Massachusetts News

The LAOH of Massachusetts was happy to present Dominik Fill, of the Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Still River MA, a Certificate and a check for $1000.00 for winning 1st place in Level 2 of the LAOH Irish History Writing contest. Dominik is a 10th grade student who has participated in the essay contest every year since he was eligible.  This year he achieved great success. Division 36 Worcester MA submitted Dominik’s essay.

The LAOH of Division 14 co-hosted a successful Ham-O-Rama where Easter dinner items were raffled off.  LAOH Division 10 held a very successful 5K road race with some members volunteering and others as race participants.  LAOH Division 8 held their annual St Brigid’s Tea and presented scholarships to worthy students. They also hosted the state and local winners of the Irish History Contest, with State Historian Joyce Burgess, of Division 1 Lowell, presenting the awards.  Division 36 held their annual Irish Festival and co-hosted a couple of successful music seisuns.  Division 2 Holyoke collected non-perishable food items, spices and oil for cooking, plastic forks and 8 oz. plastic cups for Kate’s Kitchen, a local soup kitchen in the area and attended a memorial mass for An Gorta Mor.