Welcome Reception & Dinner Held in Honor of Greystones, Ireland Mayor

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Irish Society of North Alabama and International Society of Huntsville teamed up to co-host a special reception to welcome Mayor Stephen Stokes from Greystones, Ireland to Huntsville.

Mayor Stokes visited WHNT News 19 on Wednesday to appear on our noon newscast with Lisa Bollinger of the Irish Society of North Alabama.

Stokes is the Grand Marshal of this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade parade. The Irish Society of North Alabama organizes the event every year.

Huntsville and Madison city leaders attended the dinner along with members of the Irish Society of North Alabama and the International Society. The reception was held at the UAH Shelby Center.

For more information on this Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, click here.