The Ancient Order of Hibernians, Michael L. Delahunty Division 9 will honor Reverend Michael Hanly of Our Lady of the Lake and Verona resident Terence M. McHugh when it celebrates its 111th anniversary with a dinner and dance on Saturday, March 5. Veronica “Ronnie” McGovern of Wayne will also be a guest of honor at the event, which will be held at the Mayfair Farms in West Orange at 6:30 p.m.
The annual event will begin with a cocktail hour, including open bar, hot and cold appetizers, a martini bar and a silent auction. Dinner and dancing will follow at 7:30 p.m. with Irish and American music provided by The Eamonn Ryan Showband.
Reservations are $75 per person prior to February 21 and $85 thereafter, and you can make yours by calling dinner co-chairs Michael Clifford at (973) 271-8146 or Jim Fallon at (201) 245-2267. Reservations can also be made through the Ancient Order of Hibernians’ secure Web site.
The Ancient Order of Hibernians is a national, Catholic fraternal organization founded in New York City in 1836. In addition to its annual dinner dance, AOH Division 9 sponsors a golf outing to benefit the Msgr. John P. McHugh Scholarship Fund, co-sponsors an annual Hurling Exhibition with the West Orange Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh, and marches in the West Orange and the Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parades. For information on becoming a member please visit www.aohdiv9.com.