Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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March 13, 2014

Nearby: Rushville's 16th annual St. Patrick's Day celebration set for Saturday

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Pavey’s Grocery and Campbell Bros. Auto will sponsor the “Paddy Wagon” once again. Al Cohee will provide two “Paddy Wagons” to transport attendees to and from the event. His number for this event is 765-561-3680.

McCain is optimistic for the weekend report.

“The weather is looking nice we seem to have sold a lot of tickets and shirts,” McCain stated. “I anticipate this year will be a great success. The courthouse clocks are green. The mayors flying a green city of Rushville flag at City Hall. What could go wrong?”

Anyone wishing to participate may call organizers, Brian Sheehan (561-5193), John McCane (932-3905) or Dan Shanahan (938-1559). Anyone not able to make the event, but wishing to make a donation should contact any of the organizers, and they will make arrangements to collect your donation. Those interested can also catch up on the events by going to “The Rushville St. Patrick’s Day Party” Facebook page.

Contact: Kate Thurston at 765-932-2222, ext. 105

St. Patrick's Day Schedule of Events - Saturday March 15 (Times are approximate and subject to change) 2:30 - Parade Lineup at Main Street Christian Church 3:00 - Parade (One of the best and shortest parades in the world) 3:15 - Bagpipers in the K of C hall 3:50 - 5:50 Ireland Singer/Songwriter Eunan McIntyre 4:00 - Beer Pong Practice begins in Tent 5:00 - Beer Pong Competition Begins 6:00 - "Ticketed" event begins ($10) 6:00 - The "Official" Tapping of the Keg (Beer, Beer, Beer) 6:15 - Death of the Kegs (Funeral for each Keg of Green Beer) 6:30 - Local Songster Joe Rigney 8:30 - Annual St. Patrick's Day Ceremony (Dan, John and Brian) Welcome, Sponsors, Announcement, Toast, 21 Beer Salute 8:45 - Family Feud (Shanahan vs. Sheehan) 9:30 - Raffle Announcements (Read off winner's names) 10:00 - Open House Dance Party by D.J "Blarney Brian" 12:30 - Last Call 1:00 - "You don't have to go home, but you can't stay here." 1:00 - 3:00 Twisted Sister St. Patrick's After Party All Night - Corner Restaurant Open Serving Breakfast

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