Vero Amici Ninth Annual Casino Night and Tricky Tray; Friday, June 12; 7pm; Hanover Manor, 16 Eagle Rock Avenue, East Hanover
EAST HANOVER, NJ - This week, Vero Amici for Charity will be holding their Ninth Annual Casino Night and Tricky Tray at the Hanover Manor. The event is their only fundraising event each year and allows the organization to raise funds which it then disperses to needy individuals and charitable organizations throughout the West Essex area. Tickets include Casino gaming chips, a buffet dinner, Cocktails and dessert. Those who win chips then trade them in for tickets which are used at the Tricky Tray at the end of the evening. The benefit takes place Friday, June 12, from 7pm to 11pm; the Hanover Manor is located at 16 Eagle Rock Ave, East Hanover.
Tickets are $80 per person and include:
Vero Amici for Charity was established in December, 2005, by local men from the West Essex community. The mission of Vero Amici, which translates to "True Friends," is to raise money through charitable contributions that are dedicated for children, citizens with disabilities, senior citizens and underprivileged youths who need medical or financial assistance and to promote local awareness in our communities.
"We inviting the community to come out to our Casino Night.
Direct donations are always needed and appreciated and may be made online here.
Vero Amici for Charity
President Joe Garamella
PO Box 1264
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
Vero Amici for Charity was established in December, 2005, by local men from the West Essex community. The mission of Vero Amici, which translates to "True Friends," is to raise money through charitable contributions that are dedicated for children, citizens with disabilities, senior citizens and under-privileged youths who need medical or financial assistance and to promote local awareness in our communities. The values of Vero Amici come from the individuals that make up their association. These individuals are compassionate, committed and most importantly, caring.
West Caldwell's John Prior to be Honored at Shillelagh Club 47th Annual Dance; Saturday, May 16, 6pm; Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange
2015 Friend of the Shillelagh
Sean McGinley, of Kinnelon
WEST ORANGE, NJ - This weekend, the Essex County Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh will be hosting their "47th Annual Dance" at which they will be honoring John Prior, of West Caldwell, Robert Gunning of West Orange, and Sean McGinley of Kinnelon.
Tickets are $90 a person and include an open bar, dinner, dancing to The Tommy Flynn New York Showband and Irish entertainment.
The event takes place Saturday, May 16, at 6pm, at Mayfair Farms located at 481 Eagle Rock Avenue, West West Orange.
The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh are known as one of the premier Irish organizations in the state. They have a large clubhouse in West Orange with a bar open to the public which is known for its hospitality, welcoming atmosphere and its diversity of entertainment offerings and well-attended trivia matches on alternating Fridays. The Shillelagh Club is host to many Irish groups in the area including the Ancient Order of Hibernians; the Women of Irish Heritage and The Essex County Police and Fire Emerald Society. Additionally, the Friendly Sons support various charitable organizations including the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Avon Walk for Life and Wounded Warriors.
Tickets and Entertainment
The event will begin at 6pm with a cocktail hour; dinner, dancing and an open bar will follow at 7pm. Entertainment will be provided by The Tommy Flynn New York Showband, and performances by the Essex Shillelagh Pipes and Drums and the DeNogla School of Irish Dance.
Essex County Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh
648 Prospect Avenue, West Orange
Shillelagh Men of the Year
John Prior, of West Caldwell
Long-time member and past president of The Friendly Sons, Prior resides in West Caldwell with his wife, Katrina Egan Prior.
Shillelagh Men of the Year
Robert Gunning, of Long Valley
The Shillelagh Club, Essex County Division, was founded in October 1967 by Irish leaders John Cryan, Bart Dougherty and Harry Knox. In 1971, the Essex Division of the Friendly Sons purchased the existing club building which was then known as the West Orange Women’s Club. The Friendly Sons is an Irish-American social and charitable organization dedicated to the purpose of promoting and enhancing the fraternity and good fellowship of its membership. The organization is non-sectarian and non-political and is located at 648 Prospect Avenue in West Orange, N.J.