The Inwood Remembers group has distributed $8,000 to local charities following the painting of the Inwood Remembers Shamrock on 207th Street and Broadway earlier in the year.
The shamrock painting was to honor the memories of several individuals who dedicated their lives to the community of Inwood in northern Manhattan.
Inwood Remembers is a collaboration between Tubby Hook Tavern and the William B. Burke Division 3 of the New York County of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
The collaboration celebrates faith, culture and heritage as Irish Americans by honoring the memory and contributions of neighbors from a diverse community who have dedicated their lives in service to their neighbors.
The stem of the shamrock was painted in blue and yellow in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
According to a release, the charities that benefited from Inwood Remembers are: over $6,500 for memorial scholarships at Good Shepherd School in honor of Detective Jason Rivera who made the ultimate sacrifice on January 21, 2022 protecting our City. $1,000 for Inwood Little League in memory of Jimmy Nolan who served as a coach, umpire and officer of ILL, the Good Shepherd Men’s Club and the Knights of Columbus for many years. $500 towards several public gardens in local parks in memory of Maria Lall, who tirelessly volunteered her time to care for these gardens.
Added the release: "Inwood Remembers would like to acknowledge the generous support received from Riverdale Funeral Home, the Damien P. Meehan Foundation and the Good Shepherd Men’s Club."
Donations can still be made directly to these charities at https://goodshepherdnyc.weshareonline.org/ https://inwoodbaseball.square.site/ gofundme.com/f/maria-lall-memorial-and-legacy. For more information contact Niall Henry of Tubby Hook Tavern at (212) 569-7071 or firstname.lastname@example.org.