Li­ons Clubs link up for fundraiser

Bray People - - NEWS -

Two lo­cal Li­ons Clubs are join­ing forces to sup­port im­por­tant or­gan­i­sa­tions in the com­mu­nity.

Sug­ar­loaf and Bray Li­ons Clubs are or­gan­is­ing a spon­sored walk of the scenic cliff walk next week­end.

The event, which will take place on Sun­day, June 26, will start at two dif­fer­ent lo­ca­tions at 11 a.m., with walk­ers head­ing to­wards each other from their start­ing points

The fundrais­ing event is be­ing held to raise money for Marino Spe­cial School and Open Door.

Bray Li­ons will start their walk at the Boat House near the end of the seafront, while the Sug­ar­loaf Li­ons will be­gin their walk from the Ma­rina in Grey­stones.

Both groups will be start­ing at the same time and meet­ing each other en-route.

Mem­bers of both clubs met on Wed­nes­day to pro­mote the forth­com­ing event.

Marino is a spe­cial school in Bray with a com­mu­nity fo­cus, of­fer­ing ed­u­ca­tional place­ment to stu­dents in the low in­ci­dence dis­abil­ity cat­e­gory. Pupils range in age from three to 18 years.

Open Door Day Cen­tre on Bray’s Ve­vay Road pro­vides fa­cil­i­ties and ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing art, wood­work, ce­ram­ics, phys­io­ther­apy, com­put­ers and mu­sic for adults with phys­i­cal dis­abil­i­ties.

Open Door also of­fers fam­i­lies and car­ers a much needed break.

Both Bray and Sug­ar­loaf Li­ons Clubs in­vite peo­ple to walk the Cliff Walk this Sun­day to raise money for Marino School and Open Door.

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