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St. Patrick’s Day parade a success | Letter

Editor,

There was a bit of Irish luck for St. Patrick’s Day when the sun came out to shine down on all the wonderful parade-goers and participants this year.

Everyone was enthusiastic for the parade and came to Hal Ramaley Park for the official ceremonies.

Many of our local dignitaries from the city and Whidbey Island Naval Air Station came down to kiss the temporary Blarney Stone.

Congratulations to all the parade entrants, it was the longest Irish parade ever.

A special award was given to The Noble Horse, voted Best Irish Window on Pioneer Way.

A big thank you to several Oak Harbor merchants who have donated for the St. Pat’s Parade for many years.

Also, a big thank you to Ron Newberry for the nice feature on Helen Chatfield-Weeks, this year’s grand marshal.

Barb Jacobs

The Irish Wildlife Society

 

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