Fort Walton Beach partners with Fisher House for Raisin’ of the Green fundraiser


Corned beef and cabbage will be on the menu at the Magnolia Grill on Sunday, March 17, when the restaurant hosts a special St. Patrick’s Day event benefitting Catholic Charities and the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast.

The “Raisin’ of the Green” fundraiser will take place from noon to 4 p.m., and will feature the traditional St. Patrick’s Day meal of corned beef, cabbage and potatoes. Attendees will enjoy lively Irish music, and those who are feeling lucky can take part in a 50/50 donation drawing. The Magnolia Grill is located at 157 Brooks Street in Fort Walton Beach.

The cost is $8 per person in advance, and $10 at the door. 50/50 tickets may be purchased in advance or at the event, and you need not be present to win.

The Fort Walton Beach office of Catholic Charities provides emergency financial assistance, a food pantry, mental health counseling, disaster relief, adoption services and job placement/career coaching assistance to individuals and families without regard to religious preference, race or nationality. The Fisher House of the Emerald Coast provides a “comfort” home for military families when a family member is undergoing treatment at a local medical facility. It is available free of charge for any family with someone who has served or is currently serving in any branch of the military.

For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, contact Kelly at 737.0864 or Evelyn at Catholic Charities at 244.2825; or Kim at Fisher House at 259-4956.