Associate Member recieves National honors

Division Associate Member Dylan Thomas recieves a Scholar Athlete award from the U.S. Army Reserve Dylan Thomas was going to honor our Military Service Members on Harrisburg’s City Island just as he does every year on Armed Forces Day, this year held on May 19.  Howeverthe tables were turned as Dylan, a senior at Central Dauphin High School in Harrisburg was presented with a National Scholar Athlete award from the Harrisburg US Army Opportunity Center.   The Award is presented to outstanding student athletes to acknowledge their strengths and accomplishments.  Dylan, an avid team basketball player brought his grades up in this … 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

Division takes point again

March 24, Harrisburg.  Once again Cumberland 2 the General William Thompson of the AOH has stepped forward to put the name of the AOH out there, and provide support in any way it can to forward and preserve Irish american history and gaelic culture. The Harrisburg Saint Patrick’s Day Parade was scheduled for March 24th, with opening ceremonies at 8:30. These ceremonies were scheduled to honor Tom and Romayne McGinnis Grand marshals for this year’s parade, and also to pay respects to their son Spc. Ross McGinnis Medal of Honor recipient. Division President acted as Officer in Charge of the … Continue reading