years and have held an office within your Division in the past. Deadline for submitting your nomination is November 22nd.
Our Elections will be held on November 23rd. This too will be completely different from the past. Each Division President is submitting a list of their Members that are in good standing that are eligible to vote. Voting will take place in the Hall from 2:00PM to 6:00PM. Board Members will be there to check your name off and give you your ballot. You will then just place it in the ballot box. If you do not feel comfortable coming into the Hall you can park in front and call into the Hall (724-5588) and a Board Member will bring the ballot out to your car. Reminder this is a Monday and the Bar will not be open.