Central Ohio's Largest Irish-American Women's Organization
"American by birth, Irish by the grace of God!"
Hello Ladies of the Daughters of Erin,

Welcome to the start of the year with new leaders of the Daughters of Erin. We survived the two years of COVID with Zoom, and now we can be in person again. We have lots of activities over the next few months, giving us a chance to build friendships and make new ones.

Please come and join us to see what's coming ahead! Watch for email updates over the summer for our important fundraising efforts and volunteer sign-ups. Please bring a friend!

Congratulations to
the 2022-23
Daughters of Erin Board

President: Sharon Tantes
Vice President: Becky Ellis
Secretary: Peggy Arnold
Financial Secretary:
Margie Toner Thompson

Board Delegates
Mary Freimark
Karen Jones
Sharon Selby

The June meeting is Sunday, June 11 at 1 p.m. at Trinity School, Saint Christopher Church. We're having a picnic! Bring goodies to to go hot dogs and summer salad.

Thank you, Patty Archer and Maureen Altier

For the June meeting we are accepting items for Saints Alive. Needed items include tarps, rope or bungee cords, body wipes, double AA and triple AAA batteries, clothing and food donations.

We are collecting school supplies at the September meeting. If you have a school you know who needs supplies, please let Cheryl know! Thank you.

If you have questions about Charities, please contact Cheryl Costello at 614-774-8879 (text or call) or email cherylcostello@yahoo.com.

We want to celebrate big birthdays, work announcements, honors, etc. Please share the details, so we can share and celebrate with you.

June 16 Barb Minister
June 24 Casey Salopek
June 26 Nancy Bush

July 1 Kelly Baesmann, St. Kathleen O’Hagan, Melanie McGue
July 2 Linda Heft
July 3 Siobhan Burke-Hawks
July 5 Margie Thompson, Eileen Canty-Dine
July 6 Karen Komatsu
July 8 Patti Archer
July 9 Mary Lynch, Julie McGee
July 10 Patricia Durbin
July 11 Sandee Murphy
July 16 Debbie Legg, Megan Tisdale
July 22 Dell Koch
July 25 Dorothy Dell
DAUGHTERS OF ERIN | 1978 to 2020
Help the Daughters of Erin welcome visitors to the annual Irish Tea Room at the Dublin Irish Festival, Friday Aug. 5 to Sunday, Aug. 7. We will need volunteers to sell our delicious baked goods, homemade hot and iced tea and more. Plan to stop by the Tea Room to support our event! We need to cover all three days, especially afternoon and evening hours. Please help us find volunteers. Thank you.

WE NEED YOUR HELP! We are excited to announce a new location, with more ovens, to bake scones this year! Save the date, 9 am-2 pm, Saturday, July 30 at St. Catherine Church, 500 S Gould Rd, Columbus, OH 43209. We'll need volunteers to mix, bake, package, etc.

We will be selling soda bread, scones and other homemade baked goods at the Dublin Irish Festival Tea Room, Friday, Aug. 5 to Sunday, Aug. 7.

Suggestions, other than soda bread or brown bread, include cookies, brownies, fruit breads and shortbread. If you need to arrange pickup, let us know.
Please do not make anything with frosting, icing or things that melt in the heat. Be sure to include a written description of the items and any ingredients that may cause allergy concerns.
Thank you for your help.

Please keep our members and those on the prayer list in your thoughts and prayers. Please pray for Bob Irwin, Marian Morrison, Suzy Lhamon, AJ Malloy, Colleen Kelly, Chris McKenzie, Beth Berkemer, Derek Kimmel, Linda Bakenhester, Kay Fallon, Paul Tisdale, Lois O'Reilly, Peter Burke, Dan Costello, Jackie McVey and Ryan Graves.

Please pray for an send love and unity all in Ukraine. We also pray for all those in the military, police and healthcare workers.

If you are interested in receiving a call or calling a member to check in from time-to-time, please email Carolyn Collins at collinscarolyn07@gmail.com.

We are exploring a Young Professionals group as well as continuing the Junior Division. If you know new moms, professionals or newly married women, we are planning to host events to encourage membership. Watch for updates this year.

Also, if you know any younger girls, please invite them to join the Daughters of Erin Junior Division.

Kevin Cain of The Hooligans is planning a trip to Ireland, May 6-15, 2023.

He is working with CIC Tours to organize the trip, based on 40 people going, the cost will be @ $2800 per person.

Join the Facebook group or call William Luke 54-226-9003 or email wltravelingclub@gmail.com.
We are selling 2022, 2021 and 2020 (and all additional years) Daughters of Erin Badges. All badges are $1 each.

We are also selling badges with a lanyard, choose five badges from past years and receive a lanyard to put them on for $5!

If you would like to purchase badges, please contact Sharon Tantes at 614-361-8590 or Sharon Selby at 614-595-2010.

The fundraising gals will be selling our Irish wares at the Shamrock Club Music festival, Saturday, June 25! We hope to see you there.

For the second year, Cardo's Pizza & Tavern is hosting a Golf Outing to benefit the Daughters of Erin.

Our participation is finding hole sponsors and door prizes? PLEASE SHARE!

If you would like to sponsor a hole or donate raffle items (gift cards, liquor, golf items, etc.) please call or text Sharon Selby at 414-595-2010 or Debbie Lynch at 614-203-4164.

Thank you ladies for shopping at Kroger, ee continue to receive funds from YOUR use of the Kroger cards! This money is raised from Kroger Cards registered through Kroger Community Rewards program.

Signing up or registering your account is easy to do. The best part is that YOU still receive your Kroger rewards (coupons, fuel perks, etc) but behind the scenes, the Daughters of Erin receives a percentage of what you spend at the Kroger Store.

In the search field, type in Daughters of Erin or enter the organization # 81910.
Thank you for your support!

The Daughters of Erin is registered for AmazonSmile, a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices and convenient shopping features as found on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on http://smile.amazon.com/, the AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to charitable organizations. Visit the About Amazon Smile web page to review the program and register to raise funds for the Daughters of Erin.
Thank you for your support!

The Shamrock Club is open every Friday for Happy Hour, watch the Shamrock Club Facebook page or website for additional events.

Tara Hall is open every Friday and Birthday Night on the third Friday, watch the Tara Hall Facebook page for entertainment listings.

Shamrock Club Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, 6 p.m.
Shamrock Club Music Festival, Saturday, June 25, 2-11 p.m.
DOE Scone Baking for the Dublin Irish Festival, Saturday, July 30
DOE Team Room, Dublin Irish Festival, Friday, Aug. 5 to Sunday, Aug. 7

The Columbus Comcultas is hosting Irish Language classes and sessions. The Central Ohio branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, celebrating Irish music, language, and culture. Visit the Columbus Comcultas website for details.

The Daughters of Erin
P.O. Box 1912
Columbus, Ohio 43216-1912  

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