Sunday 19 November 2017

Family fun day in Dominick's raises €2,500

Over €2,600 is handed over to the Chance for Alice fund by the fun day organisers from CrazyCastles
Over €2,600 is handed over to the Chance for Alice fund by the fun day organisers from CrazyCastles

MORE THAN €2,500 was raised for 'A Chance for Alice' from a fun day in Dominick's Park.

A huge number of people came together for the event, hosted by CrazyCastles.

'We would like to thank all the people that came out to support the day, the bands and DJ that played the day of the event - Katy Anna Mohan, Lisa Sharkey, Tallanstown Junior Choir singers, SJ McArdle's band Kern, Dj Dave Newman, Damien Gomez, Rapscallion Ballad Band, Aaron Bowden's band Veiled Seraph - and thank you to Tom Anderson for all our sound and equipment for the day.

'Thank you to all the people that volunteered to be stewards and litter-pickers and to the people who did other odd jobs and the day,' a spokesperson stated.

Thanks also goes to stall-keepers, Rumbles, The Coffee Dock and Barbra's Ice-Cream Van as well as shopkeepers that allowed them to put collection tins in their shops, including Southgate Barbers, Connors Butchers, Just a thought and Crazy Fruit in Southgate Shopping Centre, Farrell & son Family Butchers in Weaton Hall, Woks Chinese Cookin in Weaton Hall, Durnin's Butchers in Bryanstown Manor, Eddie Rockets on the Marsh Road and Dominic's Takeaway in George's Street, the Moorland Café, Chicken Hut, Four-Star Pizza, News Rail in the Laurence Centre, Darby O' Gills, the Salt House, Lamb's Butchers, Tuite's Butchers, Kieran's Butchers and the Red Rose Café.

The money raised was donated to 'A Chance for Alice', which is a charity established to raise much-needed funds for little Alice Turner, who was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma at just 15 months old. Alice is currently undergoing intensive treatment that will continue for the next 18 months.

Drogheda Independent

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