Sat Oct 17 will see Senator Fidelma Healy Eames launch her Independent campaign for a Dail seat in Galway West/ South Mayo with a ‘Night at the Dogs’.
To mark the occasion, she has planned a political fundraiser with a difference with an event that will also benefit local charities.
“Apart from raising some essential funds to assist with the enormous costs of running my Independent campaign, I want to see local voluntary organisations benefit too from our ‘Night at the Dogs’. I am delighted to say eleven* different voluntary and charitable organisations have elected themselves to benefit,” she said.
“I will be giving 50 per cent of the takings at the gate to these organisations. It is a simple formula - €5 from each €10 entry ticket to the Greyhound track will go to the ticket buyer’s organisation of choice. The list of voluntary organisations will be on the back of each ticket. Tickets are available through the various organisations or by contacting 087-6776937.
*The eleven Organisations electing to benefit are Maree Community Development Association, Cystic Fibrosis Galway Hospital Project, Rosedale School Renmore, Mervue Senior Citizens, Oranmore French Twinning, Team Hope - ShoeBox (www.teamhope.ie ), Life House, Galway, Tomorrow for Tomas, Oranmore Maree Volunteer Awards Programme, On the Road Again (OTRA ), Galway City School of Judo,” Sen Healy Eames concluded.