Members of the LAOH, along with the AOH counterparts, attended the State Convention held in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Past National President Mary H. Ryan and Past National President Mary B. Dolan installed the newly elected officers.
Members of the LAOH from across the state joined their Sister and Brother Hibernians of Division 14, Watertown, MA for their annual Memorial Day Parade as a tribute to the Watertown Police Department, first responders, medical personnel, public safety officers and the citizens of Watertown. Several members of the LAOH joined with AOH counterparts at the annual commemoration of the John Boyle O’Reilly exercises. Members from Division 10, LAOH participated in the annual Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society. Division 8, LAOH, Lawrence, co-sponsored a memorial mass in commemoration of An Gorta Mor. On August 18, LAOH Division 8, Clinton, MA will host the annual state observance of the Feast of Our Lady of Knock. Members of LAOH Division 36, Worcester attended an Irish seisun to benefit the One Fund and victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Members of LAOH Division 18, Salem, are planning for their annual summer outing to be held in August. Division 2, Holyoke, once again conducted a very successful hand-made quilt raffle with proceeds going to their scholarship fund. The design for the next quilt has already been completed and work has already begun. Division 1, Lowell will present Cahal Dunne in concert in September with proceeds going to their annual scholarship program.