Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Dinner Cruise on the Mon July 18th

The Gateway Clipper Fleet's Majestic


For Immediate Release:

July 13, 2011

Backyard Fun: Dinner Cruise

On the Monongahela River

Monday's cruise will feature an evening of fun, fine dining and entertainment aboard the Majestic

BROWNSVILLE, Pa. – Join residents of the region as they come together for an evening of fun, fine dining and entertainment aboard the Gateway Clipper Fleet's Majestic.

Tickets for Monday's summertime cruise down the Monongahela River are available through the sponsors: Greater Brownsville Area and Fayette chambers of commerce (724-785-4160, Brownsville; 724-437-4571, Fayette). The July 18 event is open to the public. The Majestic will leave Brownsville's downtown wharf at 6:30 p.m. for a 2.5-hour cruise down the Monongahela River. Boarding begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $65 per person, including dinner and entertainment.

As part of the evening's activities, the chambers will honor two local residents and businessmen. The Brownsville chamber's honoree for the 2011 Distinguished Citizen Award is Pat Ballon, owner of Brownsville Hardware Do It Best. The Fayette chamber is honoring Christopher Kennedy, sales representative for Halo Branded Solutions, as the 2011 Volunteer of the Year.

Tickets are available at select sites in addition to the chamber offices. In Brownsville, tickets are being sold at NAPA Auto Parts, 600 Market St., 724-785-3800, and Brownsville Bus Lines, 525 National Pike East, 724-785-3600.


Frank R. Ricco, president of the Greater Brownsville Area Chamber of Commerce, 724-785-3600 or e-mail,

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