ABACAS school hosts its ninth an­nual ball in the West­court Ho­tel

Drogheda Independent - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

THE ninth an­nual Valen­tines Ball in aid of the Drogheda ABACAS School for Chil­dren with Autism and Louth and Meath Autism Sup­port Youth Clubs will take place in the West­court Ho­tel, Drogheda on Satur­day 24th Fe­bru­ary 2018.

This is a spec­tac­u­lar event which sells out ev­ery year and is a ma­jor event in the so­cial cal­en­dar. All funds raised sup­port the Drogheda ABACAS School for Chil­dren with Autism and Com­plex Needs and the Louth/Meath Autism Sup­port weekly youth clubs for chil­dren, teenagers and young adults with Autism or Asperger Syn­drome.

The Ball prom­ises to be a glit­ter­ing af­fair with cham­pagne re­cep­tion, din­ner, raf­fle, danc­ing and a DJ. ‘It is a very glam­orous, ex­cit­ing and en­joy­able event and we al­ways have a few sur­prises for our guests,’ said Jac­inta Walsh from ABACAS. Tick­ets for the event cost €75 each or a ta­ble of 10 for €750 and the MC for the even­ing will be Gerry Kelly with mu­sic pro­vided by 2mor­rows Party

There are also have many spon­sor op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able. ‘In par­tic­u­lar this year we are hop­ing to raise funds to re­place our cur­rent lit­tle minibus which is used by the school and by the youth clubs in the even­ing and week­ends,’ said Jac­inta. ‘Hav­ing the abil­ity to bring the chil­dren out and about is ex­cel­lent for their com­mu­nity in­te­gra­tion skills and also pro­vides a much need respite break for par­ents.’

If you would like any fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on tick­ets or spon­sor­ship op­tions please con­tact Jac­inta Walsh on 087 240 7431 or any of the very hard­work­ing or­gan­is­ing com­mit­tee.

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