• Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade annual fundraiser: Trip to Ireland
Win a Trip for 2 to Ireland – Value is $ 7,000.00 – OR – $5,000.00 in cash.
Ticket cost is $ 20.00

The winner will be announced at their Awards Ceremony on Wednesday April 27th,  2019. These make great gifts! Purchase tickets by emailing info@phillyparade.com. Include your name, address, and phone and Michael Bradley will email them to you

• The parade will be on March 10, 2019, not on St. Patrick’s Day March 17th.

• Congratulations to the new officers of the St Patrick’s Day Observance Association, 2018 – 2019:
Chaplain: Fr. Kevin J. Gallagher
Chaplain: Sister James Anne Feerick I.H.M.
President:   John A. Stevenson
1st Vice President: Joseph M. Fox
2nd Vice President: Mary Beth Ryan
Parade Director: Michael J. Bradley, Jr.
Treasurer: Harry J. Marnie
Recording Secretary: Hon, James Murray Lynn
Corresponding Secretary: Karen Boyce McCollum

• Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal and Theme Nominations

Grand Marshal Nominations – In order to be considered, you will have to submit the entry through emails or regular mail.  The nominating committee will then submit the information to the board for review. The nomination must have information about the person submitting the nomination including name, address, phone and email address.   Background biography or resume sheet on the qualifications of why the person should be Grand Marshal are needed. Nominations will be accepted from the general public starting October 16 and will end at 5:00 PM on October 30th.

Theme Nominations – Remember, it has to fit on a banner, and groups try to plan their groups, floats, and dance routines relating to the Theme.  In order to be considered, you will have to submit the entry through emails or regular mail.  The nominating committee will then submit the information to our board for review.   Nominations will be accepted from the general public also starting October 16 and end at 5:00 PM  on October 30th.

Please send both the Theme and/or Grand Marshal Nomination to info@phillyparade.com or St. Patrick’s Day Observance Association, PO Box 36629, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Both the Grand Marshal and Theme will be voted on at the November Board meeting.

*New address*
St. Patrick’s Day Observance Association
PO Box 36629
Philadelphia, PA 19107

IABCN member, Celeste Clancy, is on the board of “Own Your Awesomeness”. Fellow members are invited to attend OYA’s Trivia Night this Friday at Saxbys’ HQ in Center City Philadelphia. Click HERE to register.