Parade kicked off

Despite the weather the Harrisburg Saint Patrick’s Day Parade kicked off at 2:00 and was considered a success.  The General William Thompson Division provided the honor guard for the 1st division, the Irish and AOH division for the parade, photo coverege of the event was provided by our Associate member, Dave Thomas.   Perhaps even more important was the celebration of the Mass at 10:00 at Saint Lawrence Chapel, celebrated by Father Clark with Jacquie Turk providing her rendition of “Our Lady of Knock”.  Father commented how people come to this Mass just to hear her sing.   The Division … Continue reading

District III Hibernian of the Year Dinner

District III Hibernian of the Year Dinner and Christmas Party – Hosted by Bobby Sands Division 1  Saturday, December 1, 2012  AT  Knights of Columbus 145 Peach Street, Harrisburg, PA 17112  We welcome all AOH and LAOH divisions in our district to attend and present your award.  Anyone outside of District III is also welcome to join us — the more the merrier.  If you will be presenting an award please let Tim Carley know; we look forward to a fantastic night!  ·         Cocktail hour will begin at 6:30 P.M. and dinner will be served at 7:30 P.M. The Hibernian … Continue reading

Division Honors Area Volunteers

April 20, To honor area volunteers during April (National Volunteer Month)The Ancient Order of Hibernians (General William Thompson, Cumberland II)presented Central PA volunteers with Presidential Awards signed by President Barack Obama.  Senator Patricia Vance and Carlisle Mayor Bill Kronenburg assisted in the presentation of the awards. (L-R front row) Senator Patricia Vance, Carol Glabus, Emilie McGinnis, MaryJo Mullen, Rodney Owens, Carol Carter, Pat Lyons, Joe Rittner, Susan Foy-Federinko, Dave Foy, Charles Moore. (L-R back Row) Mayor Bill Kronenburg, Ed Glabus, Jack Ritter, Bud Swisher, Jim Williams, Larry Carter, Mark Willits, Jim Washington, Thomas Kane (AOH President). Not Pictured, Tammy Jones, … Continue reading