Greater Holyoke Chamber Slates St. Patrick’s Breakfast for March 16
HOLYOKE — The St. Patrick’s Business Breakfast of the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce will be held on Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 a.m. at the Log Cabin Banquet & Meeting House.
Event sponsors are PeoplesBank, Holyoke Mall at Ingleside, and new chamber member Quality Life Adult Day Service. A full Irish breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m.
Jeffrey Sullivan of M&M Consulting and the Chamber Foundation’s board chairman will serve as greeter, while Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse kicks off the program with a special St. Patrick’s Day welcome and roast. State Rep. Aaron Vega and state Sen. Donald Humason will provide the audience with lots of laughs as they roast friends and fellow politicians.
The Holyoke St. Patrick’s Parade, to be held on Sunday, March 20, will once again be in the spotlight along with the 2016 Grand Colleen Meghan Ryan and her court, the Parade Committee, and all award winners. Also recognized will be the chamber’s new members: Brennan’s Place, Cultivate and Nest, Hot Oven Cookies, Jadhai Boutique, Mr. Gio, Newave Hydrographics, Quality Life Adult Day Service, Rainbow International Restoration, Studio 20 Salon, Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Underwood Photography, Vapers Edge, and YNI Services, LLC. CareerPoint will be honored on its 20th anniversary, as well as Holyoke Rotary Club, celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Music will be provided by Kira Jewett and Dave Meuser, who are both members of the traditional Irish sextet Banish Misfortune, recently voted one of the top five bands in the Valley in the 2015 Valley Advocate Grand Band Slam.
Guests will have an opportunity to purchase St. Patrick’s Day Road Race ornaments, Holyoke shamrock hats and cozies, and the Republican’s Heritage series of books featuring The Irish Legacy.
Tickets may be purchased at $30 each until Friday, March 10, and $40 thereafter. To order tickets, call the chamber office at (413) 534-3376 or visit holyokechamber.com. Payment at time of registration is required.