Irish-Americans Kickoff Luncheon Plans
(Mineola, NY) President Dennis Farrell and Board Members of the Irish-Americans in Government (IAIG) recently met to kickoff their 13th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon. This event supports the Project Children program which since 1975 has been bringing children from Belfast, Ireland to America for a safe and enjoyable summer experience. The Irish- Americans luncheon also helps sponsor the Nassau County Board of the Ancient Order of Hibernians annual Feis and Irish Festival to celebrate and share Irish culture here in Nassau County. Pictured are IAIG board members seated from left to right Joy Watson, Donal Mahoney, IAIG President Dennis Farrell, Maureen Fitzgerald and standing left to right are IAIG Treasurer Jeff Clark, Hon. Rose Marie Walker, Hon. Jack Dunn, Mike Murphy, Hon. Maureen O’Connell, Mike McKenna, Hon. Thomas Phelan, Hon. Timothy Driscoll, Kenneth Heino, Mike Barry, Hon. Bob Bogle, Hon. Peter Bee, Patty Doyle. The luncheon will be held on Friday, March 6, 2009 at Carltun on the Park in Eisenhower Park. Anyone interested in purchasing tickets can contact Paula at 571-6377.