Bartending fundraiser held in Holyoke for St. Patrick’s Committee

Hampden County

A group of celebrity bartenders came together in Holyoke Friday night.

The St. Patrick’s Committee of Holyoke hosted an event at Griffin’s Cafe to fundraise for the committee. 2017 Holyoke Colleens were behind the bar with Griffin’s bartenders.

Griffin’s Cafe and Halfway House competed for tips. The winner receives the trophy of Battle of the Holyoke Bars.

2000 Colleen court member Bevan Brunelle of Holyoke told 22News all of the Holyoke Colleens come out to support the St. Patrick’s Day events. She said, “It’s important to come out for this annual tradition and be part of the community and part of the culture. In Holyoke, everyone is Irish for St. Patrick’s Day.

The Halfway House Celebrity Bartending event is March 9th.

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