23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Brunch

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Mario’s Restaurant, 4222 Second Avenue Detroit, MI 48201 

10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (Doors open at 9:45 a.m.)

Please note that the parade will start at 12:30 p.m.

Mario’s is set to provide us with a top-notch brunch menu – complete with drink specials.  The event will feature Irish music presented by our very own Cahill & Murphy, as well as snappy commentary from our Co-MCs.  Our MCs this year will be Michigan Court of Appeals Justice and former ISIAL President Mike Riordan, 31st District Court Judge Alexis Krot, and attorney Fred Lauck.

A must-see to this year’s entertainment program will be appearances from the Queen of the Detroit United Irish Societies f/k/a Maid of Erin Court, and the parade Grand Marshal.  Also expected to attend will be plenty of lawyers, judges, elected leaders, and dignitaries from the Detroit Irish-American community.  We will also feature our annual raffle for the ISIAL scholarship fund.

Space is extremely limited.  Tickets must be purchased in advance by Friday, March 8, 2019  –  and are specially priced at $30 for ISIAL members; $35 for non-members; $10 for children (under 12); $25 for law students.   Adult brunches will be $40 at the door without advance reservation.  [Reservations are held at the door, no tickets are issued.]

Purchase tickets via our Upcoming Events Page to pay by PayPal or download the Reservation Form and mail your completed Form and check to:  ISIAL, Attn: President, c/o 38777 Six Mile Road, Suite 300, Livonia, MI 48152.

**Advertising and sponsorship opportunities**  For only $25 you/your company can be listed as a contributor in our Parade Book!   Other ad/message options include: 1/4 page message/ad ($50) – 1/2 page message/ad ($100) – full page message/ad ($200),  Messages/ads can be paid for by check to our address above or via PayPal (see our Upcoming Events Page).  Your message/ad should be emailed to garybres@msn.com (Word preferred).  All ads must be purchased by March 6, 2019.

Shuttle service from Mario’s to/from the parade is available (for a small fee). There will be a $4.00 charge for parking at a lot across the street from Mario’s, and a suggested contribution of $2.00 per person each way for the shuttle ride to and from the parade. Shuttles will leave from the front of Mario’s about 11:45 am and 12:15 pm (times subject to change) to the parade and marching staging site. Please listen for further announcements at the brunch. There will be a shuttle located in the rear area of the Gaelic League during the parade for our use, and the shuttle will be available for pick-ups from the parade until 5 pm. Also, a shuttle will be available at the Gaelic League parking lot at 9:30 am with advance reservation to Mario’s. Call shuttle operator Tony Drake at 313-680-8014, to make a reservation or if you have any questions about parking or shuttle service. More information about the shuttles will be provided at the brunch.

** If you would like to march in the parade with ISIAL, please contact Judge Michael Gerou at mgerou@comcast.net or via text at (734) 658-2003 (no voice mail please).**

If you have additional questions, please contact Brunch Chairperson Gary Bresnehan at (313) 605-6266 or by email, garybres@msn.com.

We look forward to seeing you at Mario’s on Parade Day!




23rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade Brunch – 3/10/19

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