Date: February 24th, 2023

Contact: Chris Proffitt, Director of Communications 




Westfield, IN - Westfield Welcome is pleased to announce the return of Shamrock Drop, presented by Indiana Members Credit Union. This Saint Patrick's Day event, held at Grand Junction Plaza, doubles as a Westfield Washington Parent University fundraiser. 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 from local Westfield businesses.

Shamrocks will have the purchaser's name on them and will be placed in a large, lucky pot o' gold. On Friday, March 17th, all shamrocks will be dropped from Grand Junction Plaza in hopes of landing in one of the many pots o' gold prizes. The event runs from 6 – 8 p.m. Other activities include Irish music from Indy Ceili Band, Irish dancing from Celtic Motion, themed games, crafts, retail, food vendors, and more!

Funds from the shamrocks will be donated to Westfield Washington Parent University to provide additional educational opportunities for students and teachers. "WWS Parent University remains dedicated to our students, families, and staff. We are lucky to partner with Westfield Welcome for Shamrock Drop. Funds raised support the needs of students like shoes, clothes, school supplies, programs, and more. Academic success and well-being are both essential to a student's successful educational journey," said Ashley Knott, Coordinator of Family & Community Engagement for Westfield Washington Schools. "Thank you for supporting Shamrock Drop and impacting our community."

Shamrock Drop's presenting sponsor, Indiana Members Credit Union, will also have a "cash cube" on-site with additional prizes from local businesses.

"This is a great event for the entire family to enjoy on Saint Patrick's Day. In 2022, we were able to donate $3,000 to Parent University with the help of our community, and we enjoy seeing this event grow year after year," stated Kayla Arnold, Director of Westfield Welcome.

Businesses are encouraged to reach out to Westfield Welcome if they are interested in providing donations for this event. Please direct your inquiry to Ticket sales will end on Thursday, March 16th at noon. Event and ticket information can be found here:

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