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Press Release

Feast of St. Patrick

Published on Mon, Mar 10, 2014 (8:23 a.m.)

WHAT: A special sit-down meal in honor of St. Patrick’s Day will be served to the needy and general public, free of charge. Approximately 1,300 meals are expected to be served. The menu will feature Corned Beef Dinner in Traditional Broth and Horseradish Sauce, Boiled Potatoes, Cabbage and Root Vegetables, Homemade Irish Soda Bread with Green Butter and Chocolate Cupcake with Pistachio Cream Frosting for dessert.

WHO: Dinner is available to anyone who would like to attend, free of charge. More than 100 volunteers will serve the meal, including students from Bishop Gorman High School. The meal is sponsored by the Frank and Victoria Fertitta Foundation.

Representatives and clients from Catholic Charities will be available for interviews. Please contact Leslie Carmine for more information.

WHEN: Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Catholic Charities’ St. Vincent Lied Dining Facility
1501 Las Vegas Blvd North, Las Vegas, NV 89101

WHY: The Foundation and the Fertitta family have been long-time supporters of the community and Catholic Charities. The Foundation also co-sponsors an annual Christmas meal with the Dr. Elias & Jody Ghanem Charitable Foundation. From its positive experience with their annual Christmas meal, the Fertitta Foundation offered to sponsor another meal to help those in need.

About Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is one of the largest nonprofit social service providers in the state. CCSN offers over 20 diverse services designed to help people of all ages regardless of race, religion, or creed. For more information about Catholic Charities please visit: www.catholiccharities.com/ Connect with CCSN on Facebook and Twitter: @CathCharitiesLV

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