2020 NYS AOH Fall State Board Meeting & Testimonial Dinner

I am optimistically announcing that the AOH and LAOH Fall 2020 State Board meetings will take place in East Durham, NY on October 31st.  An official Call To Meeting will be sent in September.  I am advising all of our plans so as reservations may be made by anyone seeking lodging.  We have secured the same number of rooms we would have used on the cancelled Spring AOH/LAOH weekend at both Gavin’s Country Inn and the Shamrock House.  Please contact either location ASAP to arrange for rooms.  Rates will be the same as we would have had in May.  Availability is for Friday 10/30/20 and Saturday 10/31/20.  There are also plans to hold the Testimonial Dinners for both the AOH President and the LAOH President the same weekend in the East Durham area.  More details to follow.

Gavin’s Country Inn                                   Shamrock House
118 Golden Hill Road                                2388 Route 145
Cornwallville, NY 12418                            East Durham, NY 12423
518-634-2582                                            518-634-2897 or 347-241-6489 

Thank you,
Tom O’Donnell,
Secretary, NYS AOH

State Board Spring Meeting Announced

The NY State Board Spring Meeting will take place in East Durham on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the Shamrock House beginning at 10:00 AM.

Officers are asked to bring 75 copies of their reports.

Location:
Shamrock House
Rte. 145
East Durham, NY 12423

 

Contact Info for Shamrock House in East Durham
518-634-2897

Additional information on weekend events and on the Procession and Mass on Sunday, May 5, 2019 to follow.

Spring AOH/LAOH Meetings and Events a Success

The NY State Board spring meeting weekend started early in East Durham on Friday, May 4, 2018 with the NYS AOH James F. Hayes Golf Classic and the Austin V. Carew Scholarship Fund event held at Sunny Hill Golf Course.

View additional photos courtesy of John O’Connell

The spring meeting took place the next morning on at the Shamrock House.  The meeting was well attended with a standing-room only crowd. AOH members in attendance from across the Empire State heard board officers and committee chairs report on activities that occurred since the last board meeting in the fall.

View additional photos courtesy of John O’Connell

Reports included the success of the “Ireland’s 1918 Freedom Mandate” event which took place on April 24th at the New York State Capitol Building, the formation of two new divisions in Westchester and Queens and other reports on polictical education, immigration, charity and missions and district director reports.

Members were also introduced to the new Executive Director of the Irish American History Museum (IAHM) in Albany. Dr. Elizabeth Stack thanked the NY AOH membership for their unwavering support of the museum and its mission and spoke passionately about her own experiences as a immigrant.

On hand for the meeting were National Board officers: President Hon. James F. McKay III, Vice President Daniel O’Connell, Secretary Jere E. Cole, Jr., and Treasurer Sean Pender along with National Directors: Liam McNabb, Dan Dennehy, Denny Parks, and Bill Sullivan. Other national committee chairs were also in attendance.

During the meeting, members from the many divisons who submitted their annual Charity and Missions report were presented with certificates of recognition for all the charitable activities carried out by their brothers in their divisions. 

President Vic Vogel announced a new initiative to have at least one Irish language Mass be said in each of the many NYAOH counties and districts. Upcoming events were discussed including the upcoming National AOH/LAOH Biennial Convention which will take place at the Galt House in Louisville, KY, July 11 – 14th, 2018. The 2019 NYS State Convention Chair, Liam McNabb released information for the NYS AOH/LAOH Convention which will be held in July 2019.

Saturday afternoon festivities included Father Henry Reid’s BBQ Fundraiser held at McGrath’s Edgewater Resort and LAOH fundraisers and Kentuckey Derby events held at Gavins. The weekend was capped off with a well attended Sunday Pilgramage Mass which was held at the Our Lady of Knock Shrine.

View additional photos courtesy of John O’Connell

NY State Board Spring Meeting

The NY State Board Spring Meeting will take place in East Durham on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Shamrock House beginning at 10:00 AM.

Officers are asked to bring 75 copies of their reports.

Location:
Shamrock House
Rte. 145
East Durham, NY 12423

Contact Info for Shamrock House East Durham
518-634-2897

Additional information on weekend events and on the Mass at the Our Lady of Knock Shrine to follow.

State Board Spring Meeting Announced

The NY State Board Spring Meeting will take place in East Durham on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Shamrock House beginning at 10:00 AM.

Officers are asked to bring 75 copies of their reports.

Location:
Shamrock House
Rte. 145
East Durham, NY 12423

Contact Info for Shamrock House East Durham
518-634-2897

Additional information on weekend events and on the Mass at the Our Lady of Knock Shrine to follow.

State Board Spring Meeting Announced

Shamrock HouseThe NY State Board Spring Meeting will take place in East Durham on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Shamrock House beginning at 10:00 AM.

Officers are asked to bring 75 copies of their reports.

Location:
Shamrock House
Rte. 145
East Durham, NY 12423

Contact Info for Shamrock House East Durham
518-634-2897

Read more about the James F. Hayes Golf Classic to be held at the Sunny Hill Resort and Golf Course or register to golf or sponsor a hole.

Additional information on the evening events and on the Mass at the Our Lady of Knock Shrine to follow.

2016 James F. Hayes Annual Golf Classic

James F. Hayes Golf Classic

The James F. Hayes Annual Golf Classic will take place this year at the Sunny Hill Resort and Golf Course. The date of the event is Friday, April 29, 2016. This fundraising event is run in conjunction with the semi-annual board meeting which will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Please see attached flyer for all the information including hotel reservations for AOH group. The rates are very reasonable and a fun weekend is guaranteed.  If you need any additional information or any questions, feel free to email Mike Byrne, NYS Sports Chairman at mikenyaohsports@gmail.com or call 516-782-4762.

Hayes Hole Sponsor

The Semi Annual State Board Meeting May 5, 2012

The Semi-Annual New York State Board Meeting mandated by Article II, Section 3 of the AOH/NYS By-Laws will convene as follows:

Date: May 5, 2012
Time: 10:00 am
Place: Shamrock House
Rte. 145, East Durham, NY

The agenda for the meeting will be as followed: Officers Reports
Committee Reports
Special Committee Reports
Old Business
New Business
Good of the Order

Officers should have 80 copies of their report. You MUST have a written report in order to file expenses.

The 13th Annual James F. Hayes Memorial Gold Classic will be held on Friday, May 12, 2012. This is a major fundraiser for the Austin V. Carew Scholarship Fund.