~ PUB NIGHT ~
Blackburn’s Pub will be open two Wednesday nights in November, the 9th and the 16th from 7:00 to 10:00 P.M. We are going to move the Pub upstairs to the Main Hall so our patrons won’t have a problem with using the stairs. [Please note the new Pub hours]
~ DECEMBER 1 – DECORATING THE IRISH CENTER FOR CHRISTMAS
Our "Tree Trimming Party" will be on Thursday evening from 6:00 P.M. All members are invited to bring an ornament for our tree and join your friends as we decorate the Irish Center for the holidays.
~ DECEMBER 14 – CHRISTMAS PARTY ~
Our Christmas Party will be different this year. We will be combining the 2023 Election of Officers and Directors, The Dancer’s Christmas Party and the Pub Christmas Party into one celebration to be held in the main hall on Wednesday evening starting with the Election from 5:00 to 7:30 P.M., the Christmas Party from 8:00 to 10:00 PM. There will be both Irish music as well as holiday music for your dancing pleasure. It would be gratefully appreciated, but not required, if all attendees bring an appetizer or dessert to share. The last 10-Week drawing will also be held during the party.
~ NCCIS ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS for 2023 ~
The election for members to serve on the NCCIS Board of Directors will be held this year on Wednesday, December 14. This is also the night of our Christmas Party; voting will be open from 5:00 to 7:30 P.M. and the election results will be announced before the Christmas Party starts at 8:00 P.M.
Since we have not had elections for the past two years because of the Covid restrictions all positions are open for nominations. The President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and 6 Director Positions are all positions to be filled.
Our current President, Phyllis Pini is retiring after 17 years of dedicated service, and our Vice-President, John Dailey is retiring after 15 years of dedicated service, and one of our Directors, Maggie Gleason has decided not to run for reelection after dedicating many years on the board. Cathy Jones is running for President, Bill Hickey is running for Vice-President, Holly Gray is running for Treasurer, and Sharon Giles is running for reelection as Secretary. We are requesting our members to either call Phyllis Pini, Election Committee Chairman at 302-354-1356 or mail your nominations to NCCIS ELECTION COMMITTEE, 1301 South Rodney St, Wilmington, DE 19805 by November 15 with the names of your nominees for ALL of the positions. All members are able to vote in this election and any person who has been a paid member for 2 years or more is eligible to run for any position in this election. Please contact the person you are nominating to verify if they wish to run in the election. A List of all the nominees will be in the December Newsletter.