Local Lady Hibernians Installation Ceremony
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.
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.