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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Dennis O'Brien Honored by Division/Parades


Dennis O’Brien of Dobbs Ferry to Receive Honors at Communion Breakfast & Local Parades


2016 Hibernian of the Year Dennis O'Brien

     The Officers and Members of The Yonkers Ancient Order of Hibernians are proud to announce that Dennis O’Brien has been chosen as the 2016 Recipient Hibernian of the Year Award.

     We are also proud to announce that Dennis will also be honored by The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committees of both Tarrytown and Yonkers!  Dennis has been named as an Aide to the Grand Marshal in both parades this year.  He will serve as an Aide to Grand Marshal John Dunleavy in Tarrytown on Sunday, March 13th, as well as Aide to Grand Marshal Patrick Quinn in Yonkers on March 19th.

     Dennis is a proud member of the AOH Myles Scully Division #1 in Yonkers as well as The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Westchester.  He sits on the Professional Advisory Board for the Training Institute for Mental Health.  He's currently the Vice President of the Dobbs Ferry Chamber of Commerce and is on the Board of Directors of the Dobbs Ferry youth Football Program.  He is also a member of the Southside Club in Hastings as well as a parishioner of St. Matthews Church in Hastings.  

     "Dennis has been as hard working member of the AOH for many years, and his dedication to the both the AOH and to the local community have made the decision to honor him a very easy one to make”, said Yonkers AOH President Kevin Ellis, “All of us in the AOH are thrilled that Dennis is getting recognition for all of his hard work!”

     Dennis will officially be awarded the Hibernian of the Year Award at the Yonkers AOH Communion Breakfast at St. Joseph’s Seminary on February 28th.




Monday, February 8, 2016

AOH Yonkers Annual Communion Breakfast Announcement



Yonkers AOH Division to Host Annual Communion Breakfast February 28th


 
Event Flyer for the AOH Communion Breakfast


     The Officers and members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians – Myles Scully Division #1 of Yonkers are proud to announce that our Annual Communion Breakfast will be held at St. Joseph’s Seminary on February 28th.

     Mass will be held at 10am in the Seminary Chapel and will be celebrated by Fr. Nicholas Zientarski, who is the Dean of Seminarians.

     There will be a full breakfast served in the Seminary’s refectory immediately following mass, where our guest speaker will be Rev. John Sheehan S.J. who is the President of the Xavier Society for the Blind.

     The Hibernians will also honor one of their own as they present Division Officer Dennis O’Brien with the James G. McGinty Hibernian of the Year Award.

     Tickets are $20.00 per person in advance ($25.00 day of the event), and children under 10 are $10.00.

     Reservation can be made by contacting the committee members listed on the event flyer or by printing and mailing the reservation form below.

Reservation Forms are due no later than February 24th






Monday, February 1, 2016

President's Message for February 2016

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE

Division One President Kevin Ellis


February 2016

Brothers,

     Winter finally arrived last week and I hope everyone got thru the Blizzard of 2016 without any issues.  Thankfully the warm temperatures have since returned and most of the snow is now gone. Let’s hope that there will be no more major weather issues this year!  The month of February is where things start heating up around the AOH world in preparation for our busy St. Patrick’s Day season.  First let’s recap what occurred last month.

     Our Division has submitted all of our per capita forms and paperwork closing out the 2015 calendar year, and once again it was a tremendously successful year for our Charities and Missions program.  We have reported over $26,000 in monetary donations and over 1,400 volunteer hours to the State and National Boards!  This is an accomplishment that could never have been reached without all of the hard work that is done by the entire membership throughout the year, congratulations to all of you!  Special thanks to our Charities and Missions Chairmen Jack McDonald and Tom Allison, who steered the charities committee and achieved another wonderful success.

     Division #1 held its Annual Golf Sponsor Pub Tour this past weekend and once again many members showed up to support it.  We once again were able to distribute 10,000 coasters with our logo and contact info to all of the establishments who sponsor our golf outing every year.  Thanks go out to Tom Allison, Peter Van Slyck and Allways East Transportation for helping with this event again this year.

     February has many events that all of you should be aware of starting with our Annual Superbowl Charities Fundraiser.  The pool once again sold out and we thank Brian Hartnett for all the hard work involved with it.  This fundraiser provides an important bridge between the parade season and our golf outing and we appreciate all of those who support this fundraiser each year!
Our main attention every February is our Annual Communion Breakfast which will be held at St. Joseph’s Seminary on February 28, 2016 at 10:00am.  Please get all of your table reservations in ASAP to Mike Morley so we can have as accurate a headcount as possible.  More information and copies of the event flyer will be available at our membership meeting at Fogarty’s Restaurant on February 3rd.

     I would like to extend congratulations to our Chairman of Standing Committee Dennis O’Brien as he will be honored as our 2016 Hibernian of the Year at the Communion Breakfast.  Dennis will also be honored next month as he has been chosen as an Aide to the Grand Marshal of both the Sleepy Hollow & Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parades!  Dennis has done tremendous work for us over the years and the honors he will receive as very well deserved!  Congratulations Dennis!

     Looking ahead to the Month of March it appears that the schedule has us once again participating in 4 St. Patrick’s Day Parade over a 7 day period.  Please clear your schedules now for the week of March 12th thru the 19th.  I will provide a specific time schedule in the coming weeks.  We will need maximum participation from our membership as this will be part of our 125th celebratory events.  There are several dinner dances associated with the parades that we support and these details will be covered our membership meeting.

     I am confident that our members will once again answer the challenge as we head into our busy season.


Yours in our Motto,


Kevin Ellis, President


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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