St. Patrick’s group names marshal, award winner
NORTHAMPTON — The Northampton St. Patrick’s Association has selected United States Air Force Col. James J. Keefe as its 2013 parade marshal. Attorney Sean T. Sullivan will receive its annual James Brennan Award.
The association will hold a party for the two men March 2 at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish space on Hawley Street, the former St. John Cantius Church, which will feature live music and dancing, a corned beef dinner and a raffle.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 7 to 12. They are available from Tom Dunphy by calling (413) 335-3279. Admission is free for children under the age of 6.
Keefe, a Florence resident, serves as Wing Commander of the 104th Fighter Wing at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield.
The association’s James Brennan Award is presented each year to a member of the St. Patrick’s Association who has helped the organization carry out its goals.
Sullivan, also of Florence, owns a law practice in Northampton that focuses on real estate transactions and has been an active member of the group since 1995.