The Grand Council of United Emerald Societies Incorporated cordially invites you to attend our first annual Cigar Night on Monday, October 30, 2023, at Vetro Restaurant and Lounge by Russos on the bay 164-49 Cross Bad Blvd, Howard Beach, NY, from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
The festivities start at 7 pm with a four-hour premium open bar, hot and cold buffet, appetizers, dessert, package of premium cigars, Fighting 69th Whiskey Toast, raffles, prizes, and a special appearance by the DSNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums.
Donation is $140 per person, and corporate sponsorships are available.
The following Emeralds will also be recognized for their service and dedication to the Labor movement.
Joseph A. Mannion, President
NYC Sanitation Officers Association
Kevin Murphy, Manhattan North Trustee
NYC Police Benevolent Association.
A portion of the Cigar Night proceeds will support the Fighting 69th Infantry Regiment Historical Trust.
The Fighting 69th Infantry Historical Trust
The mission of the Fighting 69th Historical Trust is to support the Sixty-Ninth Regimental Staff and conduct programs to preserve and educate people on the history, traditions, heraldry, lineage, armory, and historical artifacts of the Sixty-Ninth Regiment; to establish, conserve, preserve, secure, and maintain the historical artifacts of the 69th Regiment.
The Trust may apply for grants and raise funds to support its mission and provide financial or other assistance to unit members, 69th Regiment veterans, and their families per its by-laws and as approved by the Trustees.
Click To learn more about the Fighting 69th Historical Trust.
Save the date! This event will sell out. Make sure to complete your payment by October 20, 2023. Contact me if you have any questions or want to be a corporate sponsor. I can’t wait to see you on October 30, 2023.
Peter F. Whalen