Kelly Jo, a native of Coon Rapids, was
selected as Miss Shamrock 2000 Wednesday March 15 at Mancini's Char House. After
being out and about in the Saint Paul community for the past six weeks, she calls Saint
Paul home. Her father Casey and her mother Val are very proud parents and are
excited and happy that she has obtained this honor.
Charles (Chip) Michel
Charles J. (Chip) Michel is a lifelong Twin Cities business and community leader. Chip is the grandson of Marie OConnell and Joseph T. ONeill and the son, one of nine children, of Dolly ONeill and Charles Michel. Like his parents and grandparents, Chip has resided in St. Paul all his life. After graduation from the University of St. Thomas, Chip served in the US Army as a Communications Officer. After his military service, Chip joined his father, Chuck, at the Michel Sales Company as a salesman. Now President and CEO of the company, Chip employs 83 families. Chip, serving on many boards, for St. Gregorys his church, and his community, does find time for fishing and golf. He resides at his St. Paul home with his wife Mary and their children, Bridget and Charles III.Kathleen Gearin
Distinguished Irish Woman 2000
Judge Gearin has been a District Court Judge since January 1987. Her activities on the bench include National Association of Women Judges/Women Judges Fund for Justice Board of Directors. She is currently presiding as President of the Minnesota District Judges Association and is a member of the Project Reconnect Advisory Board. The St. Patricks Association is honored in having Judge Gearin as our Distinguished Irishwoman of 2000
Channel 9 / Good Day Minnesota
Please join our Celebrity Grand Marshal's from KMSP Channel 9 / Good Day Minnesota morning show in celebrating our Parade.
Mike Tsolina, Alix Kendall, Tim Sherno and Robin Wolfram
Please join Chris Karr from Minnesotas Favorite Country Music K102 in helping us kick off the 2000 St. Patricks Day Parade.