The NY State Board spring meeting took place in East Durham on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Shamrock House. The meeting was well attended with a standing room only crowd.
AOH members in attendance from across the state (below) heard state officer and committee chair reports on activities since the last board meeting. Reports on upcoming events included the Requiem Mass and Reburial of John Curry on May 13, 2017 and the upcoming 99th New York State AOH Biennial Convention and the 59th LAOH Biennial Convention which will take place at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Buffalo, July 12 – 15th, 2017.
Brother Hibernians from the host division for the East Durham meeting, Greene County Mass Rock Div. 2 (above), stand outside Lady of Knock Church in East Durham for our Order’s annual pilgrimage. Jimmy Cuff (far right), Division President, was assisted by many Greene County Hibernians to welcome the AOH and LAOH for our annual State Board meeting. The NYS AOH Board thanks them for their Irish hospitality.
The weekend events included “Karen’s Carnival” honoring LAOH New York State President and Sister Hibernian, Karen Keane, of LAOH Albany Division 1 who is ending her term as president. The lively event was held at Gavin’s Country Inn following the state meeting.