Irish Cultural Society
of San Antonio Texas
IRISH CULTURAL SOCIETY MEETING MINUTES- January 16, 2011President Lou Kelley opened the business meeting at 3:10 pm, followed by the Pledge of
Allegiance. Sister Carmel gave the invocation today.
Minutes of the previous meeting were read and approved as read.
Bob Barron presented the quarterly treasurer’s report. Membership dues in the amount of
$1,770 have been collected the last three months of 2010. With other revenue and
expenses taken into consideration, our checking account balance is just over $8,000.
Kay reminded us that she brought membership directories with her today, if you’d like to
pick one up. There are 37 members and one guest in attendance at today’s meeting. She
alsorecommended that you buy your dance tickets soon, to better ensure that you get the
table you want for the evening.
Lou asked for a volunteer to take on the public relations position. No one spoke up
during the business meeting to do so.
Ethna, our social chair, commented that there was a great turnout and an enjoyable time
was had by all at the Christmas party.
Sheila noted that since Irish Heritage Day will be the third Sunday of February at the
Loftin Center at SAC, our monthly meeting has been moved up to the second Sunday
of the month; February 13th. The program will still be the same.
This month’s program will be presented by the St. Gregory’s dancers in just a short while.
Sister Carmel asked that we do our best to promote the dance this year, which will be
held on March 19th at St. Gregory’s.
Tom Ryan has offered to chair the dance committee.
Tom Macken spoke up about the national Comhaltas which will be held the 24th-27th of
March here in San Antonio at the Airport Hilton. Helena Ryan is signing up volunteers
at this meeting. Tom mentioned that Father Sean Egan will be attending.
It was announced that the Highland Games will be held out in Helotes again this year,
the dates being April 2nd and 3rd.
For more information, go to www.sahga.org.
Lou requested that flyers for upcoming events be posted and circulated as soon as
The business meeting was adjourned at 3:42pm.
Susan S. Feeley