Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Did you know …

• Georgia boasts the second largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the U.S.?
• St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, celebrates the anniversary of the death of Ireland’s patron saint?
• According to the legend, St. Patrick used a shamrock as a symbol to explain the Holy Trinity?
• The first American St. Patrick’s Day Parade was held in New York City in 1762 and is our nation’s oldest and largest civilian parade?
• The Guinness beer company estimates 13 million pints of Guinness are consumed on St. Patrick’s Day?

Several Georgia cities host St. Patrick’s Day parades, including Atlanta, Dublin and the aforementioned Savannah. Get your green on and join the fun.

Slainte!

Photo of the Seed & Feed Marching Abominable in Atlanta’s 2016 St. Patrick’s Day parade by Alan Sandercock. The band will also appear in this year’s parade.

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