2006-06-09 / Community

Local Lady Hibernians Installation Ceremony

The Rockaway and Breezy Point communities celebrated the installation of the Officers of the new Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 25 on Tuesday, May 23.

The division is accepting new members until the end of June when they break for the summer. Representing the Queens division were President, Maureen Leahy; Vice President, Meg Redling; Secretary, Jennifer Kelly; and Immigration and Legislation, Mary MacCauley. The division resumes meetings in September. Also present at the installation were Chaplin Father James Devine.

Rockaway's AOH President Philip McManus and Queens men's Division, President Fran McGloghlin, were also in attendance.

The new Officers for Rockaway are: PresidentLily Corcoran Pineiro; Vice PresidentVirginia Smith; Recording SecretaryKerri Murnan; Financial SecretarySheila McCabe; TreasurerJoan Crowley; Publicity and pressClaire O'Sullivan; Irish HistorianBernadette McGrath O'Brien; Office of Missions and CharitiesJoann Dolan; Office of Catholic ActionTeresa Flannigan; Scrapbook CoordinatorAnnemarie Horgan; Mistress at Arms- Maureen Logar; SentinelAnn McGovern.

Some of the new officers. Some of the new officers. New president Lily Corcoran Pineiro said that the new division looks forward to growing and serving the Rockaway and Breezy communities.

We are extremely excited at the fact that we are officially a new Chartered Division of the LOAH. We are a group of very talented women who are proud to be able to make history by starting this new division."

The ladies division looks forward to welcoming new members at their next meeting in June. They will be starting their Junior division for girls 6-16 in September.

Anyone that would like to become a member can call Bernadette O'Brien at (718) 634-7957.

Pictured: new President Lily Corcoran Pineiro (second from left) with members of the state division of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Fran McGloghlin (right), President of Queens AOH, Corcoran Pineiro, and Philip McManus, President of the Mens AOH in Rockaway. Fran McGloghlin (right), President of Queens AOH, Corcoran Pineiro, and Philip McManus, President of the Mens AOH in Rockaway.

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