​It appears that winter is starting early this year. Can’t believe we’ve received this much snow prior to an early Thanks- giving. This is a special time of year with the holiday’s and family gatherings. Let’s all do our best to enjoy this time with your families whether it’s out skiing, sledding, or just visiting with each other.

The A.O.H / LAOH will be hosting a Christmas Party; Dec 1st at 6PM at the Hall. This will be for all members, spouses or adult guests at no charge. Those wishing to attend should sign-up at the hall by Nov 27th. This will facilitate the food planning. This will be a cash bar. Food, snacks and a good time will be provided. Hope to see you there.

The all division Irish breakfast held Nov 11th was a success. I’d like to thank all my Brother and Sister Hibernians who dedicated their time, worked or supported this fundraiser.

The A.O.H Children's Christmas Party will be held on 12/8/2018 – Noon to 3:00PM. Light refreshments, games and San- ta. Parents and / or grandparents are to bring a wrapped gift with the child’s full name on it. The gift limit is $15.00. This is for children 12 years of age or under. There will be a sign-up sheet at the A.O.H Hall. We’re asking to have the gift dropped off at the hall on or before Wednesday 12/05/2018 to be placed under the tree.

The A.O.H 2019 membership cards generally arrive in the next month or so. Please ensure you pay your dues early to allow us to take advantage of the State refund being offered of $ .50 per member to pay the per capita by the end of Jan- uary. Please let any A.O.H officer know if you have any problems paying your dues.

FYI ... our next meeting is December 18th at 7PM at the A.O.H Hall. We look forward to seeing all of you there. I’d like to thank and congratulate the A.O.H officers for 2019. 

President: John Walker                             Financial Secretary: Mark Kadlecik

Vice President:Bill Burke                         Chairman Standing Committee: Hugh Reynolds  

Recording Secretary: Rich Maloney    Marshal: Matt Thomas

Treasurer: Terry Reagan                          Sentinel: Bob Wiley

​Let's keep all the men and women in the armed forces who are currently stationed away from their families over this holiday season in our prayers.​ We all need to be thankful for what they do for our freedoms.

I’d like to wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !!

Upcoming events: Mark your calendars:
December 1st – Hibernian Christmas Party – Hosted by all divisions – All members are welcome
December 8th – Hibernian Children’s Christmas Party – Noon to 3PM – Open to all members children 12 and under January 6th – Installation of Officers – A.O.H / LAOH County / LAOH Juniors 

Yours in Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity
Mark Kadlecik; President & Financial Secretary; 729-4561

Monsignor Lawrence E. Giblin Division One
Broome County, NY

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