Tesco Cy­clathon raises over €800 for Ir­ish Cancer So­ci­ety

Bray People - - NEWS -

A CY­CLATHON HELD at Tesco Bray re­cently helped to raise over €800 for the Ir­ish Cancer So­ci­ety's 2010 and 2011 Tesco's Char­ity of the Year (COTY) part­ner­ship.

Tesco staff cy­cled in half hour slots on sta­tion­ary bikes in the store through­out the day. The Grey­stones store also par­tic­i­pated in the event.

The Cy­clathon took place across 23 Tesco stores na­tion­wide and all pro­ceeds were do­nated to the Ir­ish Cancer So­ci­ety as part of the COTY part­ner­ship.

' The Ir­ish Cancer So­ci­ety and Tesco Bray would like to thank all who par­tic­i­pated in and sup­ported the Cy­clathon,' said a sokesman.

The Ir­ish Cancer So­ci­ety would also like to re­mind lo­cals to come out and sup­port Daf­fodil Day on March 25. Ac­tiv­i­ties will be tak­ing place in Tesco Bray and in Tesco stores across the coun­try.

All funds raised on Daf­fodil Day go to­wards the pro­vi­sion of free na­tion­wide pa­tient care ser­vice for those af­fected by cancer. The na­tional fundrais­ing tar­get for Daf­fodil Day 2011 is €3.8 mil­lion

To vol­un­teer on Daf­fodil Day, or­gan­ise a fundrais­ing event or to do­nate, call the Ir­ish Cancer So­ci­ety on 1850 60 60 60 or go to www.cancer.ie/daf­fodil­day

Paula Syn­nott (per­son­nel man­ager), Linda Pren­der­gast, Pauline Syn­nott, Gil­lian McDon­ald, Mar­garet Caulfield, Dave Do­ran Man­ager, Cllr. Ci­ran Hay­den Mayor of Grey­stones, An­nmarie Sweeney, Ed McDon­ald, Fidelma O’Ma­hony and Sharon Len­non at the Tesco Cy­clathon.

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