Ballyshannon Chamber Christmas draw a huge success

first_imgBallyshannon Business Chamber were delighted to hold the Big Prize Christmas Draw last Friday night 23rd in Dorrians Imperial Hotel. The Business Chamber were inundated with boxes stuffed full of entries, and were so delighted how many of the businesses got behind the draw.The Chamber has worked hard this year, to add a festive cheer to the town from the lights, the market, the street music, the Bonanza draw and a big push on social media, radio and advertising for all of our members. And there was a great response from people in return, with many comments such as “There was a great community spirit and it is that community spirit that will keep us all going” Brid Kelly, Nirvana restaurant.The winners drawn were as follows1st Prize €500 Lorraine Warnock, Cliffony2nd Prize €300 Tracey Flood, Ballyshannon3rd Prize €200 Eileen Carr, Donegal Town4th Prize €3BB 2 D, (Whites Hotel Group) Teresa Judge, LagheyAs you can see from our winners there is only one from Ballyshannon, but the range of entries came from far and wide. There were customers from Manorhamilton, Belleek, Donegal town, Grange, Kiltyclogher, Ballintra and even as far afield as Ballybofey. So it just goes to show that people will travel for the good value, good selection and service that they receive in Ballyshannon. The Ballyshannon Business Chamber, in conjunction with Erne Enterprise, would like to thank all of all of the businesses and customers who made it a fantastic Christmas, and we urge shoppers to check out the bargains galore that are available this January.Ballyshannon Chamber Christmas draw a huge success was last modified: December 28th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Ballyshannon Chamber of Commercedonegaldrawlast_img read more

Alaska News Nightly June 24 2014

first_imgIndividual news stories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn.Download AudioShipping Safety Advocate Criticizes Arctic Preparedness Plans Lori Townsend, APRN – AnchorageAs the summer arctic shipping season gets underway, a member of a group that formed after the Selendang Ayu ran aground a decade ago, is calling for more rescue tugs, monitoring and risk management measures in the Bering Strait and Unimak Pass.New Placer Mining Permits ProposedDan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksInterior miners aren’t happy with changes proposed to federal permits for small scale placer operations that impact water resources, including wetlands. Dozens attended an Army Corps of Engineers public meeting in Fairbanks last week on the proposals.Groups Ask Seek Endangered Species Protection For Yellow Cedar TreesJoe Viechnicki, KFSK – PetersburgConservation groups are asking for endangered species protection for yellow cedar trees in Alaska. The trees have been dying off in portions of Southeast over the past century.  Scientists say it’s likely due to a warming climate and lack of snow cover for vulnerable roots.Lobbying Efforts Galvanize Unalaska Hospital ProjectAnnie Ropeik, KUCB – UnalaskaTribal and federal officials say the plan to build a regional hospital in Unalaska is closer than ever to reality.Should E-Cigarette Vapors Be Treated Like Tobacco Smoke?Jeremy Hsieh, KTOO – JuneauThe Juneau Assembly is considering a ban on e-cigarette vapors in nearly all indoor public spaces.The local chapter of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence led the push at an Assembly Committee meeting Monday. A council representative argued that the new tobacco alternative is being marketed to youths and misrepresented as harmless.In First Drift Opening Near Bethel, Managers Balance Chinook Conservation With OpportunityBen Matheson, KYUK – BethelAfter months of planning and studying the numbers, state and federal managers okayed the first six-inch-drift gillnet opening today on the most densely populated stretch of the Kuskokwim river. The fishing will be aimed at chum and sockeye salmon, but managers are moving cautiously to make sure enough king salmon make it to spawning grounds.Anchorage Celebrates World Refugee DayAnne Hillman, KSKA – AnchorageAnchorage residents gathered at Mountain View Lions Park on Friday to celebrate World Refugee Day. The day honors people who have fled their home country, often because of war or ethnic persecution. About 120 refugees are resettled in Anchorage every year as part of a national program.last_img read more