Fifth Annual National Summit of the Friendly Sons - September 13, 2013

Bernard Buckley, Frank Moran, Norbert McGettigan and Russell Wylie

Bernard Buckley, Frank Moran, Norbert McGettigan and Russell Wylie

On September 13, 2013, the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Philadelphia joined members of other national Friendly Sons societies to host a special luncheon at the Union League.

A close-up of the obeslisk

A close-up of the obeslisk

Representatives from the Friendly Sons of San Diego; Baltimore; Atlantic CIty; Morris County, New Jersey; and Honolulu, Hawaii were present to commemorate the original founders of the Society with the presentation of a special obelisk of green Connemara marble to Frank Moran, president, and Bernard Buckley, vice president of the Philadelphia Friendly Sons.

Norbert McGettigan also received a special award for his support of the national summit, which is now in its fifth year.

Bernard Buckley and Frank Moran accepting the obelisk on behalf of the Friendly Sons

Bernard Buckley and Frank Moran accepting the obelisk on behalf of the Friendly Sons