Verona Resident Ed Congdon to be Honored by Shillelagh Club

March 30, 2014 at 9:44 AM


VERONA, NJ - The Essex Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh are planning their 46th Annual Dinner Dance for Saturday, April 12, at Mayfair Farms in West Orange.  The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour and dinner and dancing to follow at 7 p.m.

Among this years honorees is Verona resident, Ed Congdon and his company E.L. Congdon & Sons Lumber Co. of West Orange.  E.L. Congdon & Sons have been named this year's Friends of the Essex Shillelagh Club.  They are being honored for their service to the community and more than 70 years serving homeowners and builders throughout Essex County.  Ed and his wife Nancy are longtime residents of Verona.

Also being honored are Shillelagh Men of the Year Tom Wester of Maplewood and Kevin Kinney of West Caldwell, past president of the club.

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 on Saturday nights and Trivia matches on 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 St. Baldrick’s Foundation to find a cure for childhood cancer, Avon Walk for Life and Wounded Warrior events. They also sponsor scholarships to several very deserving young adults to assist with their High School and College educations.

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Tickets to the event are available for $90 and include cocktail hour, five-hour open bar, dinner, dancing to The Tommy Flynn New York Showband, and performances by The Shillelagh Pipe Band and the DeNogla School of Irish Dance. 

There will also be commemorative Ad Journal highlighting sponsors of the event.  It is not too late to support the organization or the honorees with an ad or by purchasing tickets and joining them for an evening of exceptional Irish entertainment.  For tickets or to place an ad in the journal please email: shillelaghevents@verizon.net  or call Robert Waldron at 201-259-3025 or visit the website.

 

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