December 2016 – Meeting Minutes & Updates

The meeting was held on December 6th, 2016 at The Adams Corner Café and Butcher Shop at 782 Adams St., Dorchester.

Present – Derek Mawn, Mary McDermott, Cathy Mawn, Bridie McDermott, Mark Fitzpatrick, Jim & Julie Keaney, Charlie Mawn, Mary McNulty, Phil & Peggy Bohan, Jim Gallagher

We have ordered the plaque in recognition of Tom Concannon’s generosity for donating the raffle barrel. It will be attached to the barrel as a tribute.

There are some copies of the Leitrim Guardian available to purchase.  They can be purchased for $20.00.  Please contact Cathy Mawn at 617-549-3230 if you would like to purchase a copy. It can be mailed to you, or delivered locally.

The annual Christmas party was a success!  There was a lovely meal of turkey and salmon  with Chicken fingers for the children. Santa paid a surprise visit as well!

We are looking into dates in the spring 2017 for another volunteer event at the Greater Boston Food Bank.

The Spring Dance will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Irish Cultural Centre from 7-11pm.

Condolences to Vincent Donohoe on the passing of his devoted longtime partner, Sandra S. Bardwell.

The Society will be having a Mass at the ICC in memory of all past members. The 2nd Annual Memorial Mass will be at 11 AM, Sunday, January 8th, 2017.

It is time to renew membership for 2017  for the Society. Dues remain the same with $20 per family and $10 per individual member. There is a renewal/application form enclosed with the minutes.

Wishing all of our members and their families a Happy, Healthy Christmas and New Year!

The next meeting will be held at the Adams Corner Cafe and Butcher Shop, 782 Adams Street, Dorchester Ma on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 8pm.