GILFORD — Patrick's Pub & Eatery of Gilford will host the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on March 26 from 4-6 p.m. at the restaurant located in Gilford. Jeff and Allan Beetle, co-owners of Patrick's and in their 20th year, invite chamber members and guests to their restaurant.
Opened in 1987 by Walter Kelleher and named after his father from County Cork, Ireland, Patrick's was an instant hit in the Lakes Region. Seven years later, Patrick's was sold to brothers Jeff and Allan in 1994, instilling a new spirit of quality, enthusiasm and service and has now been in operation for a total of 26 years.
Since that time, Patrick's has established itself as a quality restaurant that gives back to their community. They have been recognized with several prestigious awards including Restaurant of the Year (New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association), New Hampshire Good Neighbor Award (National Restaurant Association), the Corporate Soul Award (Belknap County EDC) and most recently the Beetle family received the Irwin Award, recognizing their community leadership.
Guests attending this event will enjoy a delicious variety of appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages. Craft beer and wine sampling will be available for the beer and wine enthusiast. The evening will also feature live music beginning at 5 p.m. Several door prizes will be raffled including a pass for 4 to play 18 holes upstairs at the indoor golf club. Guests are welcome to visit the indoor golf club that afternoon as Callaway will be featuring their latest golf equipment for the upcoming season.
For more information, contact the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce at 524-5531. Registration is now open on the Chamber's website at www.LakesRegionChamber.org.