March 2021

St. Patrick’s Season Reminds Us of All of our Irish Heritage Twelve months ago, after several weeks of intense preparation, and developing a robust March St. Patrick’s season program for the Center, we were broadsided just days prior to kicking off several annual...

February 2021

Irish Center Reopens Under the Wawona Gates Big Top Historically, the months of January and February at the Irish Center are spent preparing for the St. Patrick’s season which is only a few short weeks away. This year has been no different (although we have been...

January 2021

Challenging Year Ahead for the Irish Center While 2020 might now be in the rear view mirror, the fallout from the disruption to normal life and economic activities caused by Covid-19 during the last nine months are expected to last well into the first quarter of this...

December 2020

As I write my final letter for the bulletin, I hummed a little ditty, “Thanks for the Memory” by Bob Hope. While I am moving on from the role of President, I will not be going too far. After an incredibly challenging year for everyone-I am elated that our Center is in...

November 2020

Giving thanks. “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John F. Kennedy This month’s theme is gratitude. I am so grateful that I am bursting with appreciation. Thank you to our...

October 2020

Rainbows only appear with sun and rain… A heartfelt thank you to all our sponsors and donors. As I sat down to write my message this month, I contemplated the idea of membership. I currently subscribe to Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime and Disney Plus, and let’s not...