The meeting was held on March 7th, 2017 at The Adams Corner Café and Butcher Shop at 782 Adams St., Dorchester.
Present – Derek Mawn, Jim Gallagher, Mary McDermott, Mark & Nelba Fitzpatrick, Charlie Mawn, Jim Keaney, Bridie McDermott, Noel Murphy, and Cathy Mawn
The Spring Dance is booked for April 8th, 2017 from 7PM to 11PM, at the Irish Cultural Center in Canton. Erin’s Melody will perform and tickets are $15 per person. Tea, coffee and desserts will be provided. Please put the date in your calendar! Donations for the raffle at the Spring Dance are greatly appreciated.
The Mass of Remembrance has been re-scheduled for March 19th at 11am at the ICC in Canton. A full Irish breakfast is available following the Mass and is $12 per person. We would love to have all members join us.
Comedian Jimmy Tingle and Irish Tenor Ciaran Nagle will be performing at the ICC at 1:30pm after the mass. Tickets are $20. Call 1-781-821-8291.
There are still copies of the 2016 Leitrim Guardian available for sale. Please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230 if you are interested in purchasing a copy for $20.
We are still collecting membership dues for 2017. Membership remains at $10 per person or $20 per family
Irish Hearts for Orphans Annual Dance will be held on April 9th from 4-8 PM at the Quincy Marriott Hotel. There will be Irish step-dancing, trad. Music, Erin’s Melody and Noel Henry’s Irish Showband. There will be a silent auction and the Grand Prize Raffle is a Gertrude Byrne’s Irish Cruise for 2! Please support this worthy cause.
Mary McDermott is looking into setting up a new volunteering appt. for the Society at the Greater Boston Food Bank in the Spring. Details will be shared once a date is confirmed.
The Irish Music Club of Greater Boston is having their dance at the Viking Club, 410 Quincy Ave., Braintree on April 1st. There will be a special Mass held at the club prior to the dance. Mass starts at 6:30 PM.
The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Café and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street Dorchester MA on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:30PM. Meeting start times have been moved up 30 minutes as the restaurant is closing at 9 PM.