Gary Kelly Centre hosts launch of 'Camino Call'

Published 05/02/2014 | 05:28

Ann Tracey (centre) of The Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre, with Shane Mulroy (left) (Shamrock Villas), Damian McCarthy (Bridgeford Ris), Terry McHugh (Ballymakenny Road) and Mary Regan (Stamullen), announcing details of the upcomimg ‘Answer Your Camino Call’ fundraising event.

The Launch of "Answer the Camino Call" took place in the Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre, Drogheda.

Drogheda has a long association with the Camino with journeys being made as far back as the 13th century.

According to Ann Tracey, the plans are to recruit up to 30 people to walk the Camino de Santiago, enjoy the experience while at the same time fundraise for the Centre.

The Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre celebrates its 10th anniversary this year; The Centre which opened its doors in 2004 provides free services for people living with cancer and their families.

The walk will be the last 110 kilometres. Preparation walks are organised b ythe Boyne Valley Walking Festival 2014 to get participants ready. Operation Transformation without the diet or weighing scales!

The walk wil take place from Saturday 28st June returning on Saturday 5th july. For more details Contact the Centre, Ann on 0863870277, Terry on 0861946019, Frank on 0872849107.

Drogheda Independent

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