There was plenty of green at VFW Calabash Post #7288 on Saturday, March 17th as the post hosted its St. Patrick's Day dinner. The kitchen volunteers who served up the corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and carrots were all adorned in green, the table settings were green, the ice cream was green (mint chocolate chip) and the Irish coffee even had whipped cream laced with green on top. Many of the customers were wearing their green as they enjoyed the festive dinner. The shopping list for the March 17th St. Patrick's dinner included a significant number of pounds of corned beef, potatoes, jumbo carrots and those who came to enjoy most likely inherited some of those pounds. It was a perfect time to be Irish for a day while enjoying a great dinner and the camaraderie.
The St. Patrick’s Day kitchen crew had the task of preparing and serving the feast of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, and jumbo carrots along with green - mint chocolate chip ice cream and Irish Coffee. From left to right are: Joe Nance, Dave Gibbons; Chaz Rowe, Wayne Spears, Bill Gajewski, Jim Bicknell, Jim Stueve, Bob Stocklin and Tommy Lynn all dressed for the day.
Cathy Milstead (l) and Dottie Hoffman were dressed for the St. Patrick's dinner and enjoying their friendship and that of other VFW Calabash Post 7288 members March 17th.
VFW Calabash Post #7288 member and bartender for the St. Patrick’s Day dinner welcomed everyone to their favorite libations including fresh made Irish coffee - a real treat.
The St. Patrick’s Day dinner at VFW Calabash Post #7288 hosted over 120 hungry customers who celebrated the days festivities with a feast of corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, and jumbo carrots along with green - mint chocolate chip ice cream and Irish Coffee. By all accounts a great way to wrap up the St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a great meal.