St. Paddy’s fete to help veterans


Published Mar 2, 2013 at 04:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

Dinner, live music and dancing are all on the agenda for the first annual Central Oregon Veterans Outreach (COVO) St. Patrick’s celebration and fundraiser, to be held from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. March 9, at Bend’s Community Center, 1036 N.E. 5th St. The evening includes a full Irish meal, no-host bar and silent auction as well as entertainment from the Moon Mountain Ramblers and Wild Rye.

The event costs $50 per person, which includes the meal and entertainment. Registration is required by Friday. Purchase tickets online at www.covo-us.org, or in person at COVO 123 N.W. Franklin Ave., in Bend, or call 541-383-2793.

— From staff reports

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