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• NIAA St. Patrick's Day Parade
The 36th St.Patrick’s Day Parade will be on March 1, 2014. Preparations have officially begun! Parade day will begin with an Investiture Mass at St. Mary’s Church at 10am. Parade lineup will begin at 12pm at the Holy Family Parking Lot and Parade Step Off will begin promptly at 1pm. If you would like to march in the parade but have a physical restriction that keeps you from marching, please contact us and we can arrange to have a car for you. If you know a group or an organization that would like to march in the parade, parade applications are available HERE. For any questions regarding the parade or to request more information, please email: email@example.com
As the high holy season is among us, we will like to fill you in on some upcoming events, so please save the dates!
February 15th will be the Parade Dignitary Fundraiser.This will be from 7-11pm at the Franklin Steakhouse (2nd floor) at 238 Franklin Ave. Please join us for a fun night! Beer, wine, food, and soda all included. Food to include corned beef and cabbage, corned beef sandwiches, wings, and penne vodka. $30 for Adults, $10 for Kids under 15. Tickets will be sold at the door. For more information, please CLICK HERE
February 18th is the tentative date for the presentation of the town Proclamations to our dignitaries. This will happen at the regular Commissioners Meeting at Town Hall on Kennedy Drive. Final Confirmation will be sent on the date.
February 22nd will be the Annual Pub Tour! Sponsored by the dignitaries, this trip is to visit all of the Parade's Band sponsors, patronize their business, thank them, and spread the word about the parade! Attendees are asked to meet at The Shannon Rose at 5pm for departure. Cost is $35 per person. (Must be 21 to attend) Space is limited, so if you would like to attend, please email Mike Garner. MJGarner@optonline.net.
March 1st is our PARADE! Mass will be at 10am at St. Mary's Church, Parade Step off will be at 1pm.
March 6th the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders will be holding a Salute to the Irish in the lobby of the Hall of Records Building at 5pm. The Freeholders will be presenting our dignitaries with Proclamations from the County. We encourage all members to attend to show Essex County our pride!
March 14th is the Newark St. Patrick's Day Parade. The Nutley Irish will be marching and its one of favorite events of the season! More information to follow!
• Board of Trustees
The Nutley Irish Board of Trustees would like to welcome to the board, new member Brenda Sherman. Brenda was appointed Trustee by the President for the role that was created by the resignation of Dan Thompson. Dan is still involved in the club and will remain our web developer, but has stepped down as trustee for personal reasons. We thank Dan for his service to the club, and look forward to continuing to see him at the meetings and events. Please join us in providing a warm welcome to Brenda at our November meeting.
• Member Spotlight
Congratulations goes out to Jim Callahan who was awarded the honor of being the November Steward of the Month for Holy Family Church! Jim has earned this award based on his time, talent and treasure that he gives to the parish through his volunteer work.