“Cead mille failthe”
(A Hundred thousand Welcomes)
Troy, New York celebrating together for 117 years
The original 1906 luncheon, was known to have taken place at the home of Troy Lodge No 141 B. P. 0. Elks on March 17, 1906.
"The blood of all the races of man commingle here in a composite stream. We are fused and formed into a new harmonious national force - the American Republic.***
"All we ask is equality for us and ours. He who demands more, or takes less, is no true American."
Hon. Patrick A. Collins '1912'
The Dinner is scheduled for Friday, March 17, 2023