60+ Lehigh Valley residents attend the AOH’s 2019 Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser
Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Celebration was held on September 21, 2019 and was sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians Lehigh County Division 1
Over 70 people from the Lehigh Valley attended the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Fundraising Event on Saturday, September 21, 2019 in Bethlehem, PA. The event included a traditional Irish dinner, live music, Irish Dancers from O’Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dance and was held at the Gander Room in Bethlehem, PA.
Performance by O’Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish Dance
The AOH is an Irish Catholic fraternal organization that promotes Friendship, Unity and Christian Charity. The AOH Lehigh County Division hosts a series of events to like this to raise funds in support of there Division’s mission of supporting local children’s charities.
In America, the Division is the basic unit of the Order. Annual dances, concerts, and parades sponsored at all levels of the Order raise millions for charity while providing a showcase for the positive contributions the Irish have made in every walk of American life.
Divisions and Hibernian Halls across the country have traditionally provided a welcome for new immigrants. Here, the unique art, dance, music, and other interests of the Irish are fostered and preserved, making the AOH a home away from home for many.