Hike Leader Kevin AuCoin along with twenty seven members of the PCSP (Portugal Cove /St Philips) hiking group arranged a special St. Patrick’s Day hike to visit Thimble Cottage at the O’Brien Farm. There they were welcomed by Board members Maura Mannion and Alice Furlong and treated to tea ,coffee,sweets and Maura’s special Irish Soda Bread. Maura and Alice took the opportunity to present an overview of the history of the Cottage,Farm and O’Brien Family.
This hiking group was formed in 2010 and has 300 members. It not only provides for outdoor activities but it also provides a social network where new and existing residents can quickly and easily integrate and network with other residents of their Community. Everyone is welcome on any of their hikes-no fees , no commitments-just show up and enjoy.