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Westfield Welcome To Host Second Annual Shamrock Drop On Saint Patrick’s Day

Westfield Welcome is excited to announce the return of Shamrock Drop presented by Indiana Members Credit Union. This Saint Patrick’s Day event doubles as a fundraiser for Westfield Washington Parent University. Community members are invited to purchase paper shamrocks for $5 each. Each shamrock purchased serves as a chance to win a pot o’ gold (prize basket) filled with donations provided by local Westfield businesses.

Shamrocks will have the name of the purchaser on it and will be stuffed into an individual balloon. On March 17th, all balloons will be dropped from the Westfield High School student union area in hopes of landing in one of the many pots o’ gold. The event runs from 6-8pm.

Funds raised from the shamrocks will be donated Westfield Washington Parent University to provide additional educational opportunities for students and teachers. “The key initiative of WWS Parent University is to support our students and families. Funds earned for this event will allow us to meet the needs of students and families across the district,” said Ashley Knott, Coordinator of Family & Community Engagement for Westfield Washington Schools. “The past year created many hardships for many families. Thankfully we have resources and tools in place to assist when needed. WWS Parent University also works to connect our district with engagement opportunities to support their wellbeing and academic success.”

Shamrock Drop’s presenting sponsor, Indiana Members Credit Union, will have a “cash cube” onsite that will have various prizes from local businesses and Westfield Welcome will also feature a “Lucky Duck Pluck” activity.

“Last year, we were able to donate $1,500 to Parent University and this year, we are hoping to double that,” stated Kayla Arnold, Director of Westfield Welcome. “This is a great event for the entire family to enjoy.” Businesses are encouraged to reach out to Westfield Welcome if they are interested in providing donations for this event. Please direct your inquiry to welcome@westfield.in.gov. Ticket sales will end on Wednesday, March 16th at noon. Event and ticket information can be found at westfieldwelcome.com/shamrock-drop.