2006-02-03 / Community

Hearts And Shamrocks Is First Parade Fundraiser


The Hearts and Shamrocks Fundraiser dinner dance was held on Sunday, January 29 at the St. Camillus School Auditorium to benefit the Queens County Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Parade supporters, nominated marshals and board members came together to celebrate and raise funds for the parade, which will take place on Saturday, March 4. Pictured are Honoree Grand Marshal Tom Ryan, Gael of the Year, Inspector Michael Morley, Honorary Female Grand Marshal Kelly Casey, and Honorary Male Grand Marshal Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. The Hearts and Shamrocks Fundraiser dinner dance was held on Sunday, January 29 at the St. Camillus School Auditorium to benefit the Queens County Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Parade supporters, nominated marshals and board members came together to celebrate and raise funds for the parade, which will take place on Saturday, March 4. Pictured are Honoree Grand Marshal Tom Ryan, Gael of the Year, Inspector Michael Morley, Honorary Female Grand Marshal Kelly Casey, and Honorary Male Grand Marshal Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. Councilman Addabbo stands with fellow honorees Ann McGovern, Tom Flood, and Ed “Shevy” Shevlin. Councilman Addabbo stands with fellow honorees Ann McGovern, Tom Flood, and Ed “Shevy” Shevlin. Deputy Grand Marshal John McManus plays the pipes. Deputy Grand Marshal John McManus plays the pipes. Mike Benn, president of the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, interviews Gael of the Year Michael Morley and Grand Marshal Tom Ryan. Mike Benn, president of the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, interviews Gael of the Year Michael Morley and Grand Marshal Tom Ryan. Mike Foley and Chris and Mary Bowles stepping out to the dance floor at St. Camillus. Mike Foley and Chris and Mary Bowles stepping out to the dance floor at St. Camillus. The Black Velvet Band performing at the event. The Black Velvet Band performing at the event. Honorees take part in a traditional march. Honorees take part in a traditional march. Dancers enjoying themselves at the Hearts and Shamrocks dinner dance. Dancers enjoying themselves at the Hearts and Shamrocks dinner dance. Mike Benn stands with his grandson and son Patrick. Mike Benn stands with his grandson and son Patrick.

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