March 29, 2017
Utica, NY – The luck of the Irish came through for seven happy ticket-holders.
On March 26th, as a roomful of hopefuls at the Celtic Harp held their collective breath, Utica St. Patrick’s Day officials drew the names of seven lucky prize winners in the annual 2017 St. Patrick’s Parade Raffle.
The popular raffle is conducted by the Great America Irish Festival each year to defray the costs of putting on the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
Taking home the prizes this year were:
1st Prize (party for 20 in the 1888 Tavern, FX Matt Brewing Company) – Sandra Robinson
2nd Prize (private catered dinner for 4 by O’Connor’s “A Moveable Feast”) – Gordon Tibbitts
3rd Prize ($100 Certificate for The Tailor & The Cook Restaurant) – Scarlett Pepe
4th Prize ($100 certificate to the Celtic Harp) – Brett Roberts
5th Prize (two tickets ($76 value) to “Irish Night at the Stanley”) – Dennis Breheny
6th Prize ($50 certificate to Gerber’s 1933 Tavern) – Bill Chromczak
7th Prize (four weekend passes to the 2017 Great American Irish Festival) – Vincent Scalise
Congratulations to all!