Our little nameless guy is one step closer to having an identity!
We received more than 100 submissions and honestly, every single one of them was a winner! It was VERY difficult to narrow the field. The eight finalists will be voted on tonight at the Lucas County Pit Crew Spay-Ghetti (No Meatballs) Dinner and Silent Auction which will be held at Michael's Bar and Grill, 901 Monroe Street, Toledo, from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 30. I'll have big yellow plastic cups with each of the eight names. Attendees can vote with their wallets -- one dollar equals one vote! At 8 p.m. we will count up the money in each cup and declare a winner.
The finalists are, in alphabetical order:
Aiden -- which means "little fire" or "ardent" and was submitted by Tammy Davis;
Beagen -- which means "little one" and was submitted by Tom Csizek;
Clancy -- which means "red warrior" and was submitted by Cathy Cummings;
Conan -- which means "hound" and was submitted by Maureen Benford;
Cormac -- which means "charioteer" and was submitted by Donna Schantz;
Finnegan -- which means "fair" and was submitted by Julia Glaser;
Jameson -- which means "supplanter" (and is also a really good Irish whiskey!) and was submitted by Jami Breitigam;
Tristan -- which means "tumult" or "outcry" and was submitted by Shawna Webb-Lisewski.
The winner, who need not be present to win tonight, will receive a Lucas County Pit Crew T-shirt. If you are coming to the dinner, I'll see you there! I'll be the gal wearing the leopard print jacket, come up and say hi. It's going to be a blast!