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MIKE RAFFERTY-JOE MADDEN

 C.C.E. BRANCH

 FEBRUARY 2020 NEWSLETTER



SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16th 2020
BERGEN IRISH ASSOCIATION HALL
41 OMAHA STREET, DUMONT, N.J.


MUSIC BY: EILEEN GOODMAN,
JOHN KENNEDY, BRENDAN FAHEY,  GERRY KENNEDY. 
 3:pm to 6:pm
A Chairde:
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY TO EVERYONE !
     Our Next Ceili will be on Sunday, February 16th, from 3:pm to 6:pm at thet the Bergen Irish Association Hall, 41 Ohmaha Street, Dumont, N.J. Music by Eileen Goodman, John Kennedy, Brendan Fahey, and Gerry Kennedy. All musicians are always welcome to sit-in.We thank you for the great support at our January Ceili. Many thanks for the soda bread, cakes, and goodies. Its always appreciated.

    We hope to see you all at our Ceili onj Sunday as it will be our last Ceili unitl September 20th due to the following conflicting events occurring on our regular scheduled third Sunday of the month Ceili::
  • March 15th - Bergenfield St. Patrick's  Day Parade followed by their post-parade party at the Bergen Irish Association Hall. The Hall will not be available to us.
  • April 16th -19th - The Convention in San Francisco. Our Ceili falls onn the 19th and many people will be away including myself and John.
  • May 15th-17th - ;The Iselin Ceili Week-End. Our Ceili falls on the 17th and again many people will be away. Myself and John are doing the Workshops that weekend.
    However, we hope to see you at other Ceilis and will keep you posted in our Newsletters as to what's happening.

    The Fleadh will be held on May 8th-10th, 2020, at the Parsippany Hilton Hotel in Parsippany, N.J. The Banquet and Hall of Fame Awards will be on Saturday night followed by a Ceili afterwards. The Hall of Fame Honorees are Deirdre Connolly, John Kennedy, and deceased member Dennis Gallery (R.I.P.) Service awards will be presented to Mary Higgins and Rose Flanagan. Kathleen Biggins will receive the Gradam Award..

     See you our Ceili on Sunday, February 16th for a cup of tea, a few laughs, and a warm Cead Mile Failte at the door. Yes! I'll have the kettle on.         .

   Our next Ceili will be on September 20th. 
   
       Slan
       Bridie

      Bridie Dal Pizzol, Chair/ John Dal Pizzol, Co Chair/ John & Mary Carney, Secretaries/

/ Terry Rafferty, Treasurer/ Gerry Kennedy, Auditor/ Heather O'Brien, PRO/ Joseph Kelly Youth Officer/ Mary Higgins, Irish Officer/ Father Boland, Chaplan/Bridie Martin, Philomene & Mike McNamara Hospitality/ Tom Madden Webmaster