Irish Cultural Society
of San Antonio Texas
IRISH CULTURAL SOCIETY MEETING - FEBRUARY 17, 2008The meeting of the Irish Cultural Society was called to order at
3:15 PM by Gene Logan, President. Minutes of the January
meeting, taken and read by Susan Feely, were accepted. The
treasurerís report was given by Bob Barron. The balance as of
January 31, 2008 is $6,509.21. The membership chairman, Kay
Delaney, reports that some new members have joined the ICS.
There are still some outstanding dues that need to be paid
immediately, if not sooner.
Gene reported on the Program and Planning status. March will
be Irish Heritage Day. At the April meeting an author will give
the program. There are still openings for May and June.
Susan Feeley reports work in progress for the Scholarship
There is a new location for the Irish Heritage Day. It will be held
at the Leon Valley Community Center on March 9. (2008)
The Noel Henry Dance will be March 29 at St. Markís Hall,
1602 Thousand Oaks Drive.
March 30 is the date for the fund-raiser for the Sisters. Sister
Carmel encouraged the members to buy tickets for this event.
Bob Slattery wants to know if anyone is interested in participating
in the Irish Day Parade. Last year only 5 people participated,
Bob Slattery has been chosen "Irishman of the Year". Also at
the January 4 Christmas party Bob Slattery and Lou Kelley were
recognized for their long years of service to the Irish Cultural
Society. There was no further business, The meeting was
adjourned at 3:45 PM.
A program on the Irish influence on politics in the USA was given
by John Burke from the Department of Political Science at the
University of St. Thomas in Houston.