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Blowfish to Host Irish Heritage Night

Its “Irish Heritage Night” Friday July 8th when the Lexington County Blowfish take on the Savannah Bananas at 7:05 p.m. Gates open at 6 p.m., and Blowfish players will be wearing Irish themed jerseys in honor of Lexington County’s first ever St Patrick’s Day Parade last March in downtown Lexington.

Blowfish irish 2The specially designed limited edition Irish themed jerseys will be available for bid for fans in attendance. In the seventh inning the bidding ends. At the end of the game, the winners will get to come down on the field and the players will present the jerseys to the winners, followed by an Irish themed “Concert in the Sky” fireworks show. Proceeds from the jersey auction benefit Leeza’s Care Connection. The event is presented by the Blowfish, the Irmo Chamber of Commerce and 97.5 WCOS radio.

The grand opening for Leeza’s Care Connection in South Carolina, a nonprofit organization founded by TV personality Leeza Gibbons, will be held July 7.

The facility, which provides services for caregivers of people suffering chronic and terminal illnesses, will be housed at the Michael J. and Mary Meech Mungo Home on St. Andrews Road in the Whitehall neighborhood where Gibbons was raised.

Tickets start at $6 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under, seniors and military with ID. For tickets stop by Blowfish on Main, call 254-FISH, or purchase online.

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