THE BIGGEST NEWS AND HAPPENING OF OUR CLUB’S HISTORY IS NOW A REALITY! THE CLUBHOUSE WILL BE OPEN SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21st , WITH HOURS FROM 12 NOON TO 1 AM, AND SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, FROM 12 NOON TO MIDNIGHT. KELTIC KICK WILL PERFORM ON SATURDAY NIGHT FROM 9-12. COME AND ENJOY YOUR LOVELY NEW HOME! DON’T FORGET YOUR CURRENT IHSM MEMBERSHIP CARD AND YOUR ID (PROOF OF AGE)!
CLUBHOUSE GREETERS ARE NEEDED! Kathleen Stern and the Bar Management Committee are coordinating the scheduling of greeters to check membership cards and ID’s during the hours the bar room is open. Normal schedule for greeters will be Thursdays, 5 pm on; Fridays, 5 pm on; Saturdays, 12 pm on; and Sunday, 12 pm on. The hours for greeters will be divided into shorter, consecutive shifts. For the week of and the weekend following Thanksgiving, greeters are needed from 5-12 pm on Wed and Fri, and 12 pm to 11 pm on Sat and Sun. Those hours will be divided into several shorter, consecutive shifts. Please email Kathleen Stern at firstname.lastname@example.org , or call her at 203-877-3319, and please specifiy your preference for either an afternoon or evening shift. Also, signup sheets will be available at the clubhouse this weekend for volunteering to serve as greeters. *This schedule must be finalized by Monday, November 23rd, due to the holiday, so please volunteer before then.
NOMINATIONS FOR IHSM WOMAN OF THE YEAR AND MAN OF THE YEAR ARE OPEN! Contact any officer or board member to submit a nomination in writing, stating the reasons your nominee deserves to be the honoree this year. The IHSM Board reviews all nominations and votes at their December 8th meeting. The honorees can then be notified well in advance, so families and friends can make plans to attend. The date of the IHSM Woman/Man Dinner is Saturday, March 5th, at Costa Azzurra, and the event sells out early. Details on pricing and reservations will follow. Nominations must be submitted by Monday, December 7th at the latest.
IHSM CHRISTMAS FAMILY 2015 In keeping with our annual tradition, IHSM has adopted a local family for the holiday seaon, referred to us anonymously by Milford’s Dept. of Human Services. This year’s family has some basic needs that need to be met, and we also hope to provide some toys for the two children, ages 5 and 1-1/2. The parents are in need of clothing, with following sizes: Mother: tops, size small; pants, size 8-10; boots, size 8.5. Father: shirts, sweatshirts, size large; pants size 36W x 30L; boots, size 10. Clothing needs and sizes for the children are as follows: 5-year old boy: shirts, size 6; pants, size 6; bathrobe, size 6; boots, kid’s size 11. 1-1/2-year old girl: pajamas, size 2; bathrobe, size 2; shoes & boots, kid’s size 4. Anyone wishing to donate items is asked to bring them, unwrapped, to the Nov.24th IHSM general meeting; monetary donations also accepted. Please see Eileen Craig or Sharon McNamara at the meeting. Thank you in advance for your compassion, kindness, and generosity.
HELP SUPPORT SLAINTE WITH AMAZON PURCHASES! When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Slainte Milford Inc. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-394647 and every time you shop you will be supporting Slainte, the charitable organization through which is funded our three scholarships, as well as Irish cultural and educational events and activities.
IRISH HERITAGE RIDERS – The Irish Heritage Riders had its first ride on 4/19/15 ! More rides are being planned and they are looking for new members. The organization is open to all IHSM members and prospective members who have a love for riding motorcycles and for Irish Heritage. They rode in the Memorial Day Parade with the IHSM. For more information contact Kevin Fox email@example.com or 203-606-4779