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Every year's St Patrick's Parade seems to have it's own personality. Past year's entries include Washington County Sheriff's armored truck, a variety of floats from schools and local businesses, car clubs and a motorcycle drill team. Royalty have graced the parade from Miss Teen Rodeo, Clark County, Columbia County, Tillamook County, Yamhill County Rodeo Courts as well as Woodland's Planter Days Court. Washington County Sheriff's Mounted Posse always act as Color Guard. Even "Everybody's Friend" Ronald McDonald has joined in the celebration!
The parades more than 40-year history began as a partnership with KUIK, our local radio station. The original parade route was on TV hwy starting at the parking lot of Bimart on the east end of Hillsboro and ending in the parking lot of what is now Winco on the west end of Hillsboro. That was twice as long as the current parade route. Mary & Kathy, daughters of Murphy Furniture founder Ruth Murphy, consider this community event a privilege to present.
The celebration will kick off with staging beginning at 9am in the parking lot across from Hare Field, on NE Grant Street in Hillsboro. The parade starts at 11am at Hare Field. The parade route heads east to Cornell Road, South on Cornell Road to Main Street, West on Main to 2nd Ave, North on 2nd to Grant Street, and East on Grant back to Hare Field.
The party will continue with the Corned Beef and Cabbage Feed in the Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza, sponsored by Sports Look. Its staff volunteers their time to provide this authentic (and tasty) traditional Irish meal. In recent years Sports Look has expanded it's community involvement through events like this. Find out more about Sports Look at WWW.SPORTSLOOK.COM.
The Hillsboro Boys & Girls Club will host games for the kids. These activities will take place in the Hillsboro Civic Center Plaza between 1st and 2nd on Main in downtown Hillsboro. Plan on hundreds of smiling faces & spirited dancing. There is still time to be in the parade. Get together the family & friends and put together your own spectacle. Entry forms are available at Hillsboro and Forest Grove Chamber offices or at Murphy's Furniture in Cornelius. 100% of the $20 entry fee will go to the Hillsboro Boys and Girls Club.Murphy's believe it's important to provide the parade as a symbol of the hope brought with spring.
For more information call Murphy's Furniture at 503-640-1124.
Past Saint Patricks Day Pics Enter for March 12th 2016 Washington County Waiver
Free Finishing Clinic
Murphy’s holds a Free
Saturday Morning Interactive Finishing Clinic at the beginning
(tentatively in May), middle (tentatively in July) and end of every summer
(tentatively in September. Mary Murphy (affectionately dubbed "General
Finishes) demonstrates the fine art of "Furniture Rescue". She specializes
in breathing new life into "Found" Furniture with lots of "character". She
brings examples of her rejuvenated pieces, many pulled from certain
demise. These furniture refugees epitomize the Irish tradition of
incorporating the bones of the past into present day function with the
flourish of folk art fun and color. The beginning of the summer clinic
helps customers begin projects with confidence shelved until better
weather. The end of summer clinic is perfect timing for customers looking
to get children's rooms organized for another positive academic school
year full of inspired learning. To enhance these endeavors Murphy's has
plenty of Back to School Savings throughout the store. Also demonstrated
are restoring techniques that will breathe new life into worn pieces
customers already own. Expert advice on common stripping and staining
questions also will be covered. Recent clinics been held outdoors-allowing
customers to bring projects with them and work together during the 2 hour
session. If you have a project you want advice on, feel free to bring a
piece of it with you. The clinic starts at 10:00 am on posted Saturdays in
the Spring and Fall. Call Murphy's Furniture at 503-640-1124 or E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot, or stop by at 2962
Past Free Finishing Clinic Pics
Weekly Lucky Numbers
There is no purchase
necessary to win a Murphy’s gift certificate with a Murphy's Lucky Number.
This game is strictly for fun. The Numbers are currently distributed at
all events that Murphy's participates in. Watch for the leprechauns
joyfully distributing lucky numbers throughout the streets of
National Night Out
Hosted by Mary Murphy Herself and her Team from Murphy's Furniture, their Dunk Tank has become a "Much Looked Forward To" fixture at the event (or is that more angst filled ;o).
Donation Bark Chips and Wood
*FREE with donation* In an effort to raise money for our local Boys and Girls Club - we are offering a load of non processed bark chips or fire wood with donation to the Boys and Girls Club - "you decide $how much$" - the chips make wonderful landscape and some people have even used it for pet bedding - bring your pickup and shovels (self serve - you load) to Murphy's Furniture. Call if you have questions at (503)640-1124 or Email us at email@example.com
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