Page 38 - Support Magazine Summer 2017
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                                                             By GERALDINE JENKINS

              SLIGO IKA BRANCH                    Michael McHugh, Luke Kerrigan, Marie Casserly (Mayor of Sligo)  Sean Fowley, Marie Fowley

            Michael McHugh, Anne, Luke and Damien Kerrigan  Michael and Ita Leydon            Martin Jenkins
        Hello to everyone, and welcome to   March meeting, along with his father  A special word of thanks to Supervalu
        the Summer issue of SUPPORT.        Damien and younger brother Eoin, to  (Ballisadare), Supervalu (Ballymote)
                                            discuss the Tractor and Car event,  Cannings Spar (Pearse Road,
        CONDOLENCES                         which took place on Sunday April    Cornageeha) and Aldi (Cranmore
        Our branch committee extend our     2nd. Luke came across to everyone as  Road) for allowing us to sell our
        deepest condolences to our          a very confident young man who was  merchandise and hand out organ
        Chairman, Michael McHugh, on the    full of enthusiasm about his        donor cards on their premises.
        passing of his father Tom on May    fundraiser. The weather was very      I also want to thank Gary Morehan
        28th.                               favourable on the day and the event  in Abbey Foods for once again
           Deepest condolences also to the  was a great success.                donating the food for the Blue
        family of Martha Johnson who passed   I wish to thank the members of the  Lagoon fundraising night.
        away on February 11th.              public who contributed to our town    Transition year students from Mercy
                                            and county collection on Saturday   College Secondary School held a
        ORGAN DONOR AWARENESS WEEK          April 8th, and also to the many     Coffee Morning in the AIB Bank,
           The amount raised during ODAW    businesses who donated the fantastic  Stephen Street on Friday April 7th and
        was €8277. The amount is made up    spot prizes for the events held.    raised a total of €125.
        from monies received from a Tractor                                                      At the cheque presentation
        and Car Run; the Blue Lagoon                                                             for €125 raised at a coffee
        fundraiser; a donation from Dunnes                                                       morning organised by The
        Stores (Head Office); a Coffee                                                           Build a Bank Team held in
        Morning and our Town & County                                                            the AIB Bank, Stephen
                                                                                                 Street, were (l-r): Sharon
        Collection day which was held on                                                         O'Callaghan (Student
        Saturday April 8th. Once again, we                                                       Officer), Eimear Kearney,
        were blessed with a beautiful day,                                                       Michael McHugh (Sligo IKA
        people were in good form and                                                             Chairman), Cliona Jordan,
                                                                                                 Julie Gaine, Elizabeth Fahy,
        stopped for a chat as they donated.                                                      Aine Finnegan and Yvonne
           €2341.59 was raised from the                                                          Dolan (teacher).
        Tractor and Car run organised by Luke
        Kerrigan (16). Luke attended our
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