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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

Francey Brady's Bar & Rest.
(Formerly Tyrone House)

72 Main Street
Yonkers NY 10701

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Sunday, December 20, 2015

Grand Marshal for 2016 Yonkers St. Patrick's Day Parade Announced




Pat Quinn Selected as Grand Marshal for Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade



Patrick Quinn - Yonkers Parade Grand Marshal for 2016



     The Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee has announced that Patrick Quinn has been selected as Grand Marshal for the 61st Annual Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade in 2016.

 
The Yonkers St. Patrick's Day Parade to be held March 19, 2016

     Quinn, a Yonkers native, is known as the creator of The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a worldwide phenomenon that has raised over $200,000,000 to help find a cure for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.  Pat Quinn’s Irish roots come by way of Counties Armagh, Down, Cork, Clare & Westmeath.  Patrick attended St. John the Baptist Elementary School in Yonkers and graduated from Iona Preparatory School and Iona College in New Rochelle.
 
The Ice Bucket Challenge Became a Worldwide Phenomenon

     In 2013, Patrick was diagnosed with ALS at the age of 30 and quickly went to work as a forceful advocate for research and development of a treatment for the disease.  In 2014 he helped create the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which quickly became popular around the world and help raise hundreds of millions towards research.  Through his efforts, the Ice Bucket Challenge not only raised money, but it also increased awareness of the disease in the worldwide media and is credited with creating a renewed push to find a cure.

 
U.S. President Barack Obama Took The Ice Bucket Challenge

     Patrick continues to be a strong and forceful advocate for ALS funding and research through his “Quinn 4 the Win” Organization, which holds events every August to help one day find a cure for ALS.  He has spoken at countless events promoting the cause, which has included addressing the U.S. Congress and speaking at dozens of schools and other engagements. 

The Quinn 4 the Win Logo


     Patrick was nominated for the Time Magazine “Person of the Year” in 2014 and has received many accolades and awards for his efforts.  He and his wife Jennifer live in Yonkers since being married that same year.


Pat Quinn was honored at Yankee Stadium for his advocacy work

     The Officers and Members of AOH Division #1 wish to congratulate Patrick Quinn for this well-deserved honor, and we look forward to having him lead us up The Emerald Mile!  The Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 1:00pm.






Friday, December 11, 2015

Yonkers AOH Supports Catholic High School Fundraiser Program




Yonkers AOH Division #1 Donates to Maria Regina High School

Principal Valerie Reidy (center) with AOH Members & Students


     The members of The Myles Scully Division #1 visited Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale this week to present a $1,000 donation in support of the school’s recent fundraising effort. The Ancient Order of Hibernians has had a long history of supporting Catholic Education since its founding over 175 years ago.

     Division Charities and Missions Chairman Jack McDonald, along with Treasurer Mike Morley and Past Division President Tom Allison were given a tour of the school by Principal Valerie Reidy and were shown where there are plans on making extensive upgrades to both the school infrastructure and its educational programs.  These plans include a particular focus on making improvements to its computer and technology education programs to better prepare its students to compete in today’s job environment.

     “We are truly grateful for their generous donation. If it wasn’t for supporters like the AOH, our efforts to remain affordable while providing a quality catholic secondary education that keeps pace with instructional technology would be even more challenging. We are extremely thankful for their willingness to make a difference in the lives of the students who are entrusted in our care;” said Mrs. Reidy.

     Funds for the donation that was presented were raised at the Hibernian’s Annual Charity Golf Outing which is held every spring.

     Maria Regina High School is an independent Catholic All Girls High School that was founded by The Sisters of the Resurrection in 1957.

     If you are interested and would like more information in supporting Maria Regina High School as they prepare to improve Catholic Education for young women in Westchester, please visit their website where you can donate online.

DIVISION OFFICERS


Chaplain

Rev. Matt Janeczko OFM

President
Kevin Ellis

Vice President
Jim Walsh

Recording Secretary

Robert Eggen

Financial Secretary
Dan Mulvey

Treasurer
Mike Morley

Chairman Standing
Committee

Dennis O'Brien

Marshal
Ronan O'Brien

Sentinel
Scott McGown

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Mailing Address:

A.O.H. Myles Scully
Division One
P.O. Box 1020
Yonkers, NY 10703

Email Address:

aohyonkers@gmail.com

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