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St. Patty’s Day Around the World

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St. Patrick’s Day is a day to commemorate Saint Patrick who was kidnapped as a teenager to become a slave in Ireland. He was told in a dream to flee from captivity and become a priest in Britain. Later in life he was called back to Ireland to convert the natives to Christianity. He often used the shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity. Today, March 17th is celebrated by masses all around the world!

Argentina: Argentinians celebrate the holiday with all-night parties. 50,000 people turn out for the celebrations in the streets of downtown Buenos Aires, where there are several Irish pubs.

Canada: The Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team was known as the Toronto St. Patricks until 1927. Occasionally, the team will bring out retro green jerseys.

United States: On the homefront, even though St. Patrick’s day is not recognized as a legal holiday, it is still celebrated throughout the entire country. Parades have been held since 1766. That’s 247 years of parades!

Wherever you celebrate St. Patty’s Day, check out RoverTown for discounts to save money in your town!

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Spring Break

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Whether it’s Texas, Colorado, or your own hometown, spring break is a great time to unwind mid-semester. Rover always has a good time in Florida, and this year he’s headed to Panama City Beach! If you’re also headed down south, check out what you can expect at PCB in 2013!

Spend your days chillin’ on the beach. Check out Sharky’s Beach club for food, drinks, beach rentals, and giveaways! A guaranteed good time, just add sunscreen.

Get C.O.U.N.T.R.Y. with the LoCash Cowboys at Club La Vela on March 22. DJ Pauly D will be spinning on March 12. Juicy-J will make you dance on March 26.

Ditch your car and grab a ride. Coors Light will be providing a free safe transportation alternative from March 2-21. Catch a ride to many popular destinations from 6pm-2am.

Don’t forget, Rover has special discounts, just for you, down at PCB! When accessing the RoverTown app, make sure to select PCB Spring Break 2013 instead of your home college. Check out RoverTown, for an instantly sweet deal down in Panama!

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