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Friday, February 27 2015 @ 03:38 PM MST
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IRISH FOUNDATION OF ARIZONA NEWS

MARCH MEETING
The Irish Foundation of Arizona will meet on Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015, at the Irish Cultural Center, 1106 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ.  We have moved our Board meeting to 6:30 p.m.  An episode of "New Tricks.” will begin at 7:00 p.m.  We hope to see you there
REMINDER

It is time to renew our IFA memberships, they expire on 31 Dec 14.  

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ORDER YOUR CERTIFICATE OF IRISH HERITAGE AND HELP BENEFIT THE COLLEEN PROGRAMS




The Certificate of Irish Heritage makes a wonderful personalized gift for your family.  Anyone of Irish descent and born outside of Ireland is eligible.  Buy one Certificate for €40.
New E-Gift Card 
The Certificate of Irish Heritage e-gift card is a unique gift that can be e-mailed instantly to your loved ones. It costs €45 and entitles you to one unframed Certificate and includes shipping worldwide. All you need is:
•    Name of the Recipient
•    Gift message eg:’Happy Birthday Jane, Love from the O Reillys in New York'.
•    Your e-mail address
E-gift cards can be e-mailed immediately making it an easy but thoughtful gift.  The recipient can redeem the e-gift card on-line, once they have their ancestor’s details.   A unique gift for those proud of their Irish Heritage that will be passed onto future generations
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PURCHASE AN ENTRY STONE FOR THE MCCLELLAND IRISH LIBRARY



There are a few engraved stones available for purchase to complete the entry way into the Library. Donors will be recognized in historic large stones, on the steps of the McClelland Irish Library.  The stones are 1' square and are available for $500 each. They make the perfect gift to acknowledge and honor loved ones, past and present.  Simply download the  attached form to order your engraved stone today or visit this link https://secure.qgiv.com/for/icclesc/
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32ND ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE & FAIRE - MARCH 14TH



32nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Irish Faire
Saturday, March 14th 2015

This Year's Theme is "Celebrating 32"
32 Years of Parades and 32 Counties of Ireland"

Parade starts at 10 am. Location for the Parade 3rd Street from Sheridan south to McDowell.  The Faire starts at 10 am at Hance Park West side of Central at the Irish Cultural Center. Admission $10.00 Adults 13 & older.  Kids 12 & under FREE. Senior (55 & over) and Military $8.00.  3 Stages of Irish Music and Dancers, Kids Area, Food and Beverages, Crafters and the Sandra Day O'Connor "Cowgirl Who Became a Justice" exhibition at the McClelland Library.  Free Shuttle from 1850 North Central Avenue (west side of Central Ave & Palm Lane) to the Faire. TAKE THE LIGHT RAIL TO THE ROOSEVELT STREET STATION.  Free parking at the garage at 1850 North Central Ave.
 
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE & FAIRE MARCH 14, 2015



The St. Patrick's Day Parade and Faire is in need of volunteers to help us make this great event a success. If you would like to help, please click on one of the following links to sign up for a spot.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e49aeae23a7f49-stpatricks for Adult Volunteer opportunities

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e49aeae23a7f49-calling for Student Volunteer opportunities

If you have any questions, please email Sean Sweeney, Volunteer Chair at
pats.parade.faire@gmail.com


Phoenix St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee and Irish Society of Arizona

www.stpatricksdayphoenix.org

602-280-9221

2015 Parade & Faire on Saturday, March 14, 2015

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THE CHIEFTAINS AT SCOTTSDALE CENTER FOR THE ARTS ON MARCH 17TH

The Chieftains
With Paddy Moloney and Special Guests
Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia G. Piper Theater
Tickets: $79, $59, $49

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51ST ANNUAL HIGHLAND GAMES - MARCH 21ST & 22ND

Arizona Scottish Gathering & Highland Games

March 21 and 22, 2015

Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Road in Phoenix

The Caledonian Society of Arizona is proud to host the 51st Annual Arizona Scottish Gathering & Highland Games 
You don’t have to be Scottish to attend our Games. We welcome everyone and hope you’ll share with us about your cultural background too! Visit the Genealogy tent and trace your own family roots. There will be so much to see and do!
Artists will entertain throughout the day with their traditional and modern Scottish tunes. The wee lads & lassies area will entertain our younger visitors.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HIGHLAND GAMES MARCH 21 & 22, 2015

Arizona Scottish Gathering & Highland Games   March 21 and 22, 2015
Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Road in Phoenix

Hi All! 

Happy New Year and we're well on our way for this year's games and gathering. Looking forward to seeing you all and catching up! Please feel free to pass this along to all your family and friends. We can always use helping hands. 
Here's our sign up link for volunteering......   
Thank you again for all of your support and time. Slàinte mhath, ~Maggie

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CHANDLER TULLAMORE DESERT FARE COOKBOOK ON SALE



We are pleased to announce the release of our "Desert Fare Cookbook" - a wonderful gift suggestion for family and friends - and one for yourself  Students from Seton Catholic Preparatory High School in Chandler and Sacred Heart School in Tullamore, Ireland have created a cross-cultural cookbook as part of a Sister Cities relationship between Chandler, AZ and Tullamore, Co. Offaly, Ireland.  Make popular Irish dishes from recipes straight from the Emerald Isle along with Southwestern flavored family favorites from Chandler!  Chandler's rich history is reflected in the culinary contributions and stories from our residents, both present and past.  Tullamore students photographed their authentic dishes and supplied a history of Tullamore.  Over 100 recipes have been published - definitely a cookbook of diverse culinary delights!
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JOIN IRISH NETWORK PHOENIX


"Be 'in' with the IN crowd!"
Join the Irish Network Phoenix for
Breakfast  - every 2nd Friday at the ICC 7am
Lunch - every 4th Friday at an Irish pub in the Valley
Please RSVP on meet up or email theboard@irishnetworkphoenix.com

INPHX is part of the National Org, IN USA.

For more details visit our meet up site or our FB page!
www.irishnetworkphoenix.com

SIGN UP FOR THE NEW NEWSLETTER FROM IRISH NETWORK PHOENIX!!