Floats line up for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade on March 19, 2011, in Benson. Three area communities are among the celebrations set for today in
observation of St. Patrick's Day 2012.(Tribune file photo by Ron Adams)
St. Patrick's Day events around west central Minnesota today offer fun for everyone, not just Irish
Virginia McGeary has been to every St. Patrick's Day parade in Benson since Duffy's Bar started organizing the event 18 years ago. While she has ridden in the parade a few times, this year, she'll be the grand marshal -- and for a very special reason.
McGeary, who is half Irish and half French, will turn 100 years old this June.
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