Irish Breakfast Meeting

2nd Friday of the month at the Irish Cultural Center Great Hall, 1106 N Central Ave, Phoenix 85004

6:30am Doors open
7:00am Breakfast, Tea, and Coffee served
7:15am 30-Second Intros start

First time guests may attend free of charge, returning guests pay only $10.

Please RSVP to Mary Kallemeyn, Membership Chair, at info@irishnetworkarizona.com for breakfast count and seating.

May 9 – Annual Board Elections

Please contact us if you’d like to nominate someone or run yourself.

  • 4 Officers: President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer
  • Committee Chairs: Membership, Speakers
  • Committee Chairs among At-Large Board OR among non-Board general INAZ membership: Communications, Hospitality, Events

Stepping off the Board with these openings:

  • Ann Niemann, President
  • Ann-Therese O’Sullivan, Secretary
  • Mary Kallemeyn, Membership Chair
  • Ross McCollum, At-Large
  • Lisa Bartholomew, Vice President
  • At-Large currently open

For Re-Election:

  • Lisa Bartholomew would like to serve as Communications Chair (vacating Vice President)
  • Sharon Judd, current Treasurer
  • Mark O’Brien, current At-Large
  • Jim Hilliard, current At-Large

Committee Notes (consider serving as Chair or non-Board volunteer):

Speakers Chair – primarily setting up for breakfast meetings, this function has been a function of President or Vice President but can be someone else.

Events Chair – setting up monthly social opportunities such as happy hours rotating among Irish pubs; attending theatre or music productions as a group; making group aware of ICC and its Affiliate activities to participate in; coordinating with special event chairs for St. Patrick’s Parade & Faire and Christmas at the Castle. Currently unfilled.

Membership – sets up registration table for breakfast meetings; greets, follows up with guests and absentee members as goodwill ambassador.

Hospitality – coordinates breakfast menu and preparation and/or arranging outside vendors; details of set-up and tear-down in Great Hall, and clean-up in kitchen.

Communications – social media postings, Facebook administrator, liaison with webmaster.  

Must RSVP to info@desertshamrock.com to ensure your seat.

Planning Ahead

Friday, June 12
Friday, July 10
Friday, August 14

Rescheduling speakers from cancelled meetings – Genealogy, Traveling in Ireland, and MORE!