Welcome to the Nutley Irish American Association...
The Nutley Irish American Alliance keeps the Irish heritage alive in Nutley, NJ. We sponsor the Saint Patrick's Day Parade and support scholarships for High School and Vocational School Graduates.
The mission of the Nutley Irish American Charitable Foundation is to: provide scholarships and educational endowments to local secondary school programs, make charitable donations through local community social service organizations, and support charitable organizations whose purposes are similar to the Foundation.
. RECENT NEWS .
• NIAA General Meeting
The next general membership meeting will be 2/16/2023 8:00PM.
Location: Nutley VFW Post 493
271 Washington St, Nutley NJ 07110
• Grand Marshal Dinner
The Grand Marshal dinner is on February 4th at the Brownstone. Cocktail hour will begin at 7pm and the party will last till midnight! Tickets are $100
per person; music will be provided by The Irish Harpers. If you are interested in tickets contact Colleen at email@example.com
Tickets will also be available at our meeting on Thursday. All tickets need to be reserved and paid for by January 28th.
• Ad Journal
Here is this year's Ad journal contract for our annual parade. As you may know, the parade takes a lot of planning and requires a significant amount
of finances and resources to put a successful parade on the street. This ad journal is our major fundraiser for the parade.
The deadline (or submitting ads is January 20, 2023. Send ad copy to: NIAA Ads, 209 Walnut St., Nutley, NJ 07110 or email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Emailing a pdf or word document is the preferred method. If you have any questions about the ad journal, please
contact Karen O'Connor at 973-985-6339.
The Ad Journal will be distributed at our Grand Marshal Dinner in February and on parade day at the St. Patrick's Day Parade after party. Thank you
for your continued support! We hope that your schedule will allow you to come out to see the parade, share in our Irish Heritage and congratulate
our dignitaries for all the work they do in the community.
The season is upon us, and we are in full swing getting ready for the St. Patrick's Day Parade and Grand Marshal Dinner.
• Parade Sponsorship
This year, we have some new and exciting sponsorship opportunities for the St. Patrick's Day Parade. The Sponsorships are filling up quickly, but
if you know someone or a business that would like to sponsor the parade, please have them reach out to Deidre at Deidre.Hollywood@gmail.com .
Sponsorship information is attached.
• Lawn Signs
Looking for a way to show the town your support for the parade? We have the answer for you, Lawn Signs! Signs will be available for purchase at
the meeting on Thursday. Cost is $10. If you can’t make the meeting on Thursday and are interested in a lawn sign email email@example.com
• Thank You
January is halfway over and we are in full parade season planning! We hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and are starting the New Year off
healthy! We would like to thank Shane McClafferty and Steve Tucholski and their committee for organizing another amazing Christmas Party. It was
a packed house and everyone had a great time. The young folks enjoyed visiting with Santa and the adults had a great time participating in the
Mary O Irish Crème competition!
We would also like to thank Steve for the fast production of our Nutley Irish apparel!
• Membership Dues
t's also time for membership renewals for 2023. Letters have gone out to any members who have not yet renewed their dues for 2023. If you have
• Parade Dignitary Fundraiser
The 2023 Parade Dignitaries will be having their Dignitary Fundraiser on Sunday, February 19th, 2pm-6pm at Michael’s Roscommon House.
Entertainment will be provided by the Dueling Pianos! $60 per person includes buffet, draft beer, wine and sangria. Tickets will be available at
the door. This is sure to be an event you don’t want to miss!
• 2023 Parade Dignitaries
We present to you the 2023 Nutley St. Patrick's Day Parade Dignitaries!
Grand Marshal – Francis J. Costenbader
Deputy Grand Marshal – Joseph McNish, Jr.
Member of the Year – Jo Ann Dunleavy
Police Officer of the Year – Steven Plumer
Parade Queen – Allison Connor
• Parade Day 2023
Our St. Patrick’s Day parade will be on March 4th! The Investiture Mass will be held at 10am at St. Mary’s Church. We will follow up with more i
nformation on the mass. We encourage everyone to make the time in the morning to attend. This is one of the most beautiful masses you will go to.
As most of you know, Mary O’Connell would remind us all every year…... St. Patrick is the reason for the season.
Step off for the parade will be 1pm. If you are marching with the organization, we ask that you meet at noon at the parking lot of Holy Family Church.
If you know of a group that is interested in marching and they don’t normally receive our parade invitation, have them reach out to
firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be sure to send them an invitation.
• Parade Day 2023
The Ancient Order of Hibernians 123rd Anniversary St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Dinner will be held on Saturday, February 25th at the Wilshire Grand
Hotel, West Orange, NJ. This year they will be honoring our very own Ed Saegers, along with Michael Fletcher and Paul O’Sullivan. Tickets are
$110 per person. Information can be found on their website www.essex9aoh.com
The Nutley Family Service Bureau is in desperate need. If you are able to, please consider donating food to their food pantry. They are flooded with
people in need that are going through a tough time. Please also keep in mind that the St. Mary's food pantry is currently and referring all of their
consumers to the Nutley Family Service Bureau. The Nutley Irish will be making a donation of $500 to NFSB.
Our Parade Sponsors
Please keep our sponsors in mind when planning your night out or purchases. Not only do they support this event, but they also support
our other events through out the year. Without their support events like this would not be possible.
Clifton Commons Wine & Spirits: Clifton Wine & Spirits
Nutley Wine Shop: facebook.com/NutleyWineShop/
John V Kelly Foundation: John V Kelly Foundation
Jim Dandy's Mud hole: Mud Hole
J.K. Boathouse: JK's Boathouse
Luna Wood Fire Tavern: Luna Wood Fire Tavern
Michaels Roscommon: Michaels Roscommon House
Michaels Roscommon Cancer Foundation
Shannon Rose: Shannon Rose
Nutley VFW: Nutley VFW Post 493
• Nutley Irish Charitable Foundation
The Nutley Irish is thrilled to announce that we have started a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization called the Nutley Irish American Charitable
Foundation. Donations made to this foundation are fully tax deductible and will be used for our philanthropic endeavors, such as or scholarship
fund and any donations that we make in the community. The tax ID # of the foundation is 82-2683062. Please keep our foundation in mind if
you are planning on your charitable giving's before 2021 is over. Also if you donate to the foundation and your company matches gifts, please
keep that in mind as well. If needed, we can provide the tax exempt letter. Many companies look to their employee for suggestions for charitable
donations, and we now have the 501(c) 3 status to accept these!
• Food Pantry
The Nutley Irish will be running a food drive for the St. Mary's Food Pantry at the March meeting. The food pantry is accepting any donations
that are given to them, but we asked for suggestions on what was needed. Below is the list of items that they consider to be staples and are
always in need:
Instant Mashed Potatoes (16oz or smaller)
Peanut Butter & Jelly (smaller jars)
Beef or chicken stew
If you would rather donate money to this instead of food, please feel free to donate to the Nutley Irish American Charitable Foundation.
We will be making a donation from the organization through the Foundation.
. UPCOMING EVENTS .
. MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION .
Interested in becoming a member of the Nutley Irish American Alliance ?
The Nutley Irish American Alliance holds our monthly meetings Every THIRD Thursday of the month at 8:00 p.m. at the VFW Post 493, 271 Washington Avenue.
Please provide us with an email address and we will add you to our monthly newsletter.
New members are encouraged to attend.
We are introducing an alternate format to pay dues. You may now use Paypal below. It is a secure online payment method. Paypal accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. We encourage all members to use this new feature as it will help with tracking of payments and offer a convenience for you, but it is not required.
Dues are $25/person/year or $15/person/year for seniors 62 and over.
We are currently offering a discount, via the website or regular mail, of $45 for a 2 year membership or $27 for a two year senior membership.
1 Year Membership: $25.00
2 Year Membership: $45.00
1 Year Senior Membership: $15.00 (62 and older)
2 Year Senior Membership: $27.00 (62 and older)
. OFFICERS / TRUSTEES .
President - Deidre Hollywood
Vice President - Shane McClafferty
Treasurer - Brenda Sherman
Corresponding Secretary - Colleen Nielson
Recording Secretary - Ellen Bennett
Legal Counsel - Frank Costenbader
. PARADE INFORMATION .
Nutley St. Patrick's Day Parade
Save the Date:
Saturday March 4 ,2023 at 1pm
Franklin Avenue - Nutley, NJ
The 43rd St.Patrick’s Day Parade will be on March 4, 2023. Preparations have officially begun! Parade day will begin with an Investiture Mass at St. Mary’s Church at 10am. Parade lineup will begin at 12pm at the Holy Family Parking Lot and Parade Step Off will begin promptly at 1pm. If you would like to march in the parade but have a physical restriction that keeps you from marching, please contact us and we can arrange to have a car for you.
If you know a group or an organization that would like to march in the parade, please email: