Our next meeting is on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM in Connaughton's Riverdale Steakhouse, Bronx, NY 718-549-9946 www.riverdalesteakhouse.com, and we will be finalizing the details of the Dinner Dance. Please bring payment for all Dinner Dance ticket requests and ads if you haven't already paid.
Our 85th Annual Dinner Dance is on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Riccardo's, 21-01 24th Ave, Astoria, NY. The Cocktail hour begins at 5:00 PM and will be followed by dinner and dancing. Music will be provided by the Terry Feeley Band. Tickets are $75.00 and can be obtained by calling Mary Scally O'Brien (516) 488-5032, Stephen Groarke (914) 237-6928, Michael Lyons (201) 447-2425, Martin Dowd (917) 453-2860, Reggie Martin (862)241-9041 or Kevin O'Connor (973) 667-0776. This year's honorees are Martin J. O'Grady and Patrick J. Finn.
The Dinner Dance Souvenir Ad Journal is an important part of the organization's financial stability and a great way to show your support to the honorees and our organization. Ad Journal forms and Dance flyers were mailed out and can also be found HERE. The deadline for the ad journal has been extended to Tuesday, February 18, 2014. We thank you for your continued support and hope your schedule will allow you to attend our Dinner Dance.
Newark, NJ 2014 St. Patrick's Day Parade
The Deputy Grand Marshal of the 2014 Newark, NJ St. Patrick's Parade is Marion Clarke O'Neill. Marion is a member of the Roscommon Society and is the daughter of Noren Dowd Clarke from Tibohine, Roscommon and Tony Clarke from Tipperary. The Newark Parade is Friday, March 14, 2014. On Sunday, March 9, 2014 there will be a gathering at Mc Govern's Tavern in Newark to Celebrate in Marion's honor. For more information, please CLICK HERE.
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Understanding that the objects of this Society are: To foster and encourage friendship, understanding and social activities among its members and to encourage and participate in such lawful exercises and activities as will promote and advance the interests of its members in the United States.
Kevin P. O'Connor
The County Roscommon Society of New York, Inc. brings together people with Roscommon heritage. The Society was organized July 16, 1931 and led by its first President Andrew Trimble. Today our organization is strong and active as we continue to promote and foster our Irish culture and traditions in the New York and surrounding areas. Our organization also provides our members with an opportunity to keep in touch with old friends as well as keeping current on events in County Roscommon.