Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick Banquet
               March 12, 2016
The 69th Pa "Irish Volunteers" were asked by the Philadelphia area Friendly Sons of   
Saint Patrick to provide an honor guard and color guard for their 2016 Banquet at
Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa marking the 245th anniversary of Saint
Patrick's Gala. That evening four members of the regiment attended the banquet event
to represent the 69th with the regimental colors. Attending were Sergeant Bill Meehan,
Color Sergeant Mike Hesler, Corporal Mike Ernsberger and Private Don Ernsberger
Host Russ Wylie overviews the history of the 69th Pa "Irish Volunteers"
                           A Toast to Saint Patrick
  Descendant Joseph Heenan raises his glass in another toast
                 The speech by the Irish Ambassador
Saint Patrick's Day Parade March 13, 2016