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Senator DiDomenico to host annual DiDomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day kick off roast on March 12

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  Governor Charlie Baker and Attorney General Maura Healey will join host State Senator Sal DiDomenico at the head table for the Annual DiDomenico Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on Saturday, March 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Bunker Hill Knights of Columbus in Charlestown.

  In addition to Baker and Healey, more than 75 federal, state and local elected officials have confirmed they will join DiDomenico at the head table at the annual political kick-off of the St. Patrick’s Day roast including: Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, U.S. Attorney Rachel Rollins, Massachusetts State Senate President Karen Spilka, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu, State Auditor Suzanne Bump, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan, Suffolk County Sheriff Steve Tompkins, Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, Middlesex County Clerk of Courts Michael Sullivan, Governor’s Councilor Terry Kennedy and more.

  Rock & Roll, Vocal and Grammy Halls of Fame group, The Platters (“Only You,” “The Great Pretender,” “Twilight Time”) will be flying in from Florida for a special performance, and  two of Boston’s best comedians, Jimmy Tingle and Tony V, will enhance the political humor.

  In addition to a traditional Irish dinner, the night will include live Irish music, bag pipers, and the annual presentation of the Golden Shamrock Award to a community leader. This year’s recipient is Gladys Vega of La Colaborativa in Chelsea. Gladys has been a hero in the region during the pandemic and has personally made it her mission to save her community from the ravages of COVID-19.

  This event is one of the most popular St. Patrick’s Day traditions in the Greater Boston area and State Senator Nicholas Collins the host of the Annual South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast, will also be at the event.

  For tickets and event information, please call 617-387-3327.  Proceeds will go to The DiDomenico Foundation, which funds educational scholarships for graduating high school students, as well as a large toy drive during the holiday season for domestic violence and homeless shelters throughout the Greater Boston.

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