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Thursday, March 01, 2007

Join Us in the Mystic Irish Day Parade
Sunday, March 25th!!!
The Eastern CT Emerald Society is looking for personnel to march in the Mystic Irish Parade this Sunday, March 25th. Line up is at the Mystic Seaport South parking lot at 12pm, the parade starts at 1pm. Please wear your class A uniform from your department.

Also... the Emerald Society is having a fundraiser breakfast Sunday morning at 0900 at the Mystic Hook & Ladder Company (52 New London Rd, Mystic). 5 Dollars a head gets you a great breakfest and of course a nice base coat of "beverages." All are welcome to the breakfest even if they can not attend the parade.

Emerald Society Event Reminder

New London Firefighters
Pipes & Drums
Pre-St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
Saturday March 3rd 2007
6 - 10 p m
Crocker House Ball Room
Downtown New London

Pipe Band Performances From: NL FF's, New Haven FF's, RI Professional FF's and Brockton Pipes & Drums / Irish Step Dancers from the Spirited Soles Irish
Dance Academy / and more…
$5 in advance
$10 at the door
Available at New London Fire Headquarters and from any band member
Also Available
Beer / Wine/ Corn Beef Sandwiches / Irish Stew
No one under 21 admitted without proper ID or accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Leather Helmet Benefit Night, April 11th!

President Post and Vice President Ragsdale would like to announce the Emerald Societies support for a benefit night to aid Captain Vance Green of the Submarine Base FD. Vance has been a member of the Emerald Society from the start, and as many of you know recently lost his wife Julia. The Itailian Dramatic Club in New London is sponsoring an all you can eat pasta, chicken, potatoe and salad dinner to off set the cost of the medical bills. The Eastern Connecticut Emerald Society has purchased a limited number of tickets and will be made available to dues paying members. Contact President Post if you can attend the April 11 event and are a member in good standing. The highlight of the evening will be a Cairns New Yorker Leather Helmet raffle.

Friday, January 19, 2007

St. Patricks Day Party & Membership Meeting

Wanted to notify everyone early on about the Irish Week/St. Patricks Day party. This year it'll be on March 12th at the Harp & Hound. We've got a live band, the New London Firefighters Pipes and Drums will be there. Special raffle free for members in good standing. Look in the firehouses for flyers soon.

Also, February 20th we'll be holding a general membership meeting at John's waterfront tavern in Mystic. Cottrell St. Hope to get started at 6:30 pm.
Remember the Parade on March 25th!!!

Sunday, October 22, 2006

2007 Mystic Irish Parade

Photo courtesy of Bob Ladd
We've recieved the application to participate in the 2007 Mystic Irish Parade.
If you are intrested in marchinig with the Unit please respond let us know. We'd like to have a good showing again this year and hope to see new faces. The parade is Sunday the 25th following St. Patricks Day and will begin at 1:00. The route proceeds through downtown Mystic from the Seaport and ends at the Mystic Art Associtation Parking lot.

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Decals and Patches are available

Emerald Society decals and patches have been ordered!! We sold out quickly last time and there are limited quantities. The decals are outside stick and 3.5 inches round. Available for $5.00. The patch is 4 inches round and will be available for $8.00.
Contact President Post via e-mail jeffbpost@hotmail.com or Vice Pres. Ragsdale captainragsdale@aol.com to place an order. Dues paying members are given priority!

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Chief Daniel T Keogh Memorial Poker Run T shirts are now available!
Show your support for and help us raise money for our scholarship fund in Chief Keogh's name.


BEN RAGSDALE: Eastern CT Emerald Society
CAPTAINRAGSDALE@AOL.COM (click address to email)
ALLAN VANLEW: Riders of Fire CT 1
VPRIDERSCT@COMCAST.NET (click address to email)

$15.00 each M - XXXL Available
Shirt Front*
Shirt Back*
This is a computer generated image of the T shirts and are not the actual size of the graphics.

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

March 19:
3rd Annual Mystic St Patricks Parade!!

Thank You to Everyone who Attended the 2006 IRISH WEEK KICK OFF
on March 13th @ the Harp & Hound