For Immediate Release

Coalition hosts Father’s Day breakfast

HOLYOKE, June 13 – The Hampden County chapter of the Fatherhood Coalition will host their third annual Fathers’ Day Breakfast at the Holyoke Elks BPOE 902 Lodge at 250 Whitney Avenue, Sunday, June 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

For the third consecutive year, this event will bring together parents and children to celebrate the very special father-child relationship with delicious food and lots of prizes, entertainment, and raffles and games for children.

Tickets for the all-you-can-eat breakfast are $4.00 per person;$2 for kids ages 13 to18, and free for children 12 and under.  The event is open to the public and attendees may pay at the door. 

“This is a very special event for kids and their dads,” said Michael O’Neil, the newly elected Co-Chairman for the Fatherhood Coalition.  “We also welcome moms and other supporters such as your family and friends as well.”

Holyoke is at the crossroads of I-91 and I-90.  To get to the Elks Lodge from I-90, take Exit 4 to I-91 North, and get immediately off at Exit 15.

At the end of the ramp, take a left.  Traveling I-91 South also take Exit 15.  Take a right off the ramp.  From the ramp, head west less than one mile through the light and up the hill.  The lodge is on the right hand side at the top of hill.

The Fatherhood Coalition is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization of men and women that promotes equal opportunities for parents in the care and nurture of children; physically, emotionally and financially.  Please visit our web site at or contact us through the Fathers' Rights Hotline at 1-413-295-DADS toll free from within western Massachusetts or 617-723-DADS for other regions in Massachusetts.

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For further information, contact:


Gene Lussier

Event coordinator

(413) 374-0036

Mike Franco

CPF Co-Chairman

(413) 295-DADS

Brian Delaney

Event coordinator

(413) 667-3980



CPF / The Fatherhood Coalition

A non-profit, all volunteer organization of men and women advocating for fatherhood since 1994