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  • MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD – Updated Election News

    Nominations for all the elected offices will again be open at the April 29, 2014 General Meeting. This is your chance to nominate or to be nominated. In order to make or accept a nomination for office you must be present at the meeting and a member in good standing.

    The following nominations were made at the March general membership meeting:

    President

    Jennifer Hussey – Nominated by Tracey McCabe
    Priscilla James – Nominated by Nancy Smith
    Ed Mead – Nominated by Jane McSally

    Vice-President

    Howard Fanning – Nominated by Tracy McCabe
    Kathleen Stern – Nominated by Joan Savage
    Richard Barrett – Nominated by Sharon Lawless and Dave Conroy

    Treasurer

    Mike McCabe – Nominated by Ned Reilly

    Secretary

    Priscilla James – Nominated by Tracy McCabe – Declined
    Lisa Doyle Smith – Nominated by Jenn Hussey

    Parliamentarian – No nominations made at the March 25, 2014 meeting.

    Membership

    Jane McSally – Nominated by Sue Connolly

    Sergeant-At-Arms

    Kevin Fox – Nominated by Kathleen Stern

    1st Yr. Trustee

    Joe Burton – Nominated by Maureen Richitelli
    Noleen Nelson – Nominated by Ned Reilly – declined.

    Unless annotated as declined the nominations were all accepted.

    Brief biographies for each nominee are required to be posted on the web and are due to Nancy Smith by email: mail to: nancy5426@sbcglobal.net as soon as possible but NLT May 1, 2014. The election will take place at the May General Meeting on May 27, 2014.

    As they are received I will post them on the tab for biographies below.

    To view the complete rules regarding elections, click on the “Club By-laws” tab below.

  • Candidate Biographies

    Short biographies of nominated candidates

  • UPDATE ON CLUBHOUSE BUILDING Our mortgage has been approved for purchase of the Star Cafe property on Bridgeport Avenue in the Devon section of Milford! Having our own home will become a reality very soon!

  • IHSM Happenings – Welcome to Spring !!

  • DON’T FORGET TO CLICK ON Non-IHSM Events FOR ACTIVITIES NOT SPONSORED BY IHSM, BUT AVAILABLE LOCALLY! MONTHLY INVITATIONS FROM COMHALTAS ARE POSTED HERE AS WELL!

  • IHSM Happenings –
    DON’T FORGET TO CHECK THE “CULTURAL EVENTS” PAGE OF OUR WEBSITE FOR IRISH ACTIVITIES NOT SPONSORED BY IHSM, BUT AVAILABLE LOCALLY! MONTHLY INVITATIONS FROM COMHALTAS ARE POSTED HERE AS WELL!

    Sunday, April 6th, 1:30 pm, Children’s Easter Party and Egg Hunt, Wildemere Beach Congregational Church, 133 Broadway, Milford No admission charge, and all children, grandchildren, nephews and nieces of IHSM members are welcome. Have a friend or neighbor with Irish heritage? Invite them and their little ones, too! Bring a basket for collecting the eggs!
    Please contact Jenn Hussey – reservations are required.
    Email: jenniferhussey71@yahoo.com or call 203-605-7743.
    Monday, April 7th, 5-7 pm, Happy Hour, Crush Sports Café, 1015 Bridgeport Ave, Milford – Come join in on the always fabulous appetizers and drinks at Crush – one of our major sponsors for the Lyle James Golf Tournament! Members of the Golf Committee will be on hand, and be happy to take your applications and payments, for the golf, for sponsorships, and for the 19th Hole Happy Hour ($35 for non-golfers and volunteers). You may also sign up to volunteer at the tournament.
    Friday, April 11th, Monthly Luncheon, 12:30, at Playwright in Hamden, 1232 Whitney Ave. Carpooling from Milford: meet at Parkway commuter parking lot, across from G&G Pizza in Milford. LEAVING FOR HAMDEN PROMPTLY AT 12 NOON. $20 Prix Fixe menu. Please contact Priscilla James to reserve your place before Wed., April 9th. Email: secretaryihsm@gmail.com

    Saturday, April 26th, 9 am- 3pm, IHSM Membership Committee will be at the 5th Annual Stratford High School Craft Fair and Indoor Tag Sale. Membership applications will be available, along with a continuous slide presentation of our organization’s past events and activities. The proceeds benefit scholarships for Stratford High Students, so come and check it out in Stratford H.S. Gym, 45 N. Parade St, Stratford. Close to 100 vendors were on hand last year – great shopping opportunity! ( Mother’s Day is only two weeks later!)

    Monday, May 19th – 11:30 am – Annual Lyle James Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing at Mill River Country Club, $165 per person, includes carts, BBQ lunch, beer and Irish coffee at the turn, and post-golf 19th Hole Happy Hour (generous hot hors d’oeuvres buffet and one hour open bar). Foursomes encouraged, but not mandatory. You do not have to be a golfer to help out that day or in advance! Please contact Mike McCabe to help with the event or to make reservations. Email: attorneymikemccabe@yahoo.com Golfers, sponsors, and workers needed !! Contact Paula McGill to sign on as a volunteer! Email: phmcgill@optonline.net . Volunteer application is also now on the website, click on Golf /Tournament page to access it.
    19th Hole Happy Hour buffet and open bar is open to non-golfers and volunteers for $35 – come join in the fun!

    • $100 tee signs – sponsor your home county!*
      Next meeting of the committee is Thursday, April 10th, at Crush at 7 pm.